one of three workshops put on for our first Edcamp
How can we possibly find the time to give teachers opportunities to learn about new technology? There is no question that we need to find a way to change the way we deliver PD. Teacher learning needs to be embedded and easily accessible so that everyone can keep up with all the changes being brought on through Google, Apple, chromebooks and apps apps apps!
We are experimenting with a version of the edcamp model. To do this, I gave over our regular meeting time (once per month) and allowed teachers to sign up for three 20 minute workshops. Fortunately, we had three staff members who were willing to present.
I don’t think this is how a regular edcamp would work, but we were dealing with limited time and no more than 15 staff.
The model needs some work, but…
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