When COVID-19 shut down schools and businesses in March, PBS stations across the country were also forced to cancel and postpone plans for in-person gatherings, including a dozen in-person PBS KIDS Edcamps. PBS KIDS Edcamps are a chance for educators of young children, many of whom provide service for families in their own homes and...
By Kevin Jarrett, Billy Krakower, Christopher J. Nesi, Chrissy Romano-Arrabito, and Justin Schleider Have you ever considered that after organizing the same Edcamp for many years that you might get to a point, whatever the reason, where you either...
At the first Summit in Philadelphia, there was an amazing session on how to make the edcamp experience more conducive to introverts. They started the conversation with defining what it means to be an introvert. It doesn’t mean that someone is...
Saturday, October 3rd, I was fortunate to host the very first Edcamp in my area, Edcamp SW Dallas.  As I reflect on this journey that began in February of this year, I can say that I am proud of the team of educators who worked with me to ensure...
For new Edcamp organizers, the first step is to get connected with a member of the Foundation Partnership Program.  You do that here. After talking with the Foundation Partner, you will need to work with your team of organizers to identify a...
Imagine hosting an Edcamp without any of the hassle of finding sponsors to help pay for coffee in the morning and Post-It notes for the Session Board. What if all of that simply appeared! Imagine that the Edcamp Foundation effectively provides the...