Free* online after-school professional development workshops available to K12 teachers! Guest lectures available to teacher education classes!
Technology Used by Dr. Barrett
OR Eluminate vRoom (no live video)Materials sent to Receiving Site before workshop:
Technology Needed by Receiving Site
Eluminate vRoom requires only Web Browser with JAVA (no live video)
Use Internet-based technologies to receive a live presentation: an economical way to receive the benefit of Dr. Barrett's expertise (no travel costs).
Average length of presentation including introduction, discussion, Q&A: 60-90 minutes - See picture taken at a recent WWW-based workshop using iChat and Tapped In with students at Fresno State.
*First "awareness" workshop in a school is free. One guest lecture in a class per semester is free. There will be a fee for a follow-up ongoing online professional development class, as I have offered in the past.
Content of Workshop:
What are they? How are they used in K12 schools?
Why use portfolios?
How are they used in assessment?
(and what kind of assessment?)
What are they?
Definitions, Process and Product
(Tool Choices, Planning Issues)
PLUS lots of opportunities for questions
©1999, 2004, 2007 Helen C. Barrett, Ph.D.
updated April 27, 2009