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Our live, online and onsite courses will provide learning for specific educational focus areas that is relevant to what teachers and students need and are collaborative in nature. Learn the skills and know how to successfully use digital portfolios flexibly, dynamically, and effectively in your district, school, and classroom.

In-person, on-site PD

Our face-to-face sessions deliver an active-learning experience designed to build confidence and knowledge about using bulb Digital Portfolios in the classroom.

Live, virtual PD

Live, online sessions are delivered right to your device, making training easy and convenient.

Getting Started Course Offerings

Getting Started with Digital Portfolios

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn best practices for the use of digital portfolios with your students. 
  • Create a plan for implementing DPs in your classroom.
  • Learn how to access templates, resources and find help within the bulb app.
  • Navigate and use tools and features in class to support collaboration and feedback with your students.
  • Create, share and publish your first page/collection.

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Getting Started with Digital Portfolios for Students

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of digital portfolios and as it relates to digital citizenship and establishing a professional online presence.
  • Learn how to access templates, resources and find help within the bulb app.
  • Navigate and use tools and features in class.
  • Create, share and publish their first page/collection.

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Diving in Deeper with Digital Portfolios

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to navigate your asset library and implement best practices for organization of assets and artifacts.
  • Successfully create groups for classroom management and student engagement.
  • Discover how bulb integrates with your LMS and learn how to submit & grade assignments. 
  • Build upon your knowledge of bulb and takeaway more resources, tips and tricks to make you an advanced user.

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Advanced Course Offerings

How to Use Digital Portfolios for Career and Technical Education

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how digital portfolios provide a lasting, portable digitized body of work.
  • Understand how a DP can show process, progress, & growth as well as provide a professional-looking portfolio.
  • Organize your work within your DP and how to easily publish and share publicly and/or privately your work.

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How Digital Portfolios Take Writers’ Notebooks to the Next Level

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to use your digital portfolio to create a digital writing environment.
  • See how the use of DPs can deepen your students’ writing abilities and show progression over time.
  • Create a writing exercise template within your portfolio that can be used with your students.

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How to Use Digital Portfolios for College and Career Readiness

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to use bulb to effectively show students’ skills and competencies.
  • Review examples of professional portfolios and applying those tips to your students’ body of work as they use DPs for college and career opportunities.
  • Build out your own digital portfolio to support your professional development and future endeavors.

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How to Use Digital Portfolios to Support Social and Emotional Learning

Learning Objectives:

  • Create templates and use them for reflection activities that focus on SEL.
  • Identify and helping to develop soft skills through bulb’s  in-line commenting and feedback features.
  • Showcase growth and progression of those soft skills with students DPs

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How to Use Digital Portfolios to Promote Reflective Practice

Learning Objectives:

  • Reflection as a basis of competence development.
  • The provision of clear guidelines and templates that encourage self-reflection.
  • Creating a plan for frequent self-reflection practice using digital portfolios.

 

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How to Use Digital Portfolios for Goal Setting

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how academic & behavioral goals support formative assessment. 
  • Use in-line commenting and feedback to guide goal setting and support student-centered learning.
  • Create SMART goals using a template that can be easily modified for you and your students.

 

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How to Make Capstone Projects in a Digital Portfolio

Learning Objective:

  • Learn best practices for organizing your asset library to easily access artifacts for work to be done.
  • Discover the many ways to use DPs for documenting growth and progress over time with the use of multimedia. Easily incorporate into your bulb portfolio.
  • Explore the ways you can use bulb to create and showcase capstone projects.

 

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How to Use Digital Portfolios to Flip Your Classroom

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how the individualized learning approach valued in a flipped classroom environment is highly supported by the use of DPs.
  • Learn how to use digital portfolios to deliver lessons to students anytime, anywhere, and on any device.
  • Create and use templates to engage students in-class and at home.

 

 

 

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How Teachers can Use Digital Portfolios for Professional Growth and Teaching

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to build out a professional digital portfolio that goes with you for life and can be shared easily with peers, students and new career opportunities.
  • Organize your portfolio and asset library to make curriculum and resources easily accessible.
  • Learn how to use your digital portfolio to meet personal and professional development goals and display your credentials and badges.

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How to Use Digital Portfolios in the Elementary Classroom

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn best practices for introducing elementary age students to digital portfolios.
  • Get practical tips for using DPs on a daily or weekly basis with your young learners.
  • Explore fun templates from our library that you can use immediately with your students to create, reflect, & demonstrate their learning.

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Implementation Services

bulb Master Instructor Certification

Learning Objectives:

  • Clarify goals, vision, and benchmarks for measuring success.
  • Learn about resources available to support teachers and students.
  • Establish a solid understanding of features and functions.
  • Access and templatize resources provided to lead and support training.
  • Prepare your plan to train teachers.

 

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Roadmap for Successful Rollout of Digital Portfolios

Learning Objectives: 

4 On-Site Days

  • Review use case and best practice studies for digital portfolios.
  • Create SMART goals for rollout.
  • Develop professional development and marketing and communication plans.
  • Build out a detailed rollout and implementation plan with defined key players.

 

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Kickoff for Successful Rollout of Digital Portfolios

Learning Objectives: 

1-Day Workshop

  • Review use case and best practice studies for digital portfolios.
  • Create SMART goals for rollout.
  • Begin to develop professional development and marketing and communication plans.
  • Start to build out a detailed rollout and implementation plan with defined key players.

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