Why #Edcamp Is So Awesome
APRIL 21, 2014
This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending another Edcamp. EdcampElon was another event in a long like of teacher-driven professional development that can have a lasting impact on the learning of all who attend. Don''t know what an Edcamp is or looks like?
How to Maximize your EdCamp Experience
Educational Technology Guy
MARCH 9, 2015
Edcamps are the "unconference". They are free, attendee led and driven, places to share and learn. Edcamp is a great series of free, unconferences for educators. This is a great opportunity to connect, share, teach, learn, and expand their personal learning network.
Edcamps: The New Professional Development
JULY 20, 2016
Howard, PhD & Sarah Thomas Edcamps When teachers choose their own professional learning opportunities (such as Edcamps), many feel more support in their jobs and better prepared to support their students' learning Nicol R.
How Teachers Can Learn From One Another at Unconferences, Meet-ups and Edcamps
MAY 5, 2017
The session on grant writing, for example, was a dud because everyone there wanted to learn how to write them and nobody knew where to start. The Edcamp Foundation puts the Rule of Two Feet near the top of their list of tenets.
An Insider’s Guide to Edcamps
JUNE 23, 2015
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
edCamp Every Day #edCampSV #edCamp
There is no box
FEBRUARY 21, 2015
I attended two sessions in the morning, both involved great conversations around teaching and learning. Upon returning home, I got to thinking, we should aspire to have edCamps happening on school campuses every day. It’s a format for meaningful collaboration and it’s educators having face to face discussions around common themes of teaching and learning. So, have an edCamp every day on your campus. Commentary edcamp
EdCamp CT is Aug 10th. I'm going. Are you? You should be!
Educational Technology Guy
MAY 30, 2012
Edcamp is a great series of free, unconferences for educators. The Edcamp model is unique in that attendees set the agenda the morning of the conference and the sessions are not led by one person, but are rather a collaboration of both the facilitator and attendees. It is a great way to learn, share, and connect with other educators. EdCamp is coming back to Connecticut this summer. I learned and shared my knowledge with others.
edWeb Supports Edcamp Phoenix
MARCH 4, 2016
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. Here is a great article about why this was such a wonderful learning experience.
Professional Opportunities for Educators in 2014
APRIL 6, 2014
Learn more and register at www.SDE.com/nationals. I was able to travel to Mississippi, North Carolina, and several locations around Michigan for wonderful learning opportunities to connect and share. MACUL stands for Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning.
5-Minute Film Festival: Taking Back PD with Edcamp
APRIL 8, 2016
Amy Erin Borovoy (aka VideoAmy) 5-Minute Film Festival Want to learn more about the Edcamp movement? Photo credit: Kevin Jarrett via flickr (CC BY 2.0) This video collection will help you get started and involved in DIY professional development.
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The Learning Revolution Has Begun
JUNE 3, 2014
The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 3rd, 2014 Discovery is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought. Albert Szent-Gyorgi The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?
How to Be Awesome at #Edcamp! [FREE Poster Download!]
Shake Up Learning
MARCH 15, 2015
How to Be Awesome at #EdCamp Poster | www.ShakeUpLearning.com | #edchat #hackpd #teaching The #EdCamp Revolution is here to stay! Have you attended an EdCamp yet? In case you haven''t been paying attention, the EdCamp movement is changing the way educators connect and learn.
HOW TO EDCAMP! Notes from a workshop by Kevin Jarrett
AUGUST 5, 2014
Kevin Jarrett (@kjarrett) spoke about how to run an edcamp at #edcampsteam. He suggests if you run one for a district, you should do a 1/2 day one to people can adjust to that type of learning. 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.
Near to MA? EdCamp Access is 4/8/17!
MARCH 29, 2017
I am happy to be helping to organize the EdCamp Access again unconference this year. EdCampAccess, in the tradition of EdCamps that have taken place around the world, is an unconference devoted to K -12 educators who work with struggling learners.
Connecting Voices through Robotics: An EdCamp Global Event
Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous
JANUARY 29, 2016
Currently, a group of 2nd-5th graders are meeting every Friday for one hour to learn to code these robots and create projects with them. — edcamp Global (@edcampGlobal) January 23, 2016. I wish I had clued in to EdCamp Global sooner because it was an amazing opportunity.
Voxer, Twitter, and EdCamps: How to Tackle the Harsh Realities of Finding Good Statewide PD
JULY 7, 2016
Many teachers connect this way to learn about the latest in edtech tools, educational ideas and methods in teaching, and joining my fellow Nebraskan teachers for the weekly chat gives me a comfortable hour that flies by and is full of ideas and collaboration. 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? Worth the drive are EdCamps in Kansas City and St.
Personalized learning reshapes school PD
MARCH 16, 2017
Anytime, Anywhere Learning #CE13
OCTOBER 9, 2013
The world (and learning) at your fingertips. The idea is to help more educators look beyond the walls of the classroom and look to the brilliance of others to learn from and learn with. Want to learn more? In the spirit of CEM I wanted to highlight just a few of the free, learning opportunities happening. Some lasting only small amounts of time so you really can learn anywhere, any time. And when you do, you will learn so much your brain will hurt.
APRIL 29, 2012
I attended my second Edcamp Boston Saturday, making it my 3rd official "unconference." Edcamps are really more of a movement than anything, an acknowledgment that we as educators have so much we can learn from each other! Edcamp Boston was a great experience.
