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

MindShift

One district employee was smiling about how there were elementary and secondary teachers connecting and sharing: “Where else do you see this?” 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. The Edcamp Foundation puts the Rule of Two Feet near the top of their list of tenets.

A conference about what is sacred in education: 5Sigma Edu Con

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Hundreds of conferences, workshops, MOOCS, edcamps, professional journals, blogs, the list seriously goes on and on. 5Sigma Anastasis Academy Inquiry inspiration Maker Space Middle/High School Primary Elementary professional development Secondary Elementary Teacher Resources 5sigma inquiry pd student agencyThere are a lot of options for professional development. If you’re like me, your inbox and mailbox have a pretty consistent stream of offerings.

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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. You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations.

Empowering Student Voice through Self Differentiation in High School

Buncee

Now, all of my Twitter chat introductions are made with Buncee… I even made Buncee business cards to share at conferences and edcamps! She enjoys connecting with educators through social media, professional organizations, conferences, Twitter chats, and edcamps. I began using Buncee when I saw the awesome graphics that people were posting on social media.

Year of #SayingYes

EdTechTeam

Had I not had a few articles published and read by local educators, I might not have attended my first EdCamp. Had I not attended my first EdCamp, I wouldn’t have been introduced to so many great tools like Flipgrid and Peardeck! Kelly Grotrian East Brunswick High School East Brunswick, NJ Twitter: @MsGrotrian Kelly has taught for East Brunswick Public Schools since January 2007 as a Secondary Social Studies Teacher.

Enter the #squadgoals Challenge

EdTechTeam

Kristen Witt Director, Secondary Education FSUSD Fairfield, CA The first year we sent a cohort of teachers to a summer summit and then a second summit hosted by one of our other district high schools in November. We began to hold mini #techslams at our staff meetings, held our own version of an #edcamp, engaged in Twitter challenges, created a #Pineapple room for collaboration, and saw over 90% of the staff implement Google Classroom.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

And we also organized India''s first edcamp, EdcampMumbai. Julene also works with Suumu Secondary School and Roots & Shoots in Tanzania. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ). Lucy Gray and I, the founders and co-chairs of this massive, worldwide, and free event, may have gotten ourselves a little behind this year on GlobalEdCon planning (with STEMxCon in September, then the Reform Symposium , Library 2.01