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Sunday, 2 August 2015

Edcamp Global

Edcamp Global was a 24 hour virtual professional development program that had over 100 sessions and 1800 participates. The archive of this event can be found on the Edcamp Global's website.

I was privileged enough to have been able to facilitate one of these sessions with some of my dearest and most esteemed globally connected educators.

Dan Heasler – International keynote speaker, educator and writer. Passionate about issues of engagement and well-being. (Empathy Connections)
Marty Keltz – Emmy Award winning producer, Educator, Co founder of the Not Perfect Hat Club movement and former Editor of Scholastic (Touchcast)
Jenna Ball – Author and Artist, Educator, Co founder of the Not Perfect Hat Club movement and all round amazing woman. (Not Perfect Hat Club) 
Bev Ladd – Master Skype Educator, She is passionate about global learning, and collaboration. (NPHCBlogIT, Classroom Twitter and Skype)
Brett Salakas – Founder of #aussieed, Educator, Speaker and Classdojo Community Lead. He is passionate about using technology to improve outcomes for all students. (FlatStanley, Culture box & Twitter for Professional Development)
Craig Kemp – International educator, Founder of #whatisschool and global education and professional development speaker. (Mystery Locations)
Viv Hall – Kiwi Expat Educator who has been working for many years in Asia and the middle east. Most recently in Hong Kong. (Empowering staff with social media)
Alex Le Long – Social Science Teacher, Classdojo community lead and keen contributor to global learning through twitter. (Blogging & Twitter)

I also shared my experiences with virtual excursions, connecting with Sunny Thakral at the British International School after the Nepal earthquake and the Travelling Buddies Project.

Thank you to the amazing Edcamp Global team of organisers Jamie Donelly, Debra Atchison, Cassie Reeder, Nancy Watson, Leah Pendleton, Clara Alaniz, Sean Gaillard and Jennifer Williams.

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