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Knox Academy 2012
Lesson Outline Brief explanation of E-Portfolio Login & Change Password Create a Post Upload a piece of work Personalise e-portfolio layout.
Your E-Portfolio E-portfolios have been designed to allow you to share your best work with teachers, parents or carers via the web. By storing your work electronically, you can use a variety of media to document your learning through: Microsoft Office documents Video Audio recordings or Images Your work can then be viewed 24 hours a day by you, your parents or carers, and your teachers.
Your E-Portfolio The e-portfolio system will provide you with opportunities to: Celebrate and share your achievements with parents and teachers Reflect on your learning and other educational experiences Become a more successful learner. Parents/carers and teachers may also comment on pieces of your work
Click on the above link on the Knox Homepage
Enter Login & Password details gw08surnamefirstname firstnamespaceglow
Next Steps Click on My Stuff Click on My Glow Click on Modify Shared Page (Top right) Click on Add Web Parts, then Browse
Next Steps Click on the Virtual Server Gallery Find Glow Settings in the list. Drag Glow Settings on to the main body.
Change your password Click on Change Profile in your Glow Settings. On the Pop up window click on Edit To change password Type in old password Type in new password (use school password space 1). Re-type new password.
Using your E-Portfolio You are now ready to begin to use your E-Portfolio. You will be able to: Create Posts Upload pieces of your best work Edit and personalise your page See comments left by your teachers
Creating a Post Click on your E-Portfolio and click on Dashboard You will be taken to a completely different screen that looks something like this.
Creating a Post Click on posts and then add new. From this you can create your first post. Base this on a piece of work you have completed in ICT (e.g. Theme Park Leaflet) Heading Description
Creating a Post Choose a relevant category for your post (Technologies). Give your post a relevant tag (ICT).
Upload a piece of work You now need to upload the piece of work that you have written about. Click on one of the following icons depending on what type of work it is. Image Video AudioMedia In this case choose Media
Upload a piece of work A pop up screen will appear, you need to choose select file. Then search for the correct file to upload from your folder. Choose insert into post. It will then appear in your post.
IMPORTANT POINTS! As you are working on a post you should always remember to save it as a draft, that way you can work on it at any time. When you have finished creating a post you can then choose to publish it.
Personalise Page You can personalise your page by clicking on Appearance and Themes on the left hand side. From this section you can preview a theme and then choose to activate the one that you want.