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#ParentCamp Overview



ParentCamp 4-27-13: Following Keynote Intro / Groundrules / Smackdown / Credit to EdCamp Foundation

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    #ParentCamp Overview #ParentCamp Overview Presentation Transcript

    • #ParentCamp Thank YousMaria ShawGwen PescatoreLaura AltmireNicole YetterGlenn YetterElizabeth CarterAll Discussion LeadersCheryl McCueNorth Penn Technology DepartmentKnapp StaffEdCamp FoundationYOU
    • TechnologyTODAY’S WIFI ACCESS:ParentCampPassword: parentcamp698We encourage you to use yourcellphones, laptops, tablets to share yourlearning.
    • Tweet/Text Your LearningsWe encourage you to tweet takeaways, pictures,quotes by attendees/discussion leaders using#ParentCamp at the end of your tweets.Not on Twitter yet? Send a text with/withoutpictures to Knapp Google Text line and we willtweet it out for you from the @ParentCampTwitter account.  Text to 267-645-9290
    • #ParentCamp Info133 attendees registered27 sessions offered3 session timesCulminating “Smackdown”#ParentCamp sponsorsinclude PatientFirst, KnappHome & School Association,Edutopia, F.A.C.T.S. andAlcom.
    • #ParentCamp Discussion Leaders
    • #ParentCamp ScheduleBreakfast: 7:30-8:30AM, Main LobbyKeynote & Groundrules: 8:30-9:15,GymSession 1: 9:20-10:00Session 2: 10:05-10:45Networking Break: 10:45-11:15Session 3: 11:20-12:00Culminating Smackdown: 12:05-12:30,Gym
    • #ParentCamp “Do’s”CollaborateListen with open mindsBe honest. Agree. PushThinkingBuild relationshipsMeet new peopleShare outBuild a PLNLeave with something new
    • #ParentCamp “Don’ts”Identify specific student, teacher orparent names during discussionsStay in a session if it wasn’t what youthought it was. The un-conferenceexperience encourages you to movefreely.Let the refreshments go to waste.
    • Family Engagement Core Beliefs1.All parents have dreams for their children and want the best for them.2.All parents have the capacity to support their childrens learning.3.Parents and school staff should be equal partners.4.The responsibility for building partnerships between school and homerests primarily with school staff, especially school leaders.(Henderson & Mapp, 2008)
    • Our children arecounting on theirparents & teachers towork together, be onthe same page andmake decisions basedon what’s best forTHEM, not us.
    • See you back here at 12:05for the Smackdown.
    • Resource:Jerry Blumengarten’s Cy
    • The #EdCamp Movement InEducation
    • Origin of#ParentCamp#KnappCamp (Link)
    • You’re invited to continue parent-teacherconversations on the weekly Parent-Teacher Chat on Twitter everyWednesday at 9PM EDT.
    • Thank you for being part of the first#ParentCamp.How will you take what you learnedtoday back to your homes andschools?