Learn about the Edcamp Movement: The Definitive Podcast | @EdcampUSA #edcamp


In todays podcast, Edcamp Foundation executive director Hadley Ferguson teaches us how to start our very own edcamps in our schools and our communities. About the Edcamp Foundation Edcamp is a form of unconference designed specifically for teachers and their needs.

5-Minute Film Festival: Taking Back PD with Edcamp


Amy Erin Borovoy (aka VideoAmy) 5-Minute Film Festival Want to learn more about the Edcamp movement? This video collection will help you get started and involved in DIY professional development. Photo credit: Kevin Jarrett via flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Connecting Voices through Robotics: An EdCamp Global Event

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

We recently started talking on Twitter about how our kids could collaborate both synchronously and asynchronously, and we were looped in to a conversation about EdCamp Global. — edcamp Global (@edcampGlobal) January 23, 2016.

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. If you are interested in setting up an edcamp, you register the name on twitter, register gmail address edcampsteam@gmail.com, etc.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Weekly Free Event Calendar - Conference Keynotes Update - Edcamp USDOE - Digital Citizenship

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Partner Announcements Center for Curriculum Redesign : Character Education for a Challenging Century: A Global Conference in Geneva and online via video, October 22-24, 2014.

Check out what Arne Duncan had to say at #EdCampUSA! It was pretty awesome ;-)


edcamp Professional Development TC Blog Video videoOn May 29, educators from across the country gathered at the United States Department of Education for the second annual #EDCAMPUSA. Arne Duncan was awesome.

Discussing an Augmented Reality World! - AR Detroit

Two Guys and Some iPads

see videos on our Instagram). AR augmented reality augmented reality in education Aurasma Brad Waid Brian Wassom Daqri Daqri edtech Drew Minock edcamp EdReach edtech erin klein Google Glass Planets twitter Two Guys On Monday, July 29th our baby took it''s first step!

Augmented Reality Session from #edcampHome

Two Guys and Some iPads

Check out the video below for some tips about Aurasma, as well as a newly updated sneak peak at our augmented reality app Planets! 3D apps apps for elementary AR augmented reality Aurasma edcamp edcamphome edtech Planets

Seesaw - Notes from #EdCampR13 Session | #EdCamp


Students can post photos, audio, video, links, text, and and upload files to Seesaw. edcamp EdCampR13 eportfolio portfolio SeesawInteresting use of Seesaw by teacher who is facilitating: Student filled out a behavior worksheet when she was off task.

The Top Gun of EdTech Conference

Two Guys and Some iPads

John Miller ( @room162 ) kept a live blog from the camp including videos of the epic shred sessions. I have spent the past several days trying to wrap my brain around everything that took place last week in San Francisco.

Celebrating edcamp, libcamp, unconference


The EdCamp Foundation announced the gift of a $2 million dollar, no strings attached, Bill and Melinda Gates grant. It was especially exciting for me because I was there at the birth of the powerful (now international) movement at EdCamp Philly 2010.

My #edCampSFBay 2016 Reflection

There is no box

I was reminded this weekend why I love edcamps so much. I started coming up with excuses not to go but seeing how I’d missed the last few edCampSFBays, I set the alarm, woke up early on Saturday and headed out for an edCamp, SFBay style. Commentary edcamp

Can MakerSpaces Invent the Future? (Video)

Adjusting Course

Check out the 5 minute video below and prepare to be amazed at what kids can do. Watch for our students next week as they present SpheroExo to teachers at EdCamp Eau Claire! It is incredible what kids can do when we believe in them, coach them, and get out of their way!

"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’ll take a quick look at units and topics covered, as well as support materials: videos, quizzes, games, activity pages, graphic organizers, and the informational text feature.

Finishing Strong by Taking Chances?

Tech Helpful

A VLOG is the video equivalent of a BLOG (weB LOG). Edcamp Style Learning.I am a huge fan of the unconference model of professional development that the Edcamp model brought to education. This will be year four of my involvement with Edcamp Gigcity in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

My #edCampSFBay 2016 Reflection

There is no box

I was reminded this weekend why I love edcamps so much. I started coming up with excuses not to go but seeing how I’d missed the last few edCampSFBays, I set the alarm, woke up early on Saturday and headed out for an edCamp, SFBay style. Commentary edcamp

ThreeRing - “I feel like a fly on the wall in my child’s classroom.”

Two Guys and Some iPads

Three Ring gives us the ability to capture video clips, audio recordings, pictures already on our devices, and capture photos at any moment. Once the picture, video clip, audio recording, are shared with the parents, they may comment or ask questions back and forth with the teacher.

5 things you should know about Periscope for education

eSchool News

Pros and cons for educators considering Twitter’s new live video streaming service. On the home screen, you can see video streams from the people you follow on Periscope—and if someone is streaming live, that video feed will appear at the top.

Taking Control Of Your Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

The webinars at #Edchat Interactive allow you to be on video with the other participants and the presenter, like you are all in a physical place together. Edcamps can help fill that void. Recently I was talking to a teacher friend of mine.

A PD Perspective

My Island View

Here is a quick video taken at a public school’s system-wide professional development session.

Thinking About Redefining Professional Development

The Web20Classroom

The traditional forms of sit-and-get PD are giving way to MOOCs, webinars, Edcamps and flipped learning. Traditional PD models can be flipped too, where work is done before to learn basic skills via video or through course work.

