Highlights from EdCamp Leadership BC, Canada

Kristen Swanson with Aaron Akune, Mark Douangchanh

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Welcome to episode #2 of EdCamp Radio with your host Kristen Swanson. In this segment we look at how the EdCamp movement is spreading and discuss highlights from EdCamp Leadership BC in Canada.

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EDWORDS: Latest Education Technology Blog Posts

  • sock puppet

    Click Farms & Sock Puppets

    The 2017 YouTube video #Socialnomics has recently reported that we are preparing almost 30% of students for jobs that don’t exist y ...

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    by Jay Eitner | @Jay_Eitner
    Tuesday, 14 November 2017
  • computer frustration

    Revolting Tech

    It has been a typical couple of days with tech. I spent a bunch of time on the phone with various offices of a major telecommunications company (rh ...

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    by Peter Greene @palan57
    Thursday, 12 October 2017
  • Digital Native Naivete

    The cliché is a fifty-year-old asking some ten year old student for help in making the computer work. Having trouble making working with your device ...

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    by Peter Greene @palan57
    Wednesday, 21 June 2017
  • quarter

    Can I Borrow a Quarter?

    Technology always moves at the speed of exhaustion, but didyou know about the  LifeLine Modernization Act of 2016? The super short version ...

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    by Jay Eitner | @Jay_Eitner
    Tuesday, 30 May 2017
  • Artificial Stupidity

    Facebook absolutely insists on showing me "top stories." Every time I open the Facebook page, I have to manually switch back to "most recent," becau ...

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    by Peter Greene @palan57
    Wednesday, 24 May 2017
  • 3d printing shapeways

    PC Load Letter: Not Anymore

    "PC load letter?!" Can't say I've said that in a long time. I love G Suite for Education, so there is little need to get frustrated with the printer ...

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    by William Madden | @WPMadden
    Thursday, 04 May 2017
  • coding

    Coding, Computational Thinking and Kindergarten

    So last year I started a Coding Club...with kindergarten students. Oh it get's better-I haven't been a 'teacher' in over a decade! The Woodson Cod ...

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    by Jessica Cabeen @JessicaCabeen
    Wednesday, 03 May 2017
  • Please Share This Post with Administrators Who Block YouTube

    In 2009, I attended the wedding of a good friend who wanted to wear a bow tie to the ceremony. He was opposed to wearing a clip-on but could not tie ...

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    by Tom Mullaney @TomEMullaney
    Monday, 16 January 2017
  • Technology Is a Tool in Your Classroom, NOT the Answer

    You’ve finally got that requested tech…now what? So you’re school just got 1:1 tech, or you just got your request for iPads granted on an onli ...

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    by Chad Ostrowski | @chadostrowski
    Thursday, 05 January 2017
  • Reasons and Tips for Launching Your Own Classroom Blog

    At this point, it’s time for all educators to admit to themselves: students don’t like our old-fashioned ways of teaching. These generations need a ...

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    by Sophia Anderson| @Sophia7Anderson
    Wednesday, 14 December 2016
  • Blended Learning with the New Google Sites

    As more schools go 1:1 with devices, classrooms increasingly feature a blended learning model. This requires a lot of student screen time because as ...

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    by Tom Mullaney @TomEMullaney
    Tuesday, 13 December 2016
  • mind reading

    Turns Out Teachers Are Mind Readers (Thanks to Recap)

    Imagine if you could hear every single student's thinking, thoughts, and ideas on a topic, and respond to each and every one of them without finding ...

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    by William Madden | @WPMadden
    Monday, 14 November 2016
  • Tell Your Story: Role Reversal

    In The Power of Branding, Tony Sinanis and Joe Sanfelippo define branding as “The marketing practice of creating a name, symbol, or design that ...

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    by Ross Cooper | @RossCoops31
    Thursday, 27 October 2016
  • screencast

    Screencasts in Google Classroom

    This year I have been creating my own screencasts using Screencastify, the free Chrome extenstion available on the Chrome Web Store. Unfortuntately, ...

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    by William Madden | @WPMadden
    Thursday, 06 October 2016
  • A picture is worth a thousand words

    A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

    Teacher: No, no, no, no. Like this. Student: I got it. I got it. Teacher: No, not like that. Like this. Now do you have it? Student: Yeah, I got ...

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    by William Madden | @WPMadden
    Wednesday, 14 September 2016
  • Digital Portfolios and Blogs: Use Authentic Technology, Not Technology Made for School

    Currently in my district we’ve had some preliminary talks regarding if/how digital portfolios could be implemented on a wide-scale. Of course, while ...

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    by Ross Cooper | @RossCoops31
    Monday, 22 August 2016
  • game plan

    Game Plan

    Football season is almost here, and coaches and players everywhere are working on their game plans for their seasons. Some plays will become teams' ...

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    by William Madden | @WPMadden
    Thursday, 18 August 2016
  • 2e1ax elegantwhite entry Stop Banning Cell Phones

    Your Students Are Addicted to Their Phones So Take Advantage of It!

    I often think of the great book On Their Side by Bob Strachota when working with students, especially those who are hard to reach. I recently read a ...

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    by Tom Mullaney @TomEMullaney
    Monday, 18 July 2016
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