CampTech Meeting at Region XI (Ft. Worth, Tx).
Teachers are all about resources. We know our discipline and most of us know how to engage students in our discipline at high cognitive levels…now, give us resources to be even better instructors!
Once a PLC/PLN cynic, I wholeheartedly see the necessity of trading ideas with other professionals. Even if those teachers challenge my approach to education (which is uncomfortable, but does induce self questioning and growth), the exchange of ideas with other serious thinkers produces a fertile firmament for units and lessons to grow out of. Via Twitter, workshops, conferences, and brief conversations our school’s hallways I look forward to exchanges. It’s fun, believe it or not!
Recently, our IT team visited Ft. Worth, Texas for a “Camp Tech” put together by Region XI.
We had a great time, met new people, and were introduced to innovated ways to do old things as well as some of the latest apps, websites, and approaches for ed-tech integration.
Here’s what we got…