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Edcamp: Disrupting PD around the World

Experience the movement that’s changing professional development in 33 countries around the world, shifting away from the traditional “sit-and-get” model that’s plagued teachers and their passion for our profession. Edcamp empowers teachers through collaborative and educator-driven conversations. In this session, learn from the national organizers about the history and impact of this movement, take part in a mini-Edcamp, and leave with a toolkit for redefining how you engage YOUR community!

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  1. Explore the history and growth of the Edcamp movement.
  2. Experience participant-driven professional development from gathering topics to building a session board to facilitating conversations.
  3. Obtain the necessary tools to organize and host an Edcamp yourself.



Hadley Ferguson, Executive Director, Edcamp Foundation

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