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EdCamp CT

Time: August 18, 2011 from 9am to 3pm
Location: The Ethel Walker School, Simsbury, CT
Street: 230 Bushy Hill Road
City/Town: Simsbury, CT
Website or Map: http://www.edcampct.org
Phone: 860-408-4233
Event Type: free, day, of, educator-driven, professional, development
Organized By: Sarah Edson
Latest Activity: Jun 13, 2011

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EdCamp is “free, democratic, participant-driven professional development for teachers by teachers.” (via @dancallahan)  Unlike conventional conferences, EdCamp “unconferences”  are organized and driven by the attendees.  Participants arrive ready both to lead and learn from conversations.  Attendees create the agenda the morning of the event.  If a discussion goes in a direction that doesn’t meet your learning needs, you are expected to move to one that does.  No hurt feelings — this is self-directed, professional learning at its purest.  Each interaction offers the opportunity for educators to share, teach, learn, expand their personal learning network, and re-energize for the start of a new school year.

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