5 Ways to Be Intentional in the Design of Your Edcamp By Dr. Jennifer Williams, Edcamp Tampa Bay Organizer, @JenWilliamsEdu “How might we create an Edcamp experience that best meets the needs of all of our attendees?”  With a goal of providing an equitable, accessible, and enjoyable experience for our Edcampers, this is a...
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...
Submitted by Cindy Leatherwood, Edcamp Foundation Outreach Manager. Please click the links to get to the videos. Here's the full playlist.  "Here are some short videos that are on our website for Edcamp organizers to use. They are on topics that...
Shannon.jpeg 1) Welcome to 2018, What are your New Years' resolutions?  I've moved to very open New Years resolutions now. This year I'm focusing on the words balance and moderation. I tend to be go-go-go and I...
Betsy Longstreth .jpg 1) Welcome to 2018, What are your New Years’ resolutions?    Not very original but true - More exercise and less reacting to pop up news and distracting social media 2) What do/did you...
Submitted by James Elish History can be relevant, museums can be alive for students.  In this story, James Elish talks about the power of engaging with local museums to develop students to be critical historiographers, or critical framers and...
Submitted by Chris Rogers, Edcamp Foundation Program Associate Given the growing influence of digital tools on young people’s lives, what are the possibilities for where creative investigation in the classroom can go? Good Day Edcampers,  Let...
Submitted by Elaine Mendez, @Elemcoach, See more of Elaine's writing at http://thepurposefulcoach.blogspot.com/ I can fall twenty times, but I will always get back up. "One of those days!"  "What does that even mean?" Oh you know, nothing seems...
Submitted by Brittany Murro, @brittanymurro "We had 170 educators who attended EdCamp Tabernacle, which we were super excited about since it was our very first one!" Here is the link to our session...
Adam Friedman, Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education at Wake Forest University, recently reached out to the Edcamp Foundation by phone to inquire about the Edcamp-in-a-box process. He wanted to build on the success of last year’s...
Let's raise our voices! From the minute a person decides to become a teacher, there is a commitment to stand with and for the children who will be our students. We don't teach for fame and fortune; we teach for kids. How many of us have called...
Partnership will provide maker education resources to Edcamp organizers across the country! November 9, 2017 | Washington, D.C. - The Maker Promise, a collaboration led by the Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) and Digital Promise, announced a...
Teacher-Led Learning Program Offers Personalized Training Events in Communities Nationwide Arlington, VA – October 4, 2017 – PBS and Edcamp today announced a first-of-its-kind national partnership that will create opportunities for early...

Pages