Student digital portfolios are an important resource in today’s education process. Increasingly student projects and classwork are digital in nature such as videos, PowerPoints, etc. and often that work is required to be shared with others. SchoolTube, the leading provider of safe, video hosting for K12 schools now offers the ability for students to create their own digital portfolios, using the newly released My Channel feature.
A student digital portfolio is a shareable site where students can showcase their electronic works such as videos they have produced or collaborated on, and of themselves performing, speaking, or playing a sport. The best student digital portfolios are easy to manage and immediately shareable via the internet. A digital portfolio can be as simple as a Google Doc, bit if the student wishes to share videos, they will need a hosting site for those videos and there, SchoolTube is the solution for students.
With the advent of smartphones, every student now has the ability to be a video producer and increasingly teachers are asking students to submit video-based projects and reports. Video production teaches 21st Century Skills, such as creativity, problem-solving, collaboration, communication, technology literacy, and media literacy so its no wonder why video’s popularity in education is growing.
Now, students can create their own digital portfolios using the SchoolTube My Channel feature to create a shareable showcase for their video productions. As students upload videos they will automatically populate under each student’s My Channel page, where they can be further managed. As videos are saved they create a growing history of the student’s work, allowing the student to see how their performance and skills are improving over time.
Colleges and future employers often want to see digital portfolios of student work, and more and more that means video work. SchoolTube can now be a student’s digital portfolio for sharing their videos with teachers, fellow students, colleges and potential employers. Student-athletes can also showcase their skills using SchoolTube as the central place to share highlight and skills videos.
Students also have the ability to personalize their My Channel page with a header image and brief description, as well as, adding searchable titles and descriptions to their videos so that others may find them on SchoolTube. Students are always in control of which videos they choose to share with the public.
The SchoolTube My Channel page…just another great reason why SchoolTube is the best choice for education video hosting for K12 teachers and students.