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Mental Health and Self-Esteem through Digital Portfolios

Thursday, October 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Mental Health and Self-Esteem through Digital Portfolios

Presented by Cari Wilson, Innovation and Technology Lead Teacher
Hosted by Siobhan Nordstrom, Community Manager, FreshGrade

Sponsored by FreshGrade

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Educators are dealing with more and more instances of student anxiety and mental health issues, and the impacts these can cause in a classroom can be quite profound. Can an average teacher, without a counseling degree or special training, make a difference in these students’ lives? The answer is, of course, yes. Teachers can make all the difference in the world!

This edWebinar examines how the use of digital portfolios can help students who have mental health issues. This recorded edWebinar will be of particular benefit to kindergarten through high school teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders.

Cari WilsonAbout the Presenter

Cari Wilson is the Elementary Innovation and Technology Lead Teacher for the West Vancouver School District. With over 20 years of classroom experience and a master’s in educational technology, Cari works with both teachers and students in West Vancouver and beyond, helping them implement technology and innovation in engaging and thoughtful ways.


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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Fresh Grade LogoFounded 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


Thursday, October 3, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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