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...
  I love EdCamps. Today I attended #EdCampSEMN at Austin High School in Austin, Minnesota, the home of Hormel and SPAM. And, if that’s not reason enough to attend, the beautiful drive down from the Twin Cities through rolling hills and gorgeous...
Dear Edcampers, Seven years ago, the first Edcamp was held in Philadephia. Since then, Edcamps have become a melting pot of learning. Different schools, belief systems, and races are represented and celebrated. Teachers, parents, students, 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...
We have recently added a set of index cards to each Edcamp-in-a-Box that we send out. They are to help build the session board. The index cards are used to collect session topics. Everyone is encouraged to write down the topics and questions that...
There have been four Leadership Summits so far this year. The first one was in Philadelphia, bringing together 65 people connected with the edcamp movement in one way or another: Foundation Board members, local organizers and participants,...
On September 7, ASCD hosted a discussion with some of the most extraordinary people I have ever met. The topic (broadly): civic engagement and young people. As I glanced around the table, I witnessed representatives from The Teachers...
Have an Edcamp Idea You’re Eager to Implement? Need Some Funds? Impact Grants Can Help! The Edcamp Foundation is very excited to announce our new Impact grants! These grants are awarded to educators who have attended an edcamp and want to...
The Edcamp Foundation had the distinct honor of hosting our first Edcamp Organizer Summit, an amazing two day event filled with energy and passion. The goal of the Summits is to celebrate our amazing Edcamp organizers. These organizers are usually...
Subject: EDCAMP Research Study – Seeking Elementary Teachers!  ($35 Amazon Gift Card) Hello, Edcampers!  My name is Dinh Phan and I am a former elementary school teacher and a doctoral candidate at the Boston University School of...
This is a fabulous article! Make sure to read it. It is full of great research! Apologies for the added click. We have applied for permission from ASCD to publish it here.      photo credit: <a...
For the third year, the US Department of Education and the Edcamp Foundation will work together to welcome the edcamp faithful to an edcamp in Washington, D.C. at the US Department of Education offices. Edcamp US DOED has been a very popular event...
I had the wonderful privilege of visiting Northfield Community Middle School this Monday. If you ever get the chance, take the time to stop and learn what is happening there. Under the leadership of Glenn Robbins and with the support of his...
Fabulous things are happening in New Jersey! Read all about the Student Edcamp Period at Northfield Community Middle School! 
It’s 8am on a Saturday & I struggle to find an open spot in the already packed parking lot at the Carilyn Gilbert Education Center. Once in the building, I’m greeted by the smell of coffee & dozens of smiling educators chatting away,...
 Originally published at www.geraldaungst.com by an edcamp Philly organizer! Educators have the benefit of getting a fresh start not once but twice a year. We have the start of school in September, then the turning of the calendar in...
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...
2015 has been an amazing year for the Edcamp Foundation! There are no two ways about it! We have been able to establish a home office to support the work of edcamp people around the world. None of this would have been possible without all of the...
Edcamp organizers are some of the most passionate and dedicated volunteers! They give freely of their time and talents to make edcamps happen all around the country and around the world. Because of their dedication and hard work, teachers are...
What are your hopes for 2016? As you finish out 2015, think about what you want to set as a goal for the coming year. Share your goals with us, using #EdcampGift. Thanks to Remind, you might win $100 for your local Edcamp. 

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