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Originally Published: April 16, 2013 | Updated: August 22, 2016
Join Mike Kaechele, National Faculty member at the Buck Institute for Education, for a discussion about #MyParty16, a project to help students learn about the U.S. election process while creating their own political parties.
Hosted by EdTechTeacher, this webinar begins on August 25, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. PST / 1:00 p.m. EST.
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6 Great Free Webinars to Catch This Month
- Active Learning Strategies for Your Middle Grades Classroom | Association for Middle Level Education | August 24, 2016
- ESSA: Meeting Students' Needs Under Title IV | ASCD | August 25, 2016
- #MyParty16: Discussion With Mike Kaechele | EdTechTeacher | August 25, 2016
- Creating and Sustaining Professional Learning Communities | Learning Forward | August 25, 2016
- Don’t Be Overwhelmed! Navigating Back to School Priorities | Association for Middle Level Education | August 29, 2016
- Bring STEAM to Your Middle Level Classroom! | Association for Middle Level Education | August 31, 2016
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Participate in free, participant-driven professional development for educators by attending an edcamp in your local area. You'll find a list of upcoming events below. Interested in organizing an edcamp? Check out Edutopia's big list of resources for edcamp organizers. The full list of upcoming edcamp events is maintained on the Edcamp Foundation website.
- Edcamp Lake Stevens | August 25, 2016 | Lake Stevens, Washington
- Edcamp Jersey Shore | August 25, 2016 | Middletown, New Jersey
- Edcamp 619 | August 27, 2016 | National City, California
- Edcamp Sparkle | August 27, 2016 | Spartanburg, South Carolina
- Edcamp SFBay | August 27, 2016 | Belmont, California
- Edcamp Hudson Valley | August 29, 2016 | Poughkeepsie, New York
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reMAKE Education Summit
August 3 to August 5, 2016 | Santa Rosa, California
K-12 Maker Ed Conference 2016
August 13 to August 14, 2016 | New Brunswick, New Jersey
Games+Learning+Society Conference 2016
August 17 to August 19, 2016 | Madison, Wisconsin
TeacherQuest NYC Summer Institute
August 23 to August 25, 2016 | New York, New York
Digital Media and Learning Conference
October 5 to October 7, 2016 | Irvine, California
Annual Conference for Middle Level Education
October 9 to October 12, 2016 | Austin, Texas
2016 National Forum on Character Education
October 14 to October 15, 2016 | Washington, D.C.
October 14 to October 16, 2016 | Stanford, California
2016 Schools of the Future Conference
October 20 to October 21, 2016 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Summer Changes Everything: National Conference on Summer Learning
October 24 to October 26, 2016 | Seattle, Washington
iNACOL: Blended and Online Learning Symposium
October 25 to October 28, 2016 | San Antonio, Texas
ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership
November 4 to November 6, 2016 | National Harbor, Maryland
Global Education Conference
November 13 to November 16, 2016 | Online
Engaged, Empowered Minds (Learning and the Brain)
November 17 to November 19, 2016 | Boston, Massachusetts
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