Your Charles Best Digital Portfolio

 

Welcome to your Digital Portfolio at Dr. Charles Best. We provide a unique and innovative digital culture for all students to learn in. We are a 1:1 school which means each and every student and staff member uses a device to enhance teaching and learning, and most importantly, help prepare our students with tools and skills to be successful in the future. In order to ensure the success of the 1:1 program we have put in place a variety of support systems.

If you ever need assistance with technology please visit the Digital Literacy Room beside room 202. 

Edublogs

Our school uses Edublogs to document and showcase your learning and experiences at Dr. Charles Best.  You will use your blog to post work and assignments for classes, to post about your learning and experiences in your portfolio, and write reflections based on the Core Competencies.

Login to your blog here:  mycharlesbest.sd43.bc.ca 

Get Edublog support here: Edublogs User Guides

Office 365

All of our staff and students have FREE access to O365 tools. Our school uses these tools as one of our foundational platforms.

Login to O365 here: login.microsoftonline.com

Coquitlam Open Learning – Applications of Digital Literacy 10

At Dr. Charles Best, Grade 9 students will earn four credits for their work in developing digital literacy skills in the course, Applications of Digital Literacy 10. In their classes, students will be required to demonstrate the ability to efficiently and effectively navigate digital technologies while behaving ethically, responsibly and protecting personal security and privacy.

 

Digital Footprint

A digital footprint is the collection of all the traces you leave in electronic environments as you use or move through them. Some is content you actively volunteer—like your Facebook profile. Other material is passive—the cookies a site stores in your browser, the content your district collects about your use of their equipment, etc. All this data can be aggregated to build a profile of you and your behavior.

(Courtesy of http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/04/a-great-guide-on-teaching-students.html)

Tips for Creating a Positive Digital Footprint

  • Always THINK
  • Never post anything that you might find embarrassing later.
  • Be careful with the pictures you post on your public profiles. Remember others will see them and judge you based on their content.
  • Change the privacy settings on your social networking sites so that only your Friends can see your information
  • Do not disclose your personal address, phone number, passwords. Bank card numbers…etc even in private messages. There is always the possibility of somebody hacking into your account and finding them.
  • Do not post things to bully, hurt, blackmail, insult, or afflict any kind of harm on others
  • Always keep in mind that once information has been posted online, it can be almost impossible to remove because of archiving and file sharing. Even though you deactivate your accounts, the information may still be retrieved by others.

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My employability skills

 

  1. Review the employability skills listed, describe the skills
  2. Teamwork & working in diverse environments: in the new class, we have to Adapt to the new environment, meet new students.
  3. Professionalism: a specialized industry in the workplace refers to professionals with specialized knowledge and skills. My job is learning and go to school.
  4. Interpersonal communication: First, we introduced ourselves.
  5. Work ethic: integrity, responsibility & accountability: we have to finish our work perfectly, for example, the teacher let us still reel.
  6. Problem solving & critical thinking: When we answer questions, we need to think rationally before answering.
  7. Time management: I almost never late for the class or school.
  8. Enthusiasm & attitude: We need to treat everyone with enthusiasm, for example, teacher, parents, friends.
  9. Ability to accept and integrate criticism and feedback: When I make mistakes, I will correct my mistakes in time and thank those who find my mistakes. Also think about why I made a mistake and how to avoid it next time.
  10. Flexibility & adaptability: We need to adapt to the new environment as soon as possible. If we go to a strange place, we can use our skills to improve the quality of life.
  11. Interpersonal communication is a big challenge for me because my English is weak, and I was shy, so I need more than teachers and classmates to communicate.
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