“Open Portfolio”: Helping Makers Show Off Lifelong Learning—A Webinar with Connectedlearning.tv

June 24, 2014
10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
By Educator Innovator

The third and final webinar of the series “Looking Closely at Student Work in the Digital Age” discussed how to create a lasting method for effectively documenting maker work using portfolios. Viewers learned about  Maker Education Initiative‘s “Open Portfolio” project, how it’s developing a common set of practices for an open, decentralized, and distributed lifetime portfolio system for makers, and many more resources and ideas to help educators and students organize and chronicle work.

Guests for this webinar included:

  • Christian McKay – Doctoral student in Learning Sciences at Indiana University; Creativity Labs member
  • Anna Keune – ‎Graduate Research Assistant at Indiana University; Creativity Labs member
  • Hillary Kolos – Director of Digital Learning & Teen Programs at DreamYard
  • Jessica Ross – Senior Practitioner Specialist working at Project Zero on the Agency by Design Project
  • Stephanie Chang – Director of Youth Engagement, Maker Education Initiative
  • Christina Cantrill – Senior Program Associate for the National Writing Project


Overview for Project Zero: an educational research group investigating the nature of intelligence, understanding, thinking, creativity, ethics, and other essential aspects of human learning

The Maker Education Initiative’s “Open Portfolio” project

The Maker Education Initiative on Twitter (@MakerEdOrg)

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