My eCoach offers lots of tools and many of them are not as conspicuous
for members. If you are on a team and have an eCoach, your eCoach can
provide you ongoing feedback and support to help you meet your learning
Plans (ILPs) Members can create an ILP about a specific goal.
The power of the ILPs are how they are interactive and allow feedback. ILPs were created to put in one goal with
where you are currently and where you want to be by a specific time. You
can add 5 steps and concerns. To know if you are doing this right, you
can request for feedback ... more...
When you login to My eCoach, you can change what you see and how My
eCoach looks and feels. After you login, go to the inbox at the top
right or your profile.
After you click Settings, click on
Look and Feel.
will open some new looks and themes that you can choose from. The
default is the teal theme that you were assigned when you first join My
eCoach. I had changed my look to an olive green theme. Thought it was
time to change it to a more neutral color. Scroll through all the different
themes and choose another theme. Then choose if you want to keep the
icons or not. Then ... more...
We added some more new themes this month for members of select teams. These new themes can help customize your projects, lessons or even your ePortfolio. Some of the new themes include Art, Clouds, Professional, Music, Winter Flowers and Fall Trees.
These new themes are only available to specific teams. An eCoach can
request themes to be added to their team or you can join the New Theme Team for access to these themes for only $15 a year. Stay tuned for more new themes!
Global Association for Teacher Empowerment
(GATE) offers live training opportunities for teachers. GATE is an
association of educators developed for educators by educators that is
dedicated to empowering teachers everywhere.
Join Teresa Roebuck on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at 1pm CST (11am PST)
as she interviews Barbara Bray on empowering teachers how to be
proactive about their work and themselves. Barbara will share how to:
My eCoach has a lot of features that members may not be aware of, so we
decided to share some quick tips with you. Some of these tips are
new features for everyone while some are new features just for teams:
We love hearing from you and want to share inspirational thoughts and words that can help get other teachers motivated. Tell us in 250 words or less what excites you to teach by April 30th. Three random winners will each win a free membership to My eCoach’s New Themes Team where they can have access to fun and inspiring themes for their class website, projects, lessons, and ePortolios. Winners will have access to the New Themes Team as long as they want (normally $15/year for members) and a membership to My eCoach if they ... more...
You can have outside website appear right in your Universal Builder
page. Using an iframe in a label allows you to embed code into the
embed box on the Universal Builder page or a tab in the team pages.
Insert code like:
cannot use iframe code with the text editor. Above is a screen capture
of the code. We cannot put the exact code in this text editor for you.
So here is the code without the brackets <> that you can copy,
replace the URL, add the brackets, and then paste the code into the
Instructions for developing a successful online portfolio
An ePortfolio is a collection of evidence drawn from a digital file cabinet that represents what a person or organization has learned over time. In this ePortfolio Process you will be following these steps:
Throughout this process, you will have several eCoaches and other members to connect, share, and learn what works for your ePortfolio. There are multiple templates and themes to choose from along with examples, resources, and research. My eCoach members ... more...