Monday, March 6
11:30 AM-12:30 PM
CEST
Creekside I

The Alaskan JournEy Portfolio Project

Roundtable ID: 50420
  1. aaa
    Hilary Seitz
    University of Alaska Anchorage
  2. Jenna Baldiviez
    Anchorage School District
  3. aaa
    Mindi Vogel
    Anchorage School District

Abstract: The purpose of this project is to support and facilitate a comprehensive ePortfolio assessment system across K-12 with a focus on Developmentally Appropriate Practices and a way to connect with 21st Century Skills. The Alaskan JournEy Portfolio project is a collaboration between the university and local school districts, to promote and support an authentic assessment process using the Digication platform, an electronic portfolio. The JournEy portfolio is a tool and process that the local school has adopted to collect, analyze, and synthesize children’s work samples to document children’s learning and share with families. Many research studies have indicated ePortfolios have a positive impact on children’s learning. (Theodosiadou & Konstantinidis, 2015; Seitz & Bartholomew, 2008; Williams, 2013) In this collaborative project, university faculty work with teachers from multiage classrooms to learn about the JournEy.

Presider: Brian Kinghorn, Marshall University

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