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Kristen Swanson
Works at BrightBytes
Attended Widener University, Ed.D
Lives in San Francisco, CA
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SCRUM: A One Month Reflection
Over the winter holidays, I read SCRUM: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time . To be honest, I hadn't committed to using/trying the process before reading the text. Mostly, I was curious. The book came recommended from someone I deeply respect a...
Over the winter holidays, I read SCRUM: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time. To be honest, I hadn't committed to using/trying the process before reading the text. Mostly, I was curious. The book came recommended ...
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+Mathieu Plourde +Steve Birchfield - Yes, trello is great! Although I love the physical reminder of having the board in my office!
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New Whitepaper - Reimagine Learning through Making and Play
As many of you know, I'm gently guiding the work of the Research Institute at BrightBytes . This work has given me the opportunity to learn and connect with dozens of brilliant educators and school leaders across the country. The Research Institute at Brigh...
As many of you know, I'm gently guiding the work of the Research Institute at BrightBytes. This work has given me the opportunity to learn and connect with dozens of brilliant educators and school leaders across the country. ...
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+Allison Zmuda You are more than welcome to repost! Thank you!
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Today's #edcampgift? Shout out to an organizer! Head over to Twitter now!
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Edcamp Online Kickoff 2014
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Edcamp Online Planning
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#Edcamp Events Do Not Have Keynotes
Edu-awesome Logo from Edcamp Baltimore I chat with Edcamp organizers all the time. Edcamp organizers are some of the most brilliant, dedicated, innovative people on earth. They see problems as opportunities and are able to create genuine excitement around l...
Edu-awesome Logo from Edcamp Baltimore I chat with Edcamp organizers all the time. Edcamp organizers are some of the most brilliant, dedicated, innovative people on earth. They see problems as opportunities and are able to cr...
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+Tom Mullaney We haven't finalized yet. :) Stay tuned to www.edcampphilly.org
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School Leadership Briefing Covers #Edcamp
A few weeks ago, School Leadership Briefing took some time to get to know Edcamp a little bit better. They asked a lot of great questions and provided a lot of context for school leaders about the value of Edcamp for building leaders. Click the image below ...
A few weeks ago, School Leadership Briefing took some time to get to know Edcamp a little bit better. They asked a lot of great questions and provided a lot of context for school leaders about the value of Edcamp for building...
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For all the #Edcamp organizers asking for our "How to be Awesome at Edcamp," poster. Here you go! http://goo.gl/sRMFd3 #edcampawesome

This was created by the Region 10 graphic designer, Tom Nielson, and was based on a paper and marker version we saw online. (Sorry, not sure who to give credit to for the content.)
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January 31: Register now for #edcampfv Fox Valley at Kimberly High School http://edcampfv.org/ 
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Edcamp Online Shareout 2014
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BrightBytes Senior Research Leader
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Designer, Thinker, Maker, Writer
Employment
  • BrightBytes
    Senior Research Leader, 2013 - present
  • DeSales University
    Adjunct M.Ed. Professor, present
  • Authentic Education
    Toledo Learn and UbD Consultant, 2012 - 2013
  • Springfield Township School District
    Technology Director, 2010 - 2012
  • Bucks County Intermediate Unit
    County-wide Trainer and Consultant, 2009 - 2010
  • Quakertown Community School District
    Teacher, 2005 - 2009
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San Francisco, CA
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Toledo, OH - Oreland, PA - Philadelphia, PA - Doylestown, PA - Sellersville, PA
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Learner, Leader, Teacher
Introduction
Teaching for transfer and information literacy is my personal mission. I work for BrightBytes to help people learn better using technology. I am also a founder of the Edcamp Movement, an adjunct professor for DeSales University, and a passionate learner.
Education
  • Widener University, Ed.D
    Educational Leadership, 2009 - 2011
  • Wilkes University, M.Ed.
    Instructional Technology, 2005 - 2007
  • DeSales University, B.A.
    Elementary and Special Education, 2002 - 2005
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