Edublog 2011 Award Nominations


Best educational use of audio / video / visual / podcast: Angela Maiers I''ve spent countless hours viewing Maier''s video segments. Whether it''s a TED Talk or a classroom video, I always walk away feeling inspired and informed.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Teacher Professional Development

The CoolCatTeacher

“a video recording of a lesson with a debriefing. ” Most teachers have a device that can record video. Many teachers use YouTube and other video services to search for help. For example, if they have a problem with Google Classroom, a video tutorial may do the trick.

The Unconference

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

I have to admit, that I’ve avoided edcamps and unconfernces for a while, because they have felt to me like group hugs… warm and cozy, but not a lot about moving my learning forward. ” The title and other session topics were decided in an edcamp style format, but with a twist!

EdCampCT Reflections and Resources

Educational Technology Guy

For those who don''t know, 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. Some other resources that were talked about that I''m going to look into in more depth include Pixlr, We Video and Freely. I highly recommend Edcamps!

EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #6: L. Butler

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

In addition to creating Animoto videos, Lisa is active on Twitter (@SrtaLisa), writes about educational technology topics on her blog , and enjoys attending educational conferences. Lisa and I were lucky to connect during EdCamp Philly this past Spring! Check out Lisa''s Animoto video on EdmodoCon 2013 EdmodoCon. edcamp #edtech edmodo edmodocon teaching technology

Meet Six Educators We All Can Learn From

Digital Promise

Watch his video to see how one student’s experience moved him to take action to improve clean water access for families in Somalia: Exemplary educators are making learning relevant by engaging the whole community, connecting parents, community members, and local organizations to empower students to do real work that matters. This blog post was originally published by EdSurge. Guest co-author Mary Jo Madda is an Associate Editor at EdSurge.

Connected Educator Month.What You Need To Know #CE13

The Web20Classroom

Running an Edcamp in your area? What came about was a short video you can use to help kick off events in your school or district. "Alone we are smart but together we are brilliant." October has been declared by the U.S. Department of Education to be Connected Educator Month.

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


Claims on YouTube: Students watch a short video and explain why they might not trust a video that makes a contentious claim. . YouTube Evaluation : Students evaluate a YouTube video and identify reasons why it may be unreliable.

2 New Google Classroom Features! (Added 8/12/14)


You can give your class a Title and a Description, include the Room Location , and even attach files, drive files, Youtube videos, and links. Google added 2 new features to Classroom today!

The Rumors are True! There’s a New Google Sites Coming!

Shake Up Learning

That alone has helped schools launch Google Sites in K12 schools across the globe, using Sites for e-portfolios, teacher websites, campus websites, edcamp websites, training websites, and much more. 25+ Video Lessons . The post The Rumors are True!

8 Things to Look for in Today’s Professional Learning (Part 1)

The Principal of Change

Idea: Similar to the #EDUin30 initiative , staff could share through video reflections something that they have learned at a professional learning day, or on a monthly basis that could easily be compiled into a Storify document to be shared with the community.

5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

LIVE webinars and am an organizer for the K12 Online Conference and EdCamp Phoenix. 00:04:00]. And you can see; the videos are embedded.

Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

We’re all familiar with the writing process, but do we ever stop to consider how that process is mirrored when children create and edit video and audio? is a platform that allows students to take notes synchronized with video. In other words, students can be viewing a video on half their screen while simultaneously taking notes on the other half. is that each note is automatically synchronized with the video (think time-stamped).

Individualized and Personalized Learning

The Principal of Change

Initiatives like “ Genius Hour “, “ Edcamps for Students “, “Innovation Week” , or “ Identity Day ” provide opportunities for students to really shine and share what they are interested in.

Virtual Mentorship for Emerging Leaders

The CoolCatTeacher

Jennifer Gonzalez has released her 2018 Teachers Guide to Technology with over 200 education technology tools including tools for assessment, flipped learning, presentations, parent engagement, video engagement and more.

8 Things to Look for in Today’s Professional Learning (Part 2)

The Principal of Change

I see educators go to places like EdCamp and share how excited they are about the opportunities for learning that happens at those types of events, yet it is rare that I see people sharing how excited they are to attend their own PD days. EDCAMP professional learning day.

Silicon Valley Cue

My Paperless Classroom

Add eyes pic.twitter.com/iFH6Rt87AY — Sam Patterson (@SamPatue) September 13, 2013 The Edcamp workshops were only and hour and even though the ethos of Edcamp is conversation based the 2 Edcamp puppet sessions I have lead ended up being mostly me talking.

Tools for Changing/Improving PD and Meetings

Educational Technology Guy

Google+ Hangouts - use this video conferencing tool to hold virtual meetings and training sessions. EdCamp model - the Edcamp model puts the participants in the driver''s seat for PD (and meetings) and allows for PD to be more meaningful. Professional Development and Faculty Meetings are typically held face-to-face and many times are longer than they need to be, or too much time is spent on things that only affect a small percentage of those present.

Flipsnack: A fun way to make interactive online magazines #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

So you can put in things like video, and the video can be videos taken from YouTube so the video can actually be created by somebody else. And then all the content and the videos and the images and links, they’re all in one spot for the kids to access.