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Developing a Growth Mindset Using Digital Portfolios
Tuesday November 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Presented by Peter Briggs, Teacher, Lincoln High School, Tacoma, WA
Hosted by Siobhan Nordstrom, Community Manager, FreshGrade
Sponsored by FreshGrade
Move your students from a fixed to a growth mindset with helpful strategies from educator Peter Briggs. In this edWebinar, Peter shares how he encourages a growth mindset through regular communication with students and by promoting self-reflection in their digital portfolios. He also discusses how he has used digital portfolios for communicating student learning, and the benefits of allowing technology to support his teaching practices.
“I was astounded by the visible student growth I saw over the process of three to four years of using an eportfolio. That evidence-based record of mastery was phenomenal.”
In this recorded edWebinar, you will be able to watch Peter and many other educators to collaborate and discover solutions to help your students today. This recorded session will be of particular benefit to K-12 teachers and school and district leaders.
About the Presenter
Peter Briggs has been teaching middle and high school music in Washington State for 14 years. He graduated from Central Washington University with a BM in music education and earned a master’s degree from the American Band College. Peter has spent the last 10 years teaching at an inner-city high school in Tacoma, WA where he teaches band and percussion. His high-profile drumline has been featured across the state in such notable performances as an NFL half-time show. In addition to music, he has a passion for baking and hiking.
About the Host
Siobhan Nordstrom is the community manager for FreshGrade and is certified in Adult Continuing Education. Over the last three years, she has led dozens of professional development sessions all of which have impacted the way that educators communicate learning through eportfolios. Siobhan has extensive knowledge about the product and the various ways it is being used across the U.S. and Canada.
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Founded in 2011, FreshGrade was created by a dedicated team who saw a better way to show student achievement and progression. Today, FreshGrade is used in over 120 countries worldwide. The portfolio and assessment platform helps educators, parents, and students have deeper conversations about learning. Do it all with just one tool: capture evidence, give feedback, and track progression through standards and custom objectives. FreshGrade encourages students to own their learning while engaging parents at every turn. Start a deeper conversation about learning at www.freshgrade.com.