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Moodle and Mahara
A collection of resources, helpguides and videos in my role as Director of e-learning at Perins School. Some thoughts can be found on twitter at www.twitter.com/moodle2mahara
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Ofsted | Virtual Learning Environments: e-portfolio

Ofsted | Virtual Learning Environments: e-portfolio | Moodle and Mahara | Scoop.it

Materials on Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) reflects what we have been seeing on inspection, or as the result of visits and research, and offers resources and ideas for those looking to improve their Virtual Learning Environments.


Loads of excellent case studies and links to colleges. Many of the case studies using Moodle.

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JISC RSC SE Moodle Forum - Mahara Workshop

These are the slides I used to accompany the hands-on workshop using the demo.mahara.org website.

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Hey! We get a mention on one of Sam's slides. Great presentation - love the venn diagram model of the "Mahara Uses"

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Blooms Sheet for Students book

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I made a Blooms Taxonomy poster to fit on one side of A4 to go inside student's booklets as an aide memoire for our work with Mahara in English and getting students to recognise higher order thinking skills in submitted work.

 

Feel free to borrow and adapt. The link is https://dl.dropbox.com/u/7336564/BLOOMS/poster.doc

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Mahara 4 schools

Mahara ePortfolio as it meets the needs of formal learning primarily in K-12. Other presentations describe other applications of Mahara.

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Great summary presentation of mahara and associated pedagogy. lots of good examples and links to other schools and institutions.

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ePortfolios and Mahara - My thoughts and opinions

Pros and Cons, Pages and Features, Moodle Integration and thoughts on V1.5

 

I was asked for my opinions of Mahara as an e-portfolio by @itdirectorscut on Twitter.  Put my ramblings down in PowerPoint and as a slideshare.

 

The presentation was written before v1.5 so might need updating in places.

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Pros and Cons of Mahara and Google - Shared Doc

Contribute to this Google Doc listing the Pros and Cons of Mahara and Google for eportfolios.

 

Was originally set up in answer to a tweet asking for the pros and cons of Mahara and Google for use in developing an eportfolio for staff professional development.

 

Please add and share.....

 

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Why Mahara – and how to help others get it

Why Mahara – and how to help others get it | Moodle and Mahara | Scoop.it
Lets get one thing straight – I love Mahara. Unfortunately I love it in the way a parent loves a child who has gone off the rails and ended up...

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An entertaining read and thoughtful read. Oh for more people with his passion! The comments after are equally as valuable and of interest - especially the seond to last one. It is a bit of a shame that so much of this work is being discussed by people outside of my secondary school (11-16yrs)  interests.

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a resource for trainers

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Scratching the Surface (Take 5)

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Been using a lot of Mahara recently as we develop more confidence in using it as our e-portfolio tool of choice to present, store, share and assess students work. I am now using Mahara in my Year 7...

 

Blog post on work with Mahara in Year 7 and 8 and also looking at the "new" Scratch plugin.

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Myportfolio/mahara Primary Theme

Mark Osborne explains the new Primary Theme for Mahara. I think the theme is excellent and dont see why it cannot be used with older students?

 

We are going to use this theme for our Mahara at Perins (11-16yrs).

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MaharaUK: Open for learning by Mark Osborne on Prezi

How to use an e-portfolio to promote student achievement.


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I was there - it was an awesome presentation and what a fantastic school.

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