What is an EdCamp?
APRIL 1, 2017
Edcamps are organic, participant-driven professional learning experiences for educators across the country and worldwide! I would say the key difference between an Edcamp and a typical educational conference is that they are unstructured and the sessions are based on sharing expertise. Here is how my experience of Edcamp went (I live tweeted during the day): What happened at #edcampBKK ? Have you been to an Edcamp?
2 Unconferences in 2 Days: EdCamp Honolulu and EdCampOnline -- Part 1 of 2
mauilibrarian2 in Olinda
NOVEMBER 24, 2013
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.
"What is the Mindset of a Maker Educator?" Resources Mentioned in Edcamp Online
mauilibrarian2 in Olinda
OCTOBER 25, 2014
Lisa Goochee (@blubirding) October 25, 2014 Participated in my second annual EdCamp Online this morning and I learned so much! I was very pleased to participate in EdCamp Online again, and even more pleased with how much I got out of the Maker Educator session. Great conversation today @stangea @jackiegerstein @rhondahergott @kristincharr @mauilibrarian2 @kathyrichov Thanks! Here to help.
Using EDCAMP for Professional Development for All Teachers
AUGUST 14, 2013
I attended my first EdCamp, called JEDCampNYNJ and on a Sunday last spring. I took off the day from Hebrew school because I thought it was an important learning experience that would be rewarding for both myself and my students. (On At EdCamps, this is a given. So what makes a conference a JEDCamp rather than an EDCamp? Edcamp jds JEDcamp professional development It was a life changing experience for me on several levels.
Inspired Learning to Get Results Now at #ModelSchools
A Principal's Reflections
MARCH 26, 2015
Rigorous and Relevant Adult Learning Fuels Rigorous and Relevant Schools Solving ill-structured problems. Daggett calls “Quadrant D” learning – learning experiences that are both rigorous and relevant.
Educational "Air Time"
MAY 17, 2017
Over the last couple of weeks I have really started looking more deeply at the way technology can enhance different learning theories and instructional practice.
JULY 19, 2013
For those of you not familiar with the Edcamp Foundation. About the Edcamp Foundation The Edcamp Foundation is a Delaware non-profit, which was started to promote organic, participant-driven professional development for K-12 educators worldwide. edcamp #edtech edcamp
EdCamp Access- Near to MA? Register!
MARCH 6, 2016
I am happy to be helping to organize the EdCamp Access unconference this year. EdCampAccess, in the tradition of EdCamps that have taken place around the world, is an unconference devoted to K -12 educators who work with struggling learners.
7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning
AUGUST 28, 2016
This is the second post in a short series meant to highlight the great work of many nonprofit organizations that are working diligently to support students’ learning on a daily basis. All of these organizations are shifting the needle and rocking professional learning nationwide. Breakout EDU creates ultra-engaging learning games for people of all ages. This resource is sure to jumpstart your next professional learning or team building activity! EdCamp Foundation.
#EdcampHOME is Where the Heart is. for Learning
JULY 20, 2013
EdcampHOME demonstrated the power of organized mulitple Google Hangouts and educators'' desire to learn. I had been trained for years that teaching and learning was neatly and purposely sequenced in lesson plans and prepackaged by professional third-party developers.by
"Edcamp Style" PD- Personalizing teacher learning on a required PD day!
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
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.
LIVE: Edutopia and the EdCamp Foundation from ISTE 2015
JULY 5, 2015
When I learned that Mr. Lucas not only had a passion for for Wookies and Ewoks, but also had a passion for education, my admiration for him grew so much that I decided to take my own adventure and follow in his footsteps and such… TeacherCast was conceived. The Edcamp Foundation.
#EdCampOnline Experience 10-26-13 #ce13
OCTOBER 27, 2013
Yesterday I had the exciting opportunity to participate in the first ever EdCamp to be held online. If you are not familiar with EdCamps, they differ from traditional professional development experiences in that they are organized by the participants on the day of the event.
Finishing Strong by Taking Chances?
MAY 2, 2017
but "that didn't work, what can I do to value the concept forward and learn from what went wrong and make it better?" They allow their employees 20% of their work week to learn about things that they are passionate about. Start somewhere simple like by using Seesaw Learning Journal.
Promoting Playful Learning Through Teacher Networks
MARCH 20, 2015
Philipp Schmidt Education Trends Through Edcamps and the ScratchED community, teachers can become champions of the kind of playful learning that will help their students thrive
Reflections on Edcamp Boston 2011
MAY 8, 2011
This past Saturday I attended Edcamp Boston, an "unconference" set in the wonderful Microsoft NERD center overlooking the Charles River in Cambridge. Another way to say this is that teachers themselves create their sessions based on what they want to learn for the day!
Learning Resolutions For 2015
JANUARY 8, 2015
Instead of the resolutions I make every year that are personal, I want to make some public, Learning Resolutions, that maybe you''ll adopt along with me. Learning Resolution 1-Reflect More I have written about the importance of reflection many times before and talk about it often.
Take Charge of Your Own PL This Summer!
JUNE 10, 2015
Teachers now have tools to tailor their own professional learning "to maximize our growth." Articles Professional Learning Connected Educators Month Digital Promise EdCamp Emily Vickery micro-credentials PLN professional learning sheryl nussbaum beach teacher driven PD unconference