Meet Skyra Blanchard, Edcamp MetroDC Participant @mssblanchard

Skyra Blanchard
@mssblanchard

How are you involved in education?

I’m an English teacher diving into year #13.

Have you ever attended an edcamp or unconference before?

This is my first@

What do you hope to get out of Edcamp MetroDC?

“Real” professional development from people who do what I do–teach in the 21st century.

If you led a session at edcamp MetroDC, what would you present?

-writing in the high school classroom
-fostering grit & accountability
-social media’s effect on the classroom and how it can be used to both instruct and celebrate students

Register for edcamp MetroDC on October 21, 2017:

Eventbrite - edcamp MetroDC fall 2017

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Meet Kadijah Kemp, Edcamp MetroDC Participant @digitaldiva777

Kadijah Kemp
Teacher, DCPS
@digitaldiva777

How are you involved in education?

McKinley MS-Technology

Have you ever attended an edcamp or unconference before?

Many

What do you hope to get out of Edcamp MetroDC?

Network and learn new things

If you led a session at edcamp MetroDC, what would you present?

Not Sure

Register for edcamp MetroDC on October 21, 2017:

Eventbrite - edcamp MetroDC fall 2017

Meet Jonathan Fichter, Edcamp MetroDC Participant @MrFichter

Jonathan Fichter
@MrFichter

How are you involved in education?

Academic Technology Coordinator, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School

Have you ever attended an edcamp or unconference before?

Many

What do you hope to get out of Edcamp MetroDC?

Learn and share!

If you led a session at edcamp MetroDC, what would you present?

multicultural teaching, digital reflection journals

Register for edcamp MetroDC on October 21, 2017:

Eventbrite - edcamp MetroDC fall 2017

Meet Amy Garlitz, Edcamp MetroDC Participant @Meems852

Amy Garlitz
8th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Oakdale Middle School-FCPS
Gamification EDU
@Meems852

How are you involved in education?

I teach 8th grade American Studies 1 in Frederick, Maryland. I also recently started writing a blog about gamification.

Have you ever attended an edcamp or unconference before?

A few

What do you hope to get out of Edcamp MetroDC?

I would love to connect with other innovative and passionate educators!

If you led a session at edcamp MetroDC, what would you present?

Gamification, Breakout Edu or Teach Like a Pirate

Register for edcamp MetroDC on October 21, 2017:

Eventbrite - edcamp MetroDC fall 2017

Meet Hannah Turner, Edcamp MetroDC Participant @Hannahdivinia

Hannah Turner
ESOL and World Languages Content Specialist, Montgomery County Public Schools
@Hannahdivinia

How are you involved in education?

I teach English Language Learners and lead a department of ESOL, Spanish, and French teachers.

Have you ever attended an edcamp or unconference before?

A few

What do you hope to get out of Edcamp MetroDC?

Im always interested in learning about new apps and innovative ways to use time-tested apps.

 

Register for edcamp MetroDC on October 21, 2017:

Eventbrite - edcamp MetroDC fall 2017

Meet Andrew Kozlowsky, Edcamp MetroDC Participant @mrkoz31

Andrew Kozlowsky
Teacher, Montgomery County Public Schools
@mrkoz31

How are you involved in education?

Teacher, Social Studies

Have you ever attended an edcamp or unconference before?

Many

What do you hope to get out of Edcamp MetroDC?

New ideas

If you led a session at edcamp MetroDC, what would you present?

Gamification

Register for edcamp MetroDC on October 21, 2017:

Eventbrite - edcamp MetroDC fall 2017

Meet Khadejah Scott, Edcamp MetroDC Participant @HeyMsScott

Khadejah Scott
@HeyMsScott

How are you involved in education?

Reading teacher at Johnson Middle School in DC Public Schools

Have you ever attended an edcamp or unconference before?

A few.

What do you hope to get out of Edcamp MetroDC?

A day of exponentially useful professional development that I can tailor to my needs as a Reading and Special Education teacher

Register for edcamp MetroDC on October 21, 2017:

Eventbrite - edcamp MetroDC fall 2017