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Three Ways to Elevate EdCamp With Schoology

Cross-posted on my Schoology Blog
Educators are expecting professional learning to represent the ideals of modern education. A popular topic focuses on reimagining physical learning spaces in schools. What about digital learning spaces, how can we reimagine them? One way is to take a traditional learning activity, such as a professional conference, and give it new life with inviting and engaging digital spaces. Here are three ways you can raise your EdCamp game using Schoology.


Use Schoology to "flip" the essential introductory material. Last Saturday, we hosted EdCamp Illinois at Palatine High School. Our three-hundred ticketed attendees received an email message a few days before our "unconference" containing a course code and simple instructions for creating a Schoology account. The first folder of course materials included maps, schedules, and instructions for making the most of the EdCamp experience. This strategy helped us shave ninety minutes off of our day-lo…