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Some lucky Philadelphians will getting to continue their educations thanks to Bill Gates

Some lucky Philadelphians will getting to continue their educations thanks to Bill Gates | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
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Edcamp Gets $2M to Spread the Unconference Movement (EdSurge News)

Edcamp Gets $2M to Spread the Unconference Movement (EdSurge News) | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
Edcamps, or “unconferences” that bring together teachers, tech experts, entrepreneurs, and anyone else interested in the education landscape, have become a viral movement since the very first gathering back in May 2010. In fact, there were 225 Edcamps in the last year alone.The Edcamp Foundation, le
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Personalizing and Democratizing Professional Learning: The Edcamp Model

Personalizing and Democratizing Professional Learning: The Edcamp Model | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
A powerful approach to producing inspired, energized, and reflective teacher learners.
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EdCamp Experience

EdCamp Experience | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
A couple of weeks ago, I got to participate in my first virtual EdCamp! I have always wanted to attend a live EdCamp, and was even signed up to go to one in early November (but didn't manage my tim...
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Reflections on EdCamp Long Island

Reflections on EdCamp Long Island | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
Two weeks ago was our inaugural EdCamp Long Island… I’ve been enjoying the twitter feed of messages about the day and speaking to people who attended.  I cannot possibly express the enormity of awesomeness that was represented by working with the team of people who pulled off this historic event!  (I’m an English teacher and…
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What CAN I Learn Today? #edCampSWO #edCampLDN

What CAN I Learn Today? #edCampSWO #edCampLDN | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
While I had originally thought I might take in #edCampSWO (SouthWest Ontario) in Tillbury, ON at the last minute, it turned out not to be the case. Add to the mix a similar interest in also attendi...
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An Edcamp at the U.S. Department of Education?

An Edcamp at the U.S. Department of Education? | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
Edcamps are a growing trend in education as a great method of offering professional development to educators by educators, and now there is on being planned at the U.S. Department of Education.
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The Power of Educational Technology: Passion Driven Professional Development - Teachers Unplugged at NAISAC14

The Power of Educational Technology: Passion Driven Professional Development - Teachers Unplugged at NAISAC14 | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
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School-based Edcamps- Redefining Professional Development | Common Sense School Leadership

School-based Edcamps- Redefining Professional Development | Common Sense School Leadership | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
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To invigorate put-upon teachers, Waldwick super tries a novel approach to training - NorthJersey.com

To invigorate put-upon teachers, Waldwick super tries a novel approach to training - NorthJersey.com | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
Teachers trade tips at Edcamp
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Boost for grassroots education

Boost for grassroots education | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
Five years ago, EdCamp was a seed of an idea, 10 Philadelphia-area educators in a room attempting to make traditional teacher training more meaningful and democratic.
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Want to foster rich academic discussions? Try a student #Edcamp | eSchool News | eSchool News

Want to foster rich academic discussions? Try a student #Edcamp | eSchool News | eSchool News | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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It Made Me Tweetless

It Made Me Tweetless | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
Well, it’s been longer than I wanted it to be, but it’s finally another blog post.  I have a lot of ideas running through my head of what I wanted to write about next, but because I promised Brian ...
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How Will Edcamp Change with a New Executive Director and $100,000? (EdSurge News)

How Will Edcamp Change with a New Executive Director and $100,000? (EdSurge News) | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
To describe Edcamps as mere “unconferences” or the Edcamp Foundation as a “nonprofit” doesn’t necessarily do these terms justice. Edcamps--one-day “unconference” sessions that bring together teachers, tech experts, entrepreneurs, and anyone else interested in the education landscape--have become a v
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‘Talk Less and Say More:’ #edchats in the West (EdSurge News)

‘Talk Less and Say More:’ #edchats in the West (EdSurge News) | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
Wyoming, like many states in the West, has numerous teachers that are hours apart. In any given building, you may be the only first grade teacher or you may teach all the social studies classes. This creates multiple challenges. With schools that are separated by up to 6,000 feet in elevation acros
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The evolution of EdCamps

The evolution of EdCamps | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
This post was written by Brad Currie, a ClassDojo Thought Partner who tweets regularly at BradMCurrie






Have you ever attended an EdCamp? If the answer is no, you are missing out. On what you might ask? An innovative, sharing-based day of learning that will forever change your view on professional development. Typically held on Saturdays, educators meet up at a particular location and either present or attend sessions that focus on best practices in education. My first experience with this
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A Quest to #HackPD and Redefine Professional Development

A Quest to #HackPD and Redefine Professional Development | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
I am on a quest! A quest to redefine professional development as we know it. If we don’t want teachers to be the sage on the stage, it has to be modeled in professional development. What I really...
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Edcamp: Where Teachers Confess, Encourage and Brainstorm

Edcamp: Where Teachers Confess, Encourage and Brainstorm | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
Edcamp provides a community of educators who want to spend a day learning, determined by what we think we need as well as what we learn organically.
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Rebeckah Winans's curator insight, May 18, 2014 10:58 AM

An area of PD that increase buy-in because you are IN the learning process.

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Organizing an Edcamp? You May Want to Read This...

Organizing an Edcamp? You May Want to Read This... | EdCampRocks | Scoop.it
Edcamps are being organized around the world and some of us have "edcamp envy" which is why we are creating our own.
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