EdcampPDX

8:30-3:30 Saturday, May 16

Catlin Gabel School in Portland, OR



Register at link above.

What is EdcampPDX?
An edcamp is an informal unconference-style day of professional development organized and given by the local participants with sessions determined at the time of the event. Connect with other educators to share innovative instructional strategies and technologies that transform education for all students.
Arrive with an idea for a session that you would like to lead or a discussion you would like to have and be ready to learn.

What are the goals of EdcampPDX?
Networking: Connect with educators in the Greater Portland/Oregon Area.
Instructional Practices: Learn new ideas, best practices, and/or tech integration ideas from other educators.
Personalization: Customize your own PD by suggesting, facilitating and attending sessions about topics that interest you!

What do I need to bring?Bring a friend and your favorite device: laptop, tablet, smartphone with the appropriate power cables.Lunch is provided!
Want to join the conversation on Twitter?
Use the hashtag #edcampPDX to connect with others and share your great ideas!
Follow us on Twitter at @EdcampPDX
EdcampPDX Wiki (Old site, but still some good information there!)

Who are the organizers?

  • Colette Cassinelli, Teacher Librarian & MultiMedia, La Salle Catholic College Preparatory http://www.edtechvision.org__ @ccassinelli
  • Rachel Wente-Chaney - CIO - Central Oregon Technology (High Desert, Sisters, Crook County, and Redmond districts)
  • Peter Pappas - PDX ed guy Blogging at __Copy / Paste__
  • Mike Gwaltney, Teacher, Oregon Episcopal School, Online School for Girls @MikeGwaltney mikegwaltney.net/blog__
  • Melissa Lim, Education Technology, Portland Public Schools
  • Luann Lee, science teacher, Newberg High School
  • Corin Richards, Administrator of Instructional Technology, Beaverton Public Schools
  • Sean Williams, Willamette ESD
  • Alison Anderson, Getting Smart

What is the schedule?

What is the schedule?


8:30 am - 9:00 am

Gathering and organizing of the day
9:00 am - 9:45 am

Welcome / Small group activity
9:50 am - 11:00 am

Session 1
11:00 am - 11:15 am

break / transition / pitch sessions
11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Session 2
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Lunch
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm

pitch sessions
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Session 3
2:50 pm - 3:15 pm

Closing & evaluations
3:30 pm

Optional social gathering
http://groups.google.com/group/edcamppdxJoin the Google Group to network and keep up with news and notes from EdCampPDX.