Exploring Ontario’s VLE in the Classroom at the National Ballet School

Join us August 15 in Toronto, ON

Resources from this event:

Why the VLE presentation

National Ballet School Resources

Session 1A: Getting Started in the VLE (Beginner) – Studio 2A

Powerpoint presentation from the session

New to the VLE? Wondering how to access your board’s VLE? Come to this session to explore how to start using this comprehensive and flexible learning platform this school year! We will be covering important information such as login instructions, resources and support, as well as navigating within the VLE. We will show you how to access your board homepage, locate your courses, and cover some basic tips and tricks to get started!

Session 1B: Engaging Your Students with the VLE: Activity Feed And Other Tools – Studio 2B

Engaging Your Students with the VLE: Activity Feed And Other Tools

Do you want to start using Ontario’s VLE to engage with your students but aren’t sure where to start? Come to this introductory and hands-on session to learn about how you can get started with the VLE today.  We will look at how you can use tools such as Activity Feed, Lessons and assessment tools that can help save you time. Be sure to bring your laptop so you can get logged in to your board’s “Virtual Learning Environment.”

Session 2A: Using Portfolio for Triangulation of Evidence and Learning – Studio 2A

Using Portfolio for Triangulation of Evidence and Learning

An integral part of the VLE, Portfolio offers students the ability to easily transition from creating work to showcasing their efforts. Learn how students and educators can create a digital portfolio through this introductory, hands-on workshop.  You will explore ways to use digital portfolios to support student success, life-long learning, and pedagogical documentation.  As an educator, you will develop an understanding of Portfolio and be able to navigate as well as manage and configure settings to personalize your classroom.

Apple(iOS)

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Session 2B: Assessment Updates and Annotations in the VLE (Advanced) – Studio 2B

Assessment Updates and Annotations Powerpoint

Creating a Rubric

Annotating an Assignment

Providing Detailed and Timely Feedback

Are you looking for a flexible and comprehensive digital assessment tool that also supports the principles of Growing Success? Ontario’s VLE allows you to provide timely and descriptive feedback in a variety of ways while tracking overall student progress, all in one space. Join us to get a glimpse at some of the features in the VLE that support assessment and evaluation in your classroom. We will explore how to attach Ontario curriculum expectations to assessments and assess against them, the assignment annotations feature, the improved rubrics tool, and new for the 2019-2020 school year – Expectations Progress!

More about Ontario’s VLE

Ontario’s VLE is a dynamic learning platform provided by the Ministry of Education at no cost to Ontario’s publicly funded school boards.

The VLE includes digital portfolios, assignments, rubrics, lessons linked to curriculum expectations, quizzes, and much more! Hands-on breakout sessions will show you how to save time while increasing student engagement and achievement using the VLE. With such a wide variety of features, functionality, and flexibility, the VLE will appeal to all teachers—from the tech newbie to the tech guru!

Want to explore the VLE or learn more? Go to www.D2L.com/VLE and select your school board to find your login page.

Please be sure to bring a laptop to this event.