How do digital portfolios boost teacher-student interaction?

Study International | January 14, 2020

Digital portfolios is the latest edtech to gain growing popularity in schools. Presenting teachers with evidence of academic progress and personal growth, they help to open up new ways of learning in the classroom. By storing a collection of successful and shareable projects, students can also showcase their favourite work to parents, peers and teachers online. And with the ability to share these documents with educators, it can facilitate sessions of constructive feedback on their creations. Another potential benefit of this tool is how it can lead to more teacher-student interaction. Sitting down with teachers and scrolling through digital portfolios is a great way to keep teacher-student interaction levels up in the classroom.

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Research on teaching and learning has led to the development of instructional methods that are more effective in helping students learn. These evidence-based teaching practices, which encourage student engagement and active learning, as well as create inclusive learning environments, have been documented by high-level reports and policy papers. At the same time, the national policy environment is reflecting a more coordinated effort to improve undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education across relevant organizations and actors.

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Research on teaching and learning has led to the development of instructional methods that are more effective in helping students learn. These evidence-based teaching practices, which encourage student engagement and active learning, as well as create inclusive learning environments, have been documented by high-level reports and policy papers. At the same time, the national policy environment is reflecting a more coordinated effort to improve undergraduate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education across relevant organizations and actors.

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