The Edcamp Foundation has reposted this blog with permission from Kathi's Integration Innovation blog.  Someone shared this video with me this morning, and I haven’t been able to get the song out of my head ever since.  I’m pretty sure I just did the same thing to you – sorry!  It’s such a catchy little tune and it’s been...
The Edcamp Foundation has reposted this blog with permission from Kathi's Integration Innovation blog.  Someone shared this video with me this morning, and I haven’t been able to get the song out of my head ever since.  I’m pretty sure I...
The Edcamp Foundation supports teacher reading over the summer. Dristay Torres offers a number of books here that have inspired her call to teaching. Read more of their posts at https://knowledgeforeternity.wordpress.com/ There are a lot of...
As the Edcamp Foundation continues to grow, it recognizes the value of identifying and documenting not only the impact of the Edcamp movement, but the impact of it’s programs within the community. For this reason, the Edcamp Foundation is...
Removing the fear for students and parents about grades during the learning process has brought me one step closer to the idea of achieving a gradeless environment where learning is the focus instead of points while ensuring that all students...
Hillsborough County held its own EdCamp with a gathering of 123 dedicated and interested EdCamp attendees to learn new things or share their years of experience. In the EdCamp tradition campers gathered to enjoy breakfast and build the board of...
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Check out the session board from the Edcamp. Since we hosted two Edcamps simultaneously in two locations, we did our opening together had our session board on Padlet so attendees at both sites could see all the topic ideas.  Here's the link. ...
DSC_0022.JPG Edcamp Encore is an unconference day, with a focus. It is organized to further the learning that started at an Edcamp. Edcamp Encore is an opportunity for educators to learn more about a topic they...
Booksnaps allow students to mark the text with Snapchat or Snapchat "features". There is brain research behind it. Booksnaps help students with retention, comprehension and engagement while marking the text. In a nutshell, Booksnaps combines...
The idea for Edcamp EdPrep blossomed recently at a large teacher education. I was talking with a number of teacher educators from the University of Central Oklahoma. We were sharing how the conference just did not offer enough opportunities to...
In this post, we share this activity from Bill Fitzgerald which can be used as a jumping off point for discussions of data privacy and security for teachers and students alike.  Privacy and Security Exercise Do this exercise with your phone,...
What is your why?  Why do you use technology or support teachers in an effort to use it with students? For the past year or so, I have been privileged to serve teachers and students in my district by assisting them with all things digital...
MelissaHS.jpg 1) What are some of your favorite hobbies? Besides living in my head I enjoy learning endlessly by finding new projects to craft in jewelry making and crocheting. When I’m ready to at least try...
In this excerpt from How To Ungrade used with permission of its author, Jesse Stommel provocatively suggests alternative assessment strategies that leave more room for dialogue between students and teachers than numerical grading. Stommel writes...
In this article from EduMatch, middle school teacher Jennifer Hawkins talks about how she incentivizes student feedback and encourages risk-taking in the classroom.  In student recognition, the WHY is overwhelmingly important. How do you...
In this article, Desiree Alexander speaks to the power of authentic and project-based assessments in the classroom, with a special example of job readiness community interviews. Read more of her perspectives on teaching at...
Screen Shot 2018-03-28 at 11.13.38 AM.png In a report on the 2017 work of the Northwest Arkansas Writing Project, they covered the merits of Edcamp #StayInTeaching, which took place in March 2017. They...
The Rome News-Tribune was on hand to cover the 2018 Edcamp Rome in Rome, GA. Please read the full story at The Rome News-Tribune site.  "Both Ellison and Stover said educators in their system have taken what they’ve learned at Edcamp and put it...
Furthering the partnership with MakerPromise that began in 2017, all Edcamp organizers will have the opportunity to add making activities to their event. Edcamp organizers will receive resources from Maker Promise to provide maker learning...
In October 2017, PBS and Edcamp announced a first-of-its-kind national partnership for early childhood educators across the country to engage in peer-to-peer learning. Through this innovative effort, Edcamp and PBS member stations bring together...

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