EdCamp Grafton 4/8/2017

What is EdCamp?

An edcamp is a user or teacher-generated conference Edcamps are designed to provide participant-driven professional development for K-12 educators. They are energetic and enthusiastic events that are produced by people who love to learn and want to share. It is a wonderful community of professionals who want to work to spread knowledge and network with one another.

What did you attend at Edcamp?

I attended a workshop on programming. I will be working with a drone racing team at our school and I hope to be able to teach some basic code skills with the kids that participate.
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What did you share at Edcamp?

The Extraordinaires

Designing for The Extraordinaires is fun, easy and interactive. In 3 simple steps you can start your design journey, creating great and amazing inventions, gadgets and buildings.

Extraordinaires is an award winning thinking game for problem solvers aged between 8 and 108

Harnessing the Power of Play and Design Thinking in Education through the use of creative ideas and beautiful illustrations to release all the potential energy locked up inside your students.

What did you learn with Edcamp?

I learned some advanced and new updates with Google Keep which has helped me with productivity. More importantly, I learned what an Edcamp is all about. I loved the whole concept of communal education and sharing of ideas. I took a new found appreciation for creating a more unique experience for my own students. I hope to take that "sharing" concept into my own class for years to come. I feel a "micro-Edcamp" concept may be possible for my class. Maybe offered 3-4 times a year....

How will today effect your Monday?

It will not effect my Monday,...it will effect my Monday through Friday! I have new concepts in which I want to run my classes and manage my classes. I have many ideas running through my head. I just need to figure out how to

What can you lead with tech in your own school?

I hope to be the leading a tech movement in my school with Google Keep. I really enjoy the software from both a personal and a professional level.

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