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

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One teacher went to a “STEM/STEAM” session but was disappointed that the discussion was so “general and theoretical,” while he was looking for something more specific and practical. The Edcamp Foundation puts the Rule of Two Feet near the top of their list of tenets.

edWeb Supports Edcamp Phoenix

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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

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Wonderful Word Problem Breakthroughs

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She greatly enjoys sharing her passion for being a connected educator through venues such as ISTE, Edcamp, EdTechTeam and various conferences. Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Lesson Plans Math Teachers STEM Teachers Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

This summer’s ultimate ed tech professional development guide

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Turn Your Elementary School into a STEM School! You can gain huge insights into how other teachers are making strides with ed tech without reaching for your credit card: EdcampsEdcamps are free, they’re teacher-led and the name of the game is participation.

Can MakerSpaces Invent the Future? (Video)

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Watch for our students next week as they present SpheroExo to teachers at EdCamp Eau Claire! Uncategorized 3D Printing Collaboration EdTech Elementary Greenwood GWgreats Innovation Makerbot Makerspace MakerSpaces Mobile MakerSpaces Robotics Sphero SpheroExo STEAM STEM Wayzata

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Dr. Wesley Fryer is an author, elementary classroom STEM teacher, digital learning consultant, digital storyteller, and change agent. He teaches 4th and 5th grade STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at Independence Elementary in Yukon Public Schools in Oklahoma.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via CMX : “ How Edcamp Scaled Up 1,500 Community Events Connecting Educators All Over the World.” In other STEM news, Pornhub awards a “women in tech” scholarship. Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires.” ” And what a fine bunch.

October Is Connected Educator Month

Educator Innovator

Innovating STEM and Literacy. As a partner in the Educator Innovator Network, Connected Educator Month is engaging many EI Partners in this work including NaNoWriMo, EdCamp, Common Sense Media, NWP, Digital Is, Mozilla Webmaker and the Hive Learning Network. There have never been more opportunities to share perspectives and lessons learned with inspiring colleagues from around the world.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

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STEM, STEAM, or science teachers can browse hundreds of games, apps, and websites tagged for NGSS with the NGSS Explorer. Sometimes we hear about so many different tools from conferences, edcamps, and workshops it can be a little overwhelming.

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

Graphite Blog

STEM, STEAM, or science teachers can browse hundreds of games, apps, and websites tagged for NGSS with the NGSS Explorer. Sometimes we hear about so many different tools from conferences, edcamps, and workshops it can be a little overwhelming. During the school year, the professional learning we receive can be very district- or campus-centered.