Session: Using Google Sites for Student Portfolios
Time: 12:45-1:45

Facilitator/s: Toni Weller: tweller@jeffco.k12.co.us and Jen Flores jflores@jeffco.k12.co.us

Tech level: All levels - some familiarity with Google Apps

Application level - All (5th grade and up)

Learner should bring: Nothing needed

Session Description: Creating a single or multi-year student portfolio using Google Sites. Students create a portolio for all subjects, attach documents and reflect on their learning, all within one easy-to-use site. Students have the opportunity to work both at school and at home on the site and nothing is "lost." If time permits, we will show other ways to use Google Sites in the classroom.

ISTE NETS for Session: ISTE Standard 5 - Digital citizenship
ISTE Standard 6 - Technology Operations and Concepts

Curriculum Connections/ Instructional Impact:

Session Objectives / Goal: Teachers will see just how easy this too is for both teachers and students to use.
1 Hour:
  • 5 Intro
  • 5 Overview of tool
  • 5 Classroom/curricular uses of tool
  • 10 Show examples of student portfolios already created
  • 20 Guided practice on personal portfolio
  • 10 Questions and other ways to use Google Sites/Apps in the Classroom