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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Wednesday, July 20 • 2:35pm - 3:40pm
Blogs as Digital Portfolios

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Elementary students, too, can have digital portfolios that allow them to reflect and record their learning. Just like their older counterparts, young learners want to showcase their learning for a wider audience and obtain feedback beyond the teacher’s comments. We’ll discuss what works effectively with young students.
You will leave with
· A model for using digital portfolios in your classroom
· Examples of effective digital portfolios
· Ideas for age-appropriate tools to demonstrate learning
· A digital handout with all of the information from the session

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Kathy Cassidy

Grade One Teacher, Prairie South Schools
Kathy Cassidy has been teaching for more than 20 years and is currently a grade one teacher in Moose Jaw, SK, Canada. She is passionate about literacy and about using technology in meaningful ways. Since 2005, her classroom has been connecting with the world through a classroom blog, student blogs, Skype, Twitter and other means. Outside of school, Kathy speaks internationally and maintains a professional blog. Her first book is Connected From... Read More →

Wednesday July 20, 2016 2:35pm - 3:40pm
Arlington - Mezzanine/2nd Floor Boston Park Plaza