#edcampPDX Back2School Edition: Twitter Archive

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We just completed our 10th edcampPDX – a chance to get pumped up for the new school year, network and share new ideas with our colleagues. Here’s our Storify Twitter archive. Check back for updates as attendees have time to reflect and tweet on the awesomeness we shared.
Our Shared #EdCampPDX Notes | Our Wiki here
Many thanks to our host @seani and Riverdale Grade School 11733 SW Breyman, Portland, OR 97219

Calling PNW educators: edcampPDX Aug 16 – Portland Ore

edcampPDX-8-16-14On behalf of our local team of organizers, I’m pleased to welcome you to our 10th edcampPDX since 2011. It’s time to get pumped up for the new school year- network and share new ideas with your colleagues.

Calling all teachers, pre-service teachers, instructional technologists, IT directors, principals, admins and teacher librarians who live in the NW: edcampPDX – Saturday, August 16, 2014 More info
Riverdale Grade School 11733 SW Breyman, Portland, OR 97219  Map

Students are welcome at EdCampPDX! Make sure to add them to the list so they’ll get a lunch.

What is edcampPDX?
An edcamp is an unconference-style day of professional development organized and given by the local participants.

Sign up here to attend! 
We’ve had lots of proposals for sessions.
Check our sessions out here.

What should I bring?
Bring a friend and a device (either a laptop or mobile device) with wireless internet access to view the website, see the sessions, take notes and view online resources discussed throughout the day.

Are you on the Twitters?
Tweet updates about #edcampPDX. Follow @edcampPDX on Twitter.

What does it cost?
The day is FREE!!! Even lunch.

PPS Teachers – we’ll have some Chromebooks and workshops so you can get a head start.

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What are the goals of edcampPDX?

  • Networking: Connect educators in the Portland / Oregon area
  • Instructional Practices: Learn new curriculum ideas, best practices,
  • and/or tech integration ideas from other educators
  • Personalized: You customize your own PD by suggesting, facilitating and attending sessions about topics that interest you!

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21st C Social Studies at edcampOCSS – Portland Ore

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Calling all educators interested in Social Studies, History, Geography, Government, and Economics who live in the NW. Plus Humanities, Librarians, Technology and Administrators. K-12 plus college level. Here’s a great reason to head to Portland and connect with other educators!

I’ve been involved with Portland’s successful edcampPDX and I’m pleased to be a co-chair of this social studies themed edcampOCSS sponsored by The Oregon Council for the Social Studies.

Join us in Portland Oregon on May 17, 2014.
(8:30 AM – 2:15 PM,  then we’ll go somewhere for beers)

Valley Catholic Middle School,
4420 SW St. Mary’s Drive,
Beaverton, OR 97007 Map
We’ll begin with coffee in the middle school cafeteria. Look for signs to guide you.
The campus can be accessed from Murray Blvd or Farmington. There are signs on campus that indicate the buildings. The main parking lot is on the east side of the building.

This is a free event.
Sign up to attend here
Suggest sessions here

Door prizes from Simple K12 include 5 FREE 1-year, full access individual memberships to SimpleK12’s Teacher Learning Community (each valued at $357). Plus every attendee gets a free copy SimpleK12’s most popular premium eBook resources, “57 Inspirational Quotes.”

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Door prizes from Herff Jones include a one year classroom license to StrataLogica and classroom sets of atlases.

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Big thank you to ORVSD for sponsoring a free lunch for the first 75 who sign up.

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Here’s some of sessions that have already been suggested. More 

  • Teaching with Documents (4-16)
  • Literacy strategies in social studies (3-8)
  • Getting to Know iBooks Author (all grades)
  • Teaching US History from OR perspective (4-12)
  • Discussion techniques for students  (all grades)
  • Teaching with Social Media (6-12)
  • Intro to Project Based Learning in the k-5 classroom (K-5)
  • Population Connections/Geography/Sustainability in a World of 7 Billion (6-12)
  • Using Prior Historical Knowledge to progressively spiral the disciplinary literacy skills necessary to prepare students for college and/or career. (5-12)
  • Using Google tools (Earth, Docs, Sheets, etc…) to study geography and explore history in different places. (6-212)
  • Why’d She Do It? Hacking Motivation (K-12)

On the Twitters? Use hashtag #edcampOCSS. Follow @ocss14

On the Facebook Follow Oregon Council for the Social Studies | Follow event edcampOCSS

What are the goals of edcampOCSS?

