If you have a child or children and does not know how to use a smart phone, iPad, or laptop, then you have raised them very traditionally and instead of doing them a favor, you’ve done them a disservice. In school, technology has allowed students to learn at a much faster pace. There are websites being used by schools for students to turn in their homework, which automatically gets checked and gives students tips on how to fix it without giving them the answer. In this article we will discuss the way in which teachers can improve productivity and organization by using digital student portfolios.
Student Productivity: Using Digital Student Portfolios
In the following paragraphs, we will be listing and explaining 10 Reasons Why You Should Implement Digital Student Portfolios. Reason number zero is because teachers already plan ahead, so why not put every piece of material that will be used throughout the year in one digital portfolio, wouldn’t this save a bunch of time? You can also use these digital student portfolios to showcase student’s work for everyone to see.
Reason number one to implement these portfolios is to become a smarter teacher by using time and space to your advantage. The second reason is that students will not feel left out. Oftentimes teachers only showcase those who are doing “better” than everyone else, but by showcasing everyone and praising their efforts instead of grades, students will continue to try harder each time.
The third reason is because you can upload not only grades and recognition, but videos and presentations. You can record individual students giving a presentation and put it on the cloud portfolio for their parents to see. The fourth way in which digital student portfolios can be effective is by uploading day-to-day …