Last week, I had the delight of connecting with dozens of educators from across the nation about Edcamp. We came together to answer a difficult question: How do you run a really effective Edcamp experience? Luckily, some a...
Writing and Talking with Joan in DC Yesterday morning, I got up extra early to do some writing. While I really enjoy writing, it's not actually one of my strengths. I tend to be wordy, verbose, and a bit too narrative at ti...
At Educon this past weekend, I asked educators the following question: What's your superpower? We all have superpowers. (Seriously,we're teachers after all!) Some of us are amazing when it comes to making a complex concept s...
On Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend the inaugural Edcamp Sacramento. Hosted by a fabulous team at St. Francis High School, it was the perfect blend of conversation, relationship building, and strategy sharing. One of...
School Leaders Edcamping in Marin Lately, I've been thinking a lot about the relationship between empowerment and learning. Given what I know about the readership of this blog, I think we'd all agree that feelings of empower...
An experienced panel of Edcamp Organizers will share tips, tricks, and guidance about creating an environment centered on teaching & learning, not tools. We will be answering YOUR questions via an interactive backchannel on Twitter at #edcamp.
Topics of Discussion Include: How do you prepare people to host interactive conversations?
What if no one signs up to facilitate a session?
How do we shift the conversation away from tools towards innovative instruction?
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This Hangout On Air is hosted by Kristen Swanson. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
If you're from PA, chances you've likely heard of PETE & C. PETE & C is the annual, statewide conference on thoughtful instruction that includes technology in Pennsylvania. It's held in Hershey (the sweetest place on earth), ...
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Learner, Leader, Teacher
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.