Discussion Questions:

  • What do you use student portfolios for?
  • What purposes do you want a student portfolio to serve?
  • What are the major headaches/problems you find with traditional student portfolios?

Photo Sharing Sites:


  • external image DA_Fella_Wrench_Logo.jpgDeviant Art - Social site dedicated to publishing, sharing, and critique of student artwork.
  • external image flickr.png Free online photo sharing site that works like a social network (you find other users and can add them as friends).Curriculum ideas!
  • external image photobucket.png Free online photo and video sharingCurriculum ideas!
  • external image webshots.png Free photo sharing site that works like a social network (you find other users and can add them as friends) and allows you to order prints from either your own images or your friends.Curriculum ideas!
  • external image valntn-logo-green.gif - Free photo sharing site that works like a social network (you find other users and can add them as friends) and allows you to order prints from either your own images or your friends.
  • external image atpic.png - Free online photo and video sharing
  • external image zooomr_fresh_logo_sm_08.png - Free online photo and video sharing

Online e-Zine creators:


  • external image issuu.png - Turn your document files into an online magazine that you can embed. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image calameo.png - Turn your document files into an online books & magazines. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image bookr.png - Turn your document files into an online books & magazines. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image mixbook.png - Turn your document files into an online books & magazines. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image logo_myebook_beta.png - Turn your document files into an online magazine that you can embed.



Slide Show Tools:


  • external image sliderocket.png - Flash-based online presentation program that rivals PowerPoint. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image preezo.png - Online slide presentation tool that lets you publish your presentations either as webpages or embed them in webpages. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image googledocs.gif - Online Word processor, spreadsheet, slideshow, and database. (Allows you to store, publish, share, and collaborate.) ? Curriculum ideas!
  • external image zoho.png - Full online office suite. (Allows you to store, publish, share, and collaborate.) ? Curriculum ideas!
  • external image slideshare.gif - Online presentation tool that lets you create and share slide presentations. ? Curriculum ideas!
  • external image authorstream.gif - Upload PowerPoint presentations to share and embed on your website. Keeps all animations from origional file. ? Curriculum ideas!
  • external image 280slides.gif - Upload PowerPoint presentations to share and embed on your website. Keeps all animations from original file. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image tools_magtoo_logo1.gif - Create photo slideshows, panorama slideshows, or Trip Shows (combine photo slideshows with Google Maps)
  • external image 9a56c3a139fe3c0d5dcabf6ef4ec4ed8.png - add text to photos to make a video slideshow
  • external image voicethread.gif - Allows you to mix pictures, audio, and video in a collaborative environment where rich threaded discussions can take place. ? Curriculum ideas!
  • external image slidestory.png - Upload your photos and add your voice to create slide shows with narration. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image vuvox.png - Innovative online presentation program that nicely integrates multimedia from other sources. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image onetruemedia.gif - Online presentation program that nicely integrates multimedia from other sources. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image slide.png - Online presentation program that nicely integrates multimedia from other sources. Curriculum ideas!



Blog Hosts:

  • external image blogger.gif - Blog host owned by Google. Great for journaling, publishing, and connecting with other writers with simmilar interests. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image 21classes.gif - Allows teachers to set up class blog accounts and manage the settings and permissions for students in their class. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image edublogs.gif - Blog host designed for educational use. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image classblogmeister.png Blog host that gives teachers a lot of control.Curriculum ideas!
  • external image kontain.png Simple but visually attractive blog hosting platform. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image pocketmanila.png Simple but visually attractive blog hosting platform. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image scrapblog.gif - Combine photos, video, and audio to create multimedia scrapbooks or scrapblogs. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image penzu.gif - Intuitive interface Online Journal Curriculum ideas!
  • external image tumblr.png - Visually rich and extremely customizable blogging platform. Not so much for text but more for multimedia. Curriculum ideas!

Wiki Hosts:

  • external image pbwiki.gif - Free wiki website host. Allows you to create web pages that anyone with a password can quickly and easily edit. Great for community knowledge construction and information gathering. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image wikispaces.gif - Free wiki host. Allows you to create web pages that anyone with a password can quickly and easily edit. Great for community knowledge construction and information gathering. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image wetpaint.gif - Free wiki host. Allows you to create web pages that anyone with a password can quickly and easily edit. Great for community knowledge construction and information gathering. Curriculum ideas!
  • external image pikiwiki.png - Free wiki host. Has a drag and drop editor for easy page layout. Supports audio and video captions. Curriculum ideas!
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