Tag Archives: Edcamp

Edcamp weekend

I attended Edcamp Delta this past weekend. On the same weekend, Edcamp SD43 occurred in Port Coquitlam. Both Edcamp events had a fair number of people, which is a fairly impressive draw for a Saturday professional learning session that no one is forced to go to. The sessions were heavily tweeted about. Here is the […]

What is Edcamp?

Edcamp is a (relatively) new form of professional development which is highly flexible, and based on the needs of the participants. Here is a presentation on Edcamp I’ve created to share one form of Edcamp which was used for Edcamp Vancouver last year.   Photos of Edcamp Vancouver, taken by Darren Yung.   Kristen Swanson […]

Questions about Edcamp & professional development

If you’ve not heard about Edcamp, I recommend first reading this blog post by Mary Beth Hertz on what Edcamp is. I absolutely think that educator centred professional development, like the Edcamp model, is a necessary part of our future professional practice. The descriptions of edcamps, according to the foundation statement of the Edcamp foundation is: […]

Edcamps happening in Canada next school year

 So far we have the following Edcamps planned in Canada for next year. Edcamp Toronto on October 15th, 2011 Edcamp Montreal on November 1st, 2011 Edcamp Edmonton on November 5th, 2011 Edcamp Fraser Valley on December 3rd, 2011 Edcamp Delta on October 1st January 14th, 2012 Edcamp SD43 on January 14th, 2012 Edcafe 33 on […]