Learn about the Edcamp Movement: The Definitive Podcast | @EdcampUSA #edcamp

TeacherCast

In todays podcast, Edcamp Foundation executive director Hadley Ferguson teaches us how to start our very own edcamps in our schools and our communities. About the Edcamp Foundation Edcamp is a form of unconference designed specifically for teachers and their needs.

edWeb Supports Edcamp Phoenix

edWeb.net

Edcamps are a great way for educators to meet with peers in their area and share great ideas. edWeb was pleased to be able to support our friends Peggy George and Deirdre Shetler with EdCamp Phoenix. Edcamp Phoenix has come and gone, and what an event it was! edWeb Blog edcamp

3-Bullet Thursday [5 Levels, QFT, Student EdCamps]

Cycles of Learning

​ Interested in developing and hosting an EdCamp at your school site? Looking for a strategy to promote more critical thought? Challenge your students to create a video explaining a topic at 5 different levels of difficulty (5 Year Old to Master). Use this video as a template.

edCamp Every Day #edCampSV #edCamp

There is no box

The first session revolved around the very real challenges of integrating technology into classroom instruction from the perspective of two willing (but under supported by their district) teachers. Upon returning home, I got to thinking, we should aspire to have edCamps happening on school campuses every day. So, have an edCamp every day on your campus. In the staff lounge, in your classroom, post a few topics and get together to discuss. Commentary edcamp

An Insider’s Guide to Edcamps

Edutopia

Photo Credit: Julie Szaj Christopher McGee Edcamps All you need for an Edcamp is building, classroom, and wi-fi, access -- and educators excited about showing up to create their own personal learning agenda

5 Tips for Planning a Kidcamp, the Student-Driven #Edcamp

Edsurge

By now you’ve probably heard of edcamps —free, organic, participant-driven, “un-conferences” that empower educators to maximize professional learning experiences and peer networks. PD After Hours Earlier this year, Hackensack Public Schools hosted its first edcamp at Nellie K. Edcamp After Hours , the first of its kind in northern NJ, ended up being a big hit. The energy and enthusiasm filtered down to the students, who then asked if they could hold an edcamp of their own.

How Teachers Can Learn From One Another at Unconferences, Meet-ups and Edcamps

MindShift

If you’re looking for something more formal, the same kind of gathering can take place at a school site, ideally one with Wi-Fi and at least a few accessible classrooms. You’ll also need several classrooms for the sessions, Wi-Fi access, and available restrooms.

2 Unconferences in 2 Days: EdCamp Honolulu and EdCampOnline -- Part 1 of 2

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

I hadn''t ever been to an EdCamp before, so to attend two in two days was quite amazing. One event was in person, the other was online (a first not only for me, but for edcamps!). So this is Part I: mainly about the resources I gathered at EdCamp Honolulu , October 19, 2013.

Want to foster rich academic discussions? Try a student #Edcamp

eSchool News

An innovative professional development model comes to the classroom. Edcamp “unconferences” have shattered the traditional model for professional development, and they’re catching on as a way for educators to share their ideas and expertise in an informal, collegial way.

"Edcamp Style" PD- Personalizing teacher learning on a required PD day!

Tech Helpful

On one day in August before the students came, and again in January of this year we set up Edcamp style PD days. She is someone that sees the value technology can add to the classroom and looks for ways to enhance learning in many different ways.

Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014

Kleinspiration

If you''re a Michigan educator, be sure to mark your 2015 calendars for the MI Flip Conference and EdCamp Lansing. I love meeting those who share the same passion for creativity in the classroom that I have. This conference always ignites my passion for what I do in the classroom.

ThreeRing - “I feel like a fly on the wall in my child’s classroom.”

Two Guys and Some iPads

www.threering.com Three Ring is a powerful tool that allows teachers to create, and share digital portfolios of the students in their classroom. This great tool brings the parents into the classroom without physically being there.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Weekly Free Event Calendar - Conference Keynotes Update - Edcamp USDOE - Digital Citizenship

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, June 6th at 8am - 3pm in Washington, DC Edcamp US Department of Education: Leading, Learning, Listening , Edcamp US DOE will be an intimate gathering of teacher leaders and policy leaders in order to discuss the most important issues in education. Classroom 2.0

Voxer, Twitter, and EdCamps: How to Tackle the Harsh Realities of Finding Good Statewide PD

Edsurge

The Trifecta of Rural PD, Part 2: Edcamps Problem Two: How do you bring educators together for a day of learning that doesn’t cost any money to gather? Potential Solution: While collaborations and connections are formed on Twitter chats, the local EdCamp (essentially a free “unconference”) takes us into Step Two, strengthening these bonds. EdCamps sessions are set the day of the EdCamp, this leads to a wide range of topics for the attendees’ professional development.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis.

Math Teacher: 5 Principles of the Modern Mathematics Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

The 5 C’s of the awesome math classroom are conjecture, communication, collaboration, chaos (listen to the show and don’t be afraid), and celebration according to 25-year educator Gerald Aungst. Gerald Aungst: 5 Principles of the Modern Mathematics Classroom.

Techlandia: The AR Episode

Two Guys and Some iPads

Check out the podcast to see us talk about augmented reality and how we use Three Ring in our classrooms. 3D apps apps for elementary AR augmented reality Aurasma edcamp edcamphome edtech Planets podcast Techlandia three ring We were very excited to be on Techlandia last night!

