Oct
19
2018

An professional biography is a short summary of your credentials, achievements, interests, and connection to a conference, publication, or other place where you or your work may be presented. Whether you anticipate presenting at an academic conference, submitting a paper to a journal, or would just like to have a sample biography ready to be […]



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Apr
21
2017

Mozilla Open Badges is a platform that offers a place to demonstrate your variety of technical skills into one place. You can earn badges as a digital credentials for your real-world skills sets and achievements. Here’s a TEDx talk that talks about what digital credentials and why they might be useful for your class: Consider […]



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Apr
21
2017

Many educators complete a variety of certifications and training sessions through professional development days or other arenas. There is not always a convenient place to list all of these accomplishments on your resumé, so composing a Professional Development Transcript that lists and describes your additional achievements and qualifications could be a great supplementary document. Requirements […]



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Apr
21
2017

A cover letter showcases your ability to communicate skill sets and experiences you have that qualify you for a certain job. It is an in-depth introduction to your resumé and is organized around the specific requirements listed in a job description. Whether you are looking at a certain job or would just like to have […]



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Apr
21
2017

One of the ways you can be an effective teacher is to help direct students to high-quality resources to supplement their learning. In creating a gallery of links, you create a library of “teacher-approved” websites for your students to use for self-directed, lifelong learning. Requirements Make a new page for your portfolio called “Gallery of […]



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Apr
21
2017

Developing a written teaching philosophy provides a wonderful opportunity to reflect on your teaching values, beliefs, and goals. A teaching philosophy is a vehicle to communicate your educational beliefs and standards to a wider audience in a compelling and concise manner. Requirements There are many ways to complete a Teaching Philosophy, and there is no […]



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Apr
21
2017

Almost everyone will have an “About Me” page on their portfolio, but not everyone will have an “About My Classroom” page. Now is your chance to make one! The goal of this page is to convey to parents, fellow teachers, and prospective employers what your classroom looks like in theory and in practice. Requirements Make […]



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Apr
21
2017

One goal of your portfolio, and perhaps its most important function, is to showcase your strengths as an educator to colleagues, parents, students, and potential employers. Few things can tell your story as an educator better than the voices of your students as evidenced in their work. This Piece of Flair is an opportunity to […]



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Apr
21
2017

Blogs serve many purposes, from updating colleagues to sharing ideas that you are exploring. Perhaps you have used a blog before, or perhaps you have always wanted to try one but never have. Now is your chance to start blogging. The goal of this Piece of Flair is to engage in dialogue and share your […]



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