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

MindShift

For larger, more efficient unconferences, the Edcamp Foundation has a site full of resources and ideas for anybody who wants to organize their own “Edcamp,” which is simply a well-articulated version of an education unconference.

HOW TO EDCAMP! Notes from a workshop by Kevin Jarrett

Saving Socrates

Kevin Jarrett (@kjarrett) spoke about how to run an edcamp at #edcampsteam. https://docs.google.com/document/d/148stWNaJWyjOXQrxCdMFuuhSpx6EC4oeTK88W_FtUrE/edit It isn''t trademarked for an edcamp. Edcamp rules, has to be open to all, at school unconference. This is what an edcamp should be. You can learn about stuff at an edcamp. He mentioned JEDCAMP as a kind of edcamp that was established (Go Seth!). So raid existing edcamp sites.

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First EdCamp Kauai! -- April 25, 2015

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Experimenting with Storify to help document Edcamp Kauai's inaugural event. Congratulations! Anything else to add to the story? Leave a message in the comments below or tweet me, and I'll add it!

"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. We then shared a version of this document below (see red) a day beforehand and asked teachers to think about which sessions would be the most useful for them.

4 Reasons to Teach Students the Research Process with Google Drive!

EdTechnocation.com

Students can Insert Link directly into their document. This Add-On allows the user to highlight text in their document, then it collects all of the highlighted text into a separate document automatically for easy organization!

Beyond "Ditching the Desks," 9 Creative Ways to Avoid "The Cemetery Effect"

Kleinspiration

That’s when I knew I had to not only “ditch the student desks” but I had to remove my massive desk that was merely a counter to hold our computer, printer, document camera, and stacks of papers.

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Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward

EdTechSandyK

Edcamps - unconferences where there aren''t traditional keynote speakers or vendors. Royse City is hosting EdCamp Awesome in Feburary 2014. Productivity Don uses Google Drive to collaboratively create documents with his colleagues.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Armstrong''s 2008 TED Prize wish asked to help her assemble the Charter for Compassion, a document around which religious leaders can work together for peace. In late fall 2008, the first draft of the document was written by the world, via a sharing website.

THANK YOU for 5 Amazing Years of Educational Podcasting! Thank You For Amazing Feedback!

TeacherCast

It inspired me to start planning the first edcamp buffalo (@edcampbflo)! Learn Why Edusight is an awesome Portfolio Tool For Documenting Student Achievement | @Edusight. Hugely informed and supportive of teachers.

Paperless Please

Hansen's Link to Tech

As a collective professional learning team try to use only online tools when it comes to planning curriculum, documenting meeting minutes/resources/pd, or creating/collecting any other resources. Tired of the long lines to access the school copy machine? Annoyed with consistent paper jams?