links for 2010-09-09

  • Digital Portfolios Made Easy is a portfolio system developed by Dr. Leigh E. Zeitz and Andrew E. Krumm. It provides a system for presenting digital portfolios that is complete but simple.

    The growing interest in electronic and digital portfolios has created opportunities for practitioners to present portfolios that are more rich and interconnected than the traditional notebook professional portfolio. The greatest obstacle to creating digital portfolios, however, can be the practitioner's perception of the technology itself. The technology does not need to be overly complicated, and the goal of DPME is to make the process as transparent and intuitive as possible. The DPME templates provide a framework within which to build a standards-based, individualized professional portfolio. The DPME templates are provided in two formats, Word and HTML. These two formats allow practitioners of all skill levels to use software that most already have on their computers.

  •, GlobaLinguist's innovative website, is the web's fastest growing multilingual community, providing a new platform for learning and teaching foreign languages, and providing resources for networking across countries, languages, and cultures. provides members with an open database of user-generated language learning content that includes word pairs in over 100 languages, self-paced exercises for individual learners, free resources for language teachers, and community networking tools to assist anyone in the day-to-day development of a foreign language. users currently span 217 countries and include over 46,000 language teachers from 195 countries.

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