Technology Teaching Portfolio
Updated Jan 15, 2012, 9:23 AM
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Standard 5: Professional Growth & Leadership

Teachers continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources.

Teachers:

  • participate in local and global learning communities to explore creative applications of technology to improve student learning.
  • exhibit leadership by demonstrating a vision of technology infusion, participating in shared decision making and community building, and developing the leadership and technology skills of others.
  • evaluate and reflect on current research and professional practice on a regular basis to make effective use of existing and emerging digital tools and resources in support of student learning.
  • contribute to the effectiveness, vitality, and self-renewal of the teaching profession and of their school and community.

My Technology Artifacts

Required and optional artifacts for Standard 5 are listed below. Include your reflection for each of your artifacts on this page. Then, create a link to a new page that either displays that artifact, includes it as an attachment, or is linked from your Files page.

Teaching with Technology Blog

Include here an insightful reflection (about 3 - 5 paragraphs) about how this artifact meets the standard and demonstrates your proficiency. Link to or embed your blog on your artifact page. Add any additional information or insights you received from completing this exercise.

Digital Story

Include here an insightful reflection (about 3 - 5 paragraphs) about how this artifact meets the standard and demonstrates your proficiency. Link to or embed your VoiceThread digital story on your artifact page. How might you use digital stories in your future classroom? Post some ideas to your artifact page as needed.

Annotated Video Playlist

Include here an insightful reflection (about 3 - 5 paragraphs) about how this artifact meets the standard and demonstrates your proficiency. Link to or embed your YouTube video playlist on your artifact page. How might you use video playlists to enhance your instruction? Provide some ideas on your artifacts page as needed.

Back to School Prezi Presentation

Include an insightful reflection (about 3 - 5 paragraphs) about how this artifact meets the standard and demonstrates your proficiency. Link to or embed (Insert>More gadgets and search for Prezi) your Prezi presentation directly on your artifact page. How might you use Prezi as an alternative to traditional slide shows? Provide some ideas in your artifact reflection on the use of presentation tools in your classroom.