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Liz Davis
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I am an educator who strongly believes in the power of innovation in education. Director of Curriculum at an Independent School in Palo Alto, CA
I am an educator who strongly believes in the power of innovation in education. Director of Curriculum at an Independent School in Palo Alto, CA

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Edcamp Independent Schools is coming to San Francisco 2/27/16
If you are planning to be at NAIS in San Francisco this year (or will be in the Bay Area), don't miss Edcamp Independent Schools, a free edcamp experience directly following the NAIS Annual Conference (currently in its 4th year). This year we will gather at...

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My middle school students just participated in their own edcamp. It went really well. Check out my blog post if you would like to see how we did it.

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Edcamp with Students - Finally!
This Friday the middle school students at Synapse School  (where I am the Assistant Head of School), participated in their first student lead #Edcamp. I have been trying to get an Edcamp for kids going at my schools since I discovered how empowering partici...

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Edcamp Foundation #GivingTuesday Campaign
The Edcamp Foundation is organizing a campaign for #GivingTuesday, which will begin on the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It is a day to encourage people to give to their favorite nonprofits, so they are hoping to connect with Edcamp folks aro...

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In July of this year I started a new job. I am now the Assistant Head of School for Synapse School in Menlo Park, CA. The past few months have been a whirlwind of getting to know the school, the administration, the faculty and the kids. Synapse is a very yo...

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Beginning Again - Reflections on Edcamp San Jose
This weekend I helped to organize Edcamp San Jose , my first west-coast edcamp. Thanks to an amazing team of organizers, Travis Phelps , Diane Wharton , Mary Fran Lynch , Todd Feinberg and Matthew Cordes ,  and a great group of participants it was a wonderf...

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We built it, but not many came... How do we reinvigorate Teachers Unplugged?
This is the fourth year that I have helped to organize the  Teachers Unplugged session at NAISAC . This is a participant driven session in which the attendees propose and vote on topics for discussion and then we sit at round tables and have two 20 minute d...
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