I love Blended PLN experiences. It is
wonderful to connect to members of my PLN (Personal Learning
Network) online but it is even more special to actually meet
them face to face. You get to know these outstanding educators
through tweets, email and on Facebook. The icing on the cake is
to actually meet and talk with them.
The TweetUp the night before the edcamp is
a great way to interact before the great day of learning,
sharing and connecting.
I enjoy attending edcamps even though it is
expensive for Gail and me. We enjoy traveling and getting to
new places or exploring others we have not been to in a while.
We would love to go to all of them but since we do not get any
of our expenses paid for it is definitely a financial
Ed Camp Birmingham was great!
Unfortunately the hardships caused by the devastation of the
tornadoes did put a little damper on the gathering. We were
glad we were able to contribute a little to the relief efforts
and our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the
I want to thank all the organizers and
participants in #edcampBirmingham for making my wife and I so
welcome. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting everyone and learning
along with all of you.