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Please give strong consideration to this homegrown professional learning opportunity….

Why Homegrown? Kristen Wideen, Eric Wideen, Shannon Hazel, James Cowper are coordinating the day with a larger team including other teachers from the GECDSB and WECDSB!

It’s free and we’ll give you all the coffee you can stomach! (there is even an after glow at Rock Bottom!)

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[ http://edcamp.wikispaces.com/ ]EdCamps are held worldwide. They are a free, “unconference” style professional learning opportunity. Professionals gather at one location and learn together. The learning is defined by the participants that arrive that day.

EdCampSWO is being held at the University of Windsor on Saturday, October 13th from 8:30-4 pm.

If you would like to get your FREE tickets for this event see this link. [ http://edcampswo.eventbrite.ca ]www.edcampswo.eventbrite.ca

Sign up today….help us beat the EdCampDetroit mark of 200 participants!

There will be lots of technology-integration learning available:

iPads in the classroom
Twitter for learning
using Smart technologies
Web 2.0 for you
Leading change with technology
iPads in Secondary
integrating tech into your literacy program
LiveScribes in schools
Math and the iPad
blogging, glogging and vlogging!
GoogleDocs, Hangout and SKype in the classroom, etc!

Many GECDSB teachers, administrators, instructional coaches and program consultants are already registered! We are also expecting educators from around Southwestern Ontario!

If you are interested in an awesome professional learning opportunity, check out the link below for more info about EdCamp SWO (south western ontario).

[ http://edcamp.wikispaces.com/edcamp+SWO ]http://edcamp.wikispaces.com/edcamp+SWO

Check it out! Also, please feel free to forward to others who may be interested. Thanks!

You can follow EdCamp SWO on Twitter @edcampSWO

Thanks everyone….see you there!

James

 

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