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

TeacherCast

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.

Find local colleagues at an Edcamp

Educator Innovator

Why not attend or host an Edcamp to network with colleagues locally who share your interest in teacher-driven and participatory professional development? You can find links to many Edcamps happening across the country in the Calendar section of Educator Innovator. You can also learn more about the Edcamp movement and upcoming Edcamps by visiting the Edcamp Wiki at [link]. hosted by any organization or anyone : Anyone can host an Edcamp.

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.

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

NeverEndingSearch

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

Edubloggercon East 2011

SpeechTechie

Edubloggercon is an unconference (like Edcamp ) in which the agenda of discussion-based sessions is created by attendees based on interests and needs. and respond on Angela Maiers'' wiki , which gives you more or less a direct conduit to the government!

EdCampBLC- Free "Unconference" on July 16

SpeechTechie

In that spirit, and in conjunction with the traditions of regional Edcamp events "p romoting organic, participant-driven professional development for K-12 educators worldwide" this 4th annual FREE "unconference" is being planned (thanks to the generosity of Alan November ) just prior to, the Building Learning Communities Conference (BLC12). EdcampBLC is based on the idea of an "unconference," and is being organized by the participants in real time on the EdCampBLC wiki.

Why PLN?

Hansen's Link to Tech

I remember attending a session at a conference where the concept of a PLN was introduced and wikis and blogs were the way to connect with one another, however as excited as I was to make connections with other professionals, the resources were relatively dated or I wasn''t interested.

Blog Awareness Month: Support SLPs Shortlisted in 2011 Edublog Awards!

SpeechTechie

Best Twitter Hashtag- #slpeeps Best Free Webtool- GlogsterEDU, a great tool for SLPs Best Educational Media/Podcast-The Compendium Blog of The A.T.TIPSCAST Best Educational Use of a Wiki- UDLTechToolkit Best Open PD- Edcamps, open PD that is happy to have SLPs in attendance! The shortlist of nominees for the 2011 Edublog Awards was announced this weekend.

ISTE "Unplugged" in Denver - 10th Anniversary of the Education Unconference!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Twitter had also just been founded, Educon was launched the next year, and the first EdCamp and the first Global Education Conference --both major evidence of the desire for peer-to-peer professional development--were still three years away.

My Edublog Awards Nominations for 2011

SpeechTechie

Best educational wiki- Karen Janowski''s and Joyce Valenza''s UDL tech toolkit is a one-stop (but extraordinarily robust) resource for implementing Universal Design for Learning across the curriculum. It''s that time already.

2012 Edublog Award Nominations

SpeechTechie

Best educational wiki Karen Janowski and Joyce Valenza''s UDL Tech Toolkit is a one-stop shop for tools to help any learner access the curriculum. Best open PD/unconference/webinar series I have been to a number of Edcamps in the past several years, and these free unconferences, crowdsourcing the knowledge of the attendees themselves, still rival any experience I pay $$$ for.

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