The following ideas are notes from workshops at the 2012 Southwest BLC conference.

DIGITAL TEXTBOOK

http://dgh.wikispaces.com/ - Over the course a a few years the student created a digital textbook. This project engaged students in real and relevant work.

DIGITAL PORTFOLIOS

http://primaryportfolios.wikispaces.com/ - this wiki includes the information from Kathy Cassidy's presentation
http://kathycassidy.com/

  • Gives Students an audience
  • Creates a Community - classroom, parents, extended family, world
  • Digital Footprint - teach the etiquette, once on the web- always on the web, good digital citizens
  • Their Culture - it is a part of life
  • Student-led Conferences
  • Student Choice
  • Tip: Never show student face on student blog so that the name cannot be attached to a face