EdCamp Louisiana

A free day of Professional Development 7/7/12

Can you spare a Saturday to learn about new resources and make connections with other educators?

This will be our second year hosting EdCamp Louisiana and we are excited to once again meet and greet other great educators from around the state. Last year attendees shared ideas about
  • using iPads in class
  • creating your personal brand
  • using wikis in the class
  • connecting with parents to improve school climate
  • developing your PLN using Google+, twitter and blogs
  • using digital storytelling tools
  • creating an online class using Edmodo
  • how blogging can drive a class

Meet us at Trinity Episcopal School

Saturday, July 7th 2012 at 8am-3:30pm

1315 Jackson Ave. New Orleans, LA 70115

  • Your curiosity.

  • A friend.

  • A jacket or a sweater.

  • A laptop with wireless Internet, PDA or iPad. These devices will allow you to view the session board online, take notes, take pictures and view websites discussed throughout the day.

The basic schedule is outlined below. We will provide a more detailed schedule as we get closer to the event.

8:00-8:30 - Registration
8:30-9:30 - Networking and Session Planning
9:30-9:50 - Whole Group Kickoff
10:00-10:50 - Session 1
11:00-11:50 - Session 2
12:00-1:30 - LUNCH / Smackdown
1:30-2:20 - Session 3
2:30-3:20 - Session 4

About EdCamp Louisiana (EdCampLa)

EdCamp Louisiana is a collaboration amongst educators who passionately believe in the power of educational technology to transform teaching and learning. We are devoted to advancing best practices in K-12 education and professional development.

Looking for Professional Development that you can use?

EdCampLa is an Unconference offered by Teachers for Teachers. Teachers are the presenters. Teachers are the campers. Teachers determine the type of workshops. The needs of Teachers are the focus of this day of free workshops, talks and seminars.

Click here to register

This is our 2nd EdCampLa

Hope that you can come out to join us this year. See our website for more information http://www.edcampla.com/

EdCamp Louisiana Organizers:

  • Valerie Burton, M.Ed., High School English Teacher, Jefferson Parish School System
  • Paula L. Naugle, 4th Grade Teacher, Jefferson Parish Public School System
  • Tiffany Whitehead, Teacher-Librarian, Central Community School District
  • Carl Gaines Jr., Computer Science Teacher, Chalmette High School/AP Social Studies Instructor, Louisiana Virtual School
  • Brian Mull, Director of Innovation, November Learning