• Samantha Fecich

3 steps to digital portfolio success featuring Amanda Jeane Reichert

Welcome back to day 3 of the EduMagic #teacherappreciationweek! Today I have Amanda Jean back on the show where is sharing the why, how, and what all about digital portfolios. You may remember Amand was on the show previously on episode 26 where she shares about stuff for student teachers. You can check it out here!

Check out Amanda's presentation
Digital Portfolios Workshop
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Step 1 Pick a site!
  • Needs to work best for you

  • Readable and easy to navigate

  • Easy to use

  • Insert images, text, headings, etc.

  • FREE

  • Claim your space online

Step 2: Highlight your experiences
  • Share your experiences

  • Volunteer work

  • Work with kids!

  • Make space to highlight field experience

  • Student teaching

  • Ask the supervisor and mentor teachers if you can take pictures and put them on your website.

Step 3: Show real work with pictures
  • Show samples that you created

  • Student work

  • Best lessons and unit plans for employers to see

  • Have a whole tab for your unit! You are able to demonstrate your understanding of scope and sequence.

  • Digital content that you created (graphics, websites, etc) show it!

  • Your brain is designed to process images quickly! Use images to showcase content.

  • Get permission first to take pictures and use them!

  • Get pictures with kids! (With permission!)

Quick tips:
  • Link all the things!

  • If you are talking about a lesson plan link to it or embed it

  • Show interest, personality, hobbies, volunteer work, etc.

  • Social media share what you are learning

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