Augmented Reality: The Future of EdTech

Two Guys and Some iPads

Head on over to Getting Smart and check out Augmented Reality: The Future of EdTech to see how you can use augmented reality in your classroom. 383 Shares! How many people can we reach?! Keep sharing, spreading the word, and join the Revolution!

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7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

An excellent fit for classroom experiences and professional learning gatherings, each Breakout EDU kit comes with a collection of lockable boxes, an invisible ink pen and UV flashlight, timers, keys, and other “diversion hardware” that can be used to play the Breakout challenges available from the store. EdCamp Foundation.

Educators as Empowered Learners

Tech Helpful

I participate in the following ways (please note that none of these options cost me a dime of money)- Edcamp GigCity. This is my fifth year of participating in this edcamp unconference in Chattanooga, TN. I believe educators often fear the imposing of technology in their classroom.

Creating Change

The Principal of Change

Embodying Visionary Leadership Leading a Learning Community #GDD16 EdCamps Flipped Classrooms genius hour global day of design identity day Innovation Week/Day innovator's mindste innovators mindset Maker Spaces social media in education

Finishing Strong by Taking Chances?

Tech Helpful

I want to share five things you might try in your classroom in these last weeks to take a chance on creating something valuable for the future (yours, your current students, and even your future students): Genius Hour or 20% Time.This is a creation of the Google Company themselves.

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Augmented Reality Session from #edcampHome

Two Guys and Some iPads

It was great to see educators who are getting excited about using augmented reality in their classroom or school this upcoming year. 3D apps apps for elementary AR augmented reality Aurasma edcamp edcamphome edtech Planets

Podstock 2013: Un-Conference Recap

Two Guys and Some iPads

We decided to join the discussion on 3 iPad carts or 3 1:1 classrooms. By the end of the discussion we all believed that 3 1:1 classrooms was a better option for deeper learning. The second discussion we attended was about Badges in the classroom: Motivation or Mess?

Educational "Air Time"

Tech Helpful

Needless to say, I'm trying to look at methods from a non-marginalizing approach and make the assumption that every teacher is trying their best to meet the needs of their classroom goals and individual students.

My #edCampSFBay 2016 Reflection

There is no box

I was reminded this weekend why I love edcamps so much. I started coming up with excuses not to go but seeing how I’d missed the last few edCampSFBays, I set the alarm, woke up early on Saturday and headed out for an edCamp, SFBay style. Commentary edcamp

My #edCampSFBay 2016 Reflection

There is no box

I was reminded this weekend why I love edcamps so much. I started coming up with excuses not to go but seeing how I’d missed the last few edCampSFBays, I set the alarm, woke up early on Saturday and headed out for an edCamp, SFBay style. Commentary edcamp

Twitter has changed everything!

Two Guys and Some iPads

It has given us ideas, and resources to "change the game" and improve the learning environment in our classrooms. apps for elementary edcamp erin klein Facebook Google Glass Google+ kevin honeycutt PLN social media twitter Ashlee Logan- Our EdTech Rockstar friend from SC!

Podstock 2013 = Opportunity for Change

Two Guys and Some iPads

we''ll try anything as long as it helps kids learn." ( www.podstock2013.com ) Podstock isn''t just going to be a tech integration conference for us, but an opportunity to change the way educators use technology in their classroom, school, district, and community.

2 New Google Classroom Features! (Added 8/12/14)

EdTechnocation.com

Google added 2 new features to Classroom today! Google promised added features and updates and they delivered today with 2 new features added to Google Classroom! The first new feature in Google Classroom can be found in the menu at the top of the Classroom page.

Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Or maybe they’re happy in their classroom now being a teacher, but all all of them are either attaining or will be looking for jobs this spring. Administrators College (aged 18+) Education Flat Classroom and Global Collaboration Get Connected (PLN Building) How to Guides.

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The New Librarian: How to build a face-to-face PLN in 3 easy steps

eSchool News

As I have moved from being a classroom teacher into teacher leader positions, I’ve noticed it can get lonely and I find myself looking for a face-to-face tribe.

The Top Gun of EdTech Conference

Two Guys and Some iPads

John is knowledge about education and helping students succeed in and out of the classroom. Alice Keeler augmented reality Aurasma bay bridge CUE cuerockstar Daqri Daqri edtech edcamp edtech edtech san francisco John Stevens patue PLN remind 101 san francisco social media three ring twitter

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Teacher Voice at #EdcampUSA

Philly Teacher

Today was an exciting day for the Edcamp Foundation and for edcampers all over the US. At around 7:00 am, a small group of educators walked across C Street and entered the Department of Education for a day of sharing and learning at Edcamp US DOE. edcamp

The Unconference

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

I have to admit, that I’ve avoided edcamps and unconfernces for a while, because they have felt to me like group hugs… warm and cozy, but not a lot about moving my learning forward. Increase the value of learning through and from failure in our classrooms with students.

Teacher Voice at #EdcampUSA

Philly Teacher

Today was an exciting day for the Edcamp Foundation and for edcampers all over the US. At around 7:00 am, a small group of educators walked across C Street and entered the Department of Education for a day of sharing and learning at Edcamp US DOE. edcamp

Edublog 2011 Award Nominations

Kleinspiration

Anderson''s 50K+ Tweets have been one of the top resources I''ve grown to depend on as a classroom teacher. Whether it''s a TED Talk or a classroom video, I always walk away feeling inspired and informed. Edublog 2011 Award Nominations The nominations are now open!