  • Networking: Connect educators in the Portland / Oregon / SW Washington area
  • Instructional Practices: Learn new curriculum ideas, best practices, and/or tech integration ideas from other educators
  • Personalized: You customize your own PD by suggesting, facilitating and attending sessions about topics that interest you!

Join PDX Educators at edcampPDX April 12

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Calling all teachers, instructional technologists, IT directors, principals, admins and teacher librarians who live in the NW:  edcampPDX – Saturday, April 12, 2014 More info
Meriwether Lewis Elementary School | 4401 SE Evergreen, Portland, OR 97206 | Map

What is edcampPDX?
An edcamp is a unconference-style day of professional development organized and given by the local participants. Sign up to attend here!

What should I bring?
Bring a friend and a device (either a laptop or mobile device) with wireless internet access to view the website, see the sessions, take notes and view online resources discussed throughout the day.

Kids are welcome at EdCampPDX! Please bring them and their perspective. Make sure to add them to the list so they’ll get a lunch. Don’t worry, we’ll put them to work!

Do you tweet?
Yes! Twitter updates about #edcampPDX. Follow @EdCampPDX on Twitter.

What does it cost?
The day is FREE!!!

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What are the goals of edcampPDX?

  • Networking: Connect educators in the Portland / Oregon area
  • Instructional Practices: Learn new curriculum ideas, best practices,
  • and/or tech integration ideas from other educators
  • Personalized: You customize your own PD by suggesting, facilitating and attending sessions about topics that interest you!

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Learn, Share and Win an Apple TV at edcampPDX

edcamppdxCalling all educators! Here’s your excuse to come to Portland Ore and have a great time while expanding your PLN. I’ll be there with a very talented group of Pacific NorthWest educators who are interested in sharing ideas for creating engaging classrooms. You’ll have a good time and leave with loads of great ideas for the classroom. 

Creative educators + free lunch + shot at an Apple TV + hanging out in Portland = best PD around

Join us for EdCampPDX, the FREE, unconference-style, collaborative, educator-driven, customized professional development day. Enjoy a day of sharing ideas, networking, and collaborating with your peers – teachers, administrators, pre-service teachers and anyone interested in teaching and learning.
Lunch is provided by an awesome sponsor. And yes, there are door prizes, including an Apple TV. 

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
9:00 to 4:00
at LaSalle Catholic College Prep
11999 SE Fuller Rd.
Portland, OR 97222 MAP

Photos from previous edcampPDX
Follow Twitter updates at #edcampPDX
Join the edcampPDX Google Group to network and keep up with our news and notes.

Here’s a few of the sessions we’ve got planned so far – but it’s an edcamp, so who know what else we’ll add when we get there?

  • Using apps such as Minecraft (coming soon to an ORVSD server near you!)
  • The new Google Maps, and Notablity in the classroom
  • Getting started with iBooks Author – bring your iPad and I’ll give you a copy of Recruiting Rosie – my latest iBook
  • Using iPads and Chromebooks with Vernier probeware
  • How to make a living in education outside the classroom
  • Thinking differently about education via SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition)
  • PBL lesson planning hack-a-thon
  • Creating a professional learning plan incorporating SAMR and CRCD frameworks
  • Speed-Geeking App share
  • What are the best tools to create infographics in the classroom? How do you incorporate them into the classroom?
  • How do we use high tech and no-tech strategies to keep our students engaged and self-selecting reading material? Discussion open to all grade levels.
  • EdmodoCon hookup
  • Learn how to use Celly
  • Beginning with Tech in Your Classroom
  • Your PLN is Yours!
  • The STEM Lab of the Future
  • Scoot and Doodle collaboration tool

Invite your friends, colleagues, and administrators by simply forwarding this email!
Sign up here and while you’re there, please add your session ideas on the session page.

Invite your friends, colleagues, and administrators! Hope to see you there!

Cool boots from November’s edcampPDX. But it’s summer, I’ll bet we’ll all be in flip-flops.

Cool boot optional

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