I just wanted to post some samples of what I will be using at my upcoming conferences with parents. These are reading and writing samples that we "published" in Explain Everything. The reading samples take me about 5 minutes per student. The book I am using is at the level they achieved when I assessed them with my Fountas and Pinnel running records. The writing is currently being published after they finish a story and conference with me. We just finished a unit on stretching a personal story across 3 pages.
I am anxious to see how they are received by parents since I am hoping to move to an electronic portfolio for my class next year. Enjoy!!
(The below clip is just the reading portion, we have a third slide where I interview kids about what they are proud of in their reading. I didn't include those for privacy reasons.)
Here are some writing samples!!
Th above samples are so cute and perfect, but most edtech teachers know that sometimes the process to got to the published version has many moments of frustration followed by determination. The below clip is a "blooper". I love this kid. He had had some trouble putting his slides in order. When he finally got to recording, he realized that the slides were still out of order and hilarity ensues...(if I had a nickel for every time a kid yelled my name in frustration during tech time...)
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