Edcamp Boston!

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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.

From EdCamps to Google, 11 Professional Development Offerings for Teachers This Summer

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Grab Your Tents: Time to Go Ed-Camping Okay, so for most of these edcamp events you probably won’t need a tent, but they are often full of multi-day events (so pack snacks). If you are looking to dive deep into early education topics this summer, PBS is hosting a free edcamp event in New York City where educators are encouraged to collaborate with other schools and home-based teachers to share practices and develop skills.

Introducing the BEST Chrome Extension for Microsoft Office Users

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This past week I attended a fantastic session at EdCamp Central Jersey by my friend Bruce Reicher (@breicher) about 10 great (and amazing) things that you can do with Google.

Reflections on Edcamp Boston 2011

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This past Saturday I attended Edcamp Boston, an "unconference" set in the wonderful Microsoft NERD center overlooking the Charles River in Cambridge. Upon arrival at Edcamp, these are organized into session spaces and times; I popped up a small session: Then, you just GO.

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

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

How Kristen Swanson Applies Her Classroom Experience to Lead ‘Professional Learning’ at Slack

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But she’s probably best known as founder of the Edcamp Foundation, which helps teachers run free, grassroots professional-development workshops. For me there was a moment in my third-grade classroom where students were using Microsoft PowerPoint and we were having the kids create interactive games,” she recalls. What’s a typical day like for the director of learning at Slack, the fast-growing messaging app that aims to eliminate the need for e-mail?

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

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He sits on several non-profit boards, including the Re-Inventing Schools Coalition, and on the International Advisory Council for Microsoft''s Partners in Learning program. And we also organized India''s first edcamp, EdcampMumbai.