I don’t normally reblog posts, but I think this one is worth it. Jimmy Sapia, a 5th grade teacher, is embarking on an exciting learning journey for himself and his students. He is using Evernote to start more formally documenting student work in digital portfolios. Please consider commenting on this post and adding your own wisdom to our thinking.
So, after reading Matt Renwick’s Book about Digital Portfolios, I’ve decided to dive right in and give it a whirl. So, here it goes. I will be reflecting and providing honest feedback periodically throughout the year to share my successes and failures. I have decided to use Evernote as the place to house all student work. Ready, set, go!
I am a new fifth grade teacher this year and my responsibilities are to teach Humanities. ELA and Social Studies fall under that umbrella. I also teach at an IB school. For more information, click here.
I created a note for each student. My colleague and I each have designated homerooms, but we teach each child in fifth grade. We have a total of 40 kids. Therefore, I created two notebooks labeled as Jimmy’s Homeroom and my co-workers homeroom and put students in accordingly.
Originally, I had all…
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