The Edcamp Playground

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This year we are incorporating a new area for our Edcamp! It is called a Tech Playground! We got this idea from ISTE where they have tech playgrounds available for students and teachers to try out different types of technology.
This year we have asked some tech savvy students to come to Edcamp and demonstrate some of the neat things they are doing in their classes. They won’t be running any sessions, but instead, they will be hanging out in a corner of the Teacher Prep Centre, “playing” with technology. (Minecraft, Makerspace, Math tools, etc.) They will be ready and available to show any teachers different apps or tools they are using. If you want to ask them questions, or learn from the REAL experts, you will be able to make the playground area a session.
This is one type of playground supervision you won’t want to miss.ūüôā

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Bringing together teachers from all Regina & area divisions for a shared PD experience!

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EdcampYQR has grown!

EdcampYQR has joined forces with all of its local education entities! Regina Public Schools, Regina Catholic Schools, Prairie Valley School Division, and the University of Regina have come together to put on one amazing Edcamp on October 3rd. Anyone  interested in teaching and learning (even those from other divisions/cities) are welcome to come experience this engaging professional development opportunity happening at the University of Regina!

We encourage participants to bring their own device that morning, and if they want to share their screen at some point, we suggest bringing along a dongle, or connector.

Hope to see you at EdcampYQR soon!

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#EdCampYQR winners!!

Our winners for the door prizes were as follows:

Cindy Adams
Amanda Brace
Kelly Christopherson
Jason Howse
Darian Kerster
Amy Lawson
Peggy Lawson
Carol Preece
Genna Rodriguez
Grant Urban

Congratulations!  Your prizes will be emailed out to you within the next little while.

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Learning together… new opportunities to connect

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Here we go!  Our next #EdCamp details are as follows:

Saturday, February 28th (AM)

Time: Registration 8:30 am Session start time 9:15

Location: Campus Regina Public (Cochrane High School)

Register now!  Bring a friend РALL ARE WELCOME!!
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Appy Hour September 8, 2014

Please visit Mrs. Maley’s Bambuser stream to find the Appy Hour live stream.

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#EdCampYQR – Counting down

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The big day is only a few days away and your “unplanning” committee is so excited to learn alongside you!

Just a reminder that the big event occurs on Thursday, August 28th starting at 8:30 AM @ Campus Regina Public (formerly Cochrane High School).

If you are an educator in any capacity you are welcome to join us Рall sessions are offered for you, by you.  Come with an idea, with something you are curious to learn about, and of course, a device of some sort.  As always, we want this event to be as paperless as possible and hopefully you will be able to leave with digital resources and ideas that will work for you.

Are you a¬†new teacher? ¬†A¬†newish¬†teacher? ¬†As educators, we learn best when we learn together. ¬†Edutopia regularly highlights the edcamp model as an ideal way to guide one’s own professional development. ¬†EdCamp allows for:

* informal conversations based around areas of interest

* professional learning that is self chosen

* the ability for all of us to share and be “experts” in something we are passionate about

* conversations that continue on long after #EdCamp is done via chat, twitter, connections made the day of

Those of you who collaborate regularly with colleagues understand and value the importance of creating a professional learning community (PLC) for yourself.  Educators no longer exist in isolation; it is the relationships and the team approach that helps us move forward and helps to support our students.  One of the most important things you can do as a NEW teacher is to create a PLC for yourself Рinterest based, grade group alike, etc.  Having people to co-plan, problem solve, brainstorm, even vent is invaluable.

Thanks for joining us at EdCamp and hopefully, becoming a part of our learning community.  We look forward to learning with you.

A few reminders:

**We are located at Campus Regina Public (Cochrane High School) at 1069 14th Avenue.

** Bring your own technology (BYOT) (phone, tablet, laptop) to take full advantage of the resources available,

** If you have a dongle for your device – please bring it for easy sharing!

** No need to be an expert – anyone can share. ¬†When you get to EdCamp, scope out the room and the sessions. ¬†Be sure to check about “What I Want to Learn About” to see if you have something to share – maybe YOU have the answers someone is searching for.

**¬†The law of two feet applies. ¬†This is PD geared to your needs. ¬†If the session isn’t what you were looking for, move to one that works for you.

** Follow online Рjoining us in person or virtually?   Follow the #hashtag #edcampyqr to participate in the conversation on twitter or instagram.

Enjoy! ¬†If you haven’t yet registered via eventbrite, please do so HERE.

See you soon!

 

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