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My research interests include technology in education and literacy. Thanks for reading!

November 2015:
Educational Leadership Doing Data Right: "Eliminating the Blame Game"
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/nov15/vol73/num03/Eliminating-the-Blame-Game.aspx

ASCD Inservice Blog Post: "Mythbusters: How Can We Use Data to Shift Mindsets?"
http://inservice.ascd.org/mythbusters-how-can-we-use-data-to-shift-mindsets/

September 2015:
20 Inspiring Women Who Are Transforming the Ways Kids Learn:
http://www.sheknows.com/living/slideshow/25/inspiring-women-in-education-2015/20-inspiring-women-in-education

August 2015:
Top 10 Game Changer in Educational Technology
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/newbay/tl_201509/index.php?startid=19

Edcamp Raises 2mm Dollars:
http://6abc.com/news/gates-foundation-$2000000-grant-to-upenn/940149/

May 2015
On CUE - Connecting the Dots: Learning Through Edcamp
https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/38121841/cue-spring15-wholemagazine/17

April 2015
Whitepaper on 21st Century Service Agencies
http://pages.brightbytes.net/rs/brightbytes/images/WP_RI_InnovationESA.pdf

March 2015
ConnectED Conference
http://www.wbng.com/news/gallery/ConnectED-296255121.html

January 2015
Webinar on Student Superpowers for New England ISTE (NEISTE)
https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2015-01-20.1534.M.C6483D4194FFFB0D3FD736B4E83BBD.vcr&sid=2013140

School Briefing Journal Interview: Powering Up Professional Development with Edcamp
http://schoolbriefing.com/5888/powering-up-professional-development-with-edcamp/?code=corwin

December 2014
ISTE - Edcamps Are Redefining Professional Learning
http://www.iste.org/explore/articleDetail?articleid=231&category=Lead-the-way&article=Edcamps%20are%20redefining%20professional%20learning

Featured in District Administration - Teachers Drive Their Own PD
http://www.districtadministration.com/article/teachers-drive-their-own-pd-edcamp-movement

November 2014
Educational Leadership - Talking and Listening
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/nov14/vol72/num03/Evaluating-the-Media%C2%A2-Begin-with-Questions.aspx

September 2014
Praise for the Edcamp Book:
http://starrsackstein.com/category/revolutionizing-learning-edcamp-style/

Host of the 3rd Annual Bammy Awards for Education


August 2014
EduImpact in Sonoma: Professional Learning in the Digital Age


Classroom 2.0 LIVE - Student Superpowers


July 2014
ISTE Video on Edcamp


Whitepaper with David Jakes: The Professional Learning Crisis


June 2014
Edcamp USDOE
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2014-06-12-arne-duncan-visits-edcamp-at-department-of-education-hq

ieSonoma
http://ht.ly/xRDeD

Hosting the Bammy Awards:
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/pioneering-connected-educators-to-co-host-3rd-cross-discipline-education-honors-and-3italks-2014-05-30

May 2014
Ed Leadership:
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/may14/vol71/num08/Edcamp@-Teachers-Take-Back-Professional-Development.aspx

April 2014
Edsurge:
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2014-04-17-personalizing-pd-it-s-about-empowerment-not-tools

March 2014
Smartblog for Education:
http://smartblogs.com/education/2014/03/25/social-media-gives-professional-development-a-long-tail/

Featured in Edweek Article by Peter DeWitt: An Edcamp at the US Department of Education?
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/finding_common_ground/2014/03/an_edcamp_at_the_us_department_of_education.html

"Learners in Charge" Panel at DML 2014 (55 minutes in)


February 2014
School Briefing Journal Interview: Teaching the Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards
http://www.schoolbriefing.com/5379/digital-tools-for-teaching-speaking-and-listening-skills/?code=routledge

January 2014
Leading Online Book Feature
http://www.leadingonline.net/

Tech & Learning January 2014: Trends to Watch



December 2013
Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Edcamp Gift
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/wecm-kristin-swanson/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CoolCatTeacherBlog+%28Cool+Cat+Teacher+Blog%29

November 2013
Smartblog for Education
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/11/19/how-do-we-harness-the-power-of-games/

Games and Learning Whitepaper
http://pages.brightbytes.net/CoLab_Download.html

Techlandia Podcast
http://techlandia.podomatic.com/entry/2013-11-17T17_04_28-08_00

October 2013
Podcast for School Leadership Briefing:
http://www.schoolbriefing.com/5046/better-ways-to-use-technology-in-schools/?code=kristenswanson

Connected Learning TV Panel Discussion with Paul Oh and Mimi Ito
http://connectedlearning.tv/connecting-something-bigger-power-open-peer-peer-learning

Smartblog for Education:
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/10/24/how-can-parents-best-support-educators-school-systems/

Smartblog for Education:
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/10/15/givers-takers-and-matchers-how-plns-change-the-way-we-see-our-work/

THE Journal:
http://thejournal.com/Articles/2013/10/01/How-to-Explain-Common-Core-to-Parents.aspx?Page=1

September 2013
Education Is My Life
http://educationismylife.com/innovation-with-purpose/

Smartblog for Education
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/09/09/educating-parents-about-the-common-core-our-role/

August 2013
Post on Allison Zmuda's Smart Blog:
http://just-startkidsandschools.com/2013/08/19/the-realities-of-work-in-the-21st-century/

Edcamp Marin Video


Smartblog for Education
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/08/12/commit-to-14-hours-of-pd/

July 2013
Smartblog for Education
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/07/29/what-should-teacher-walk-throughs-measure/

THE Journal
http://thejournal.com/Articles/2013/07/02/Everything-You-Need-to-Know-About-Common-Core-Testing.aspx

Post on Allison Zmuda's Smart Blog
http://just-startkidsandschools.com/2013/06/25/geekspeak-speaking-and-listening-digitally/

June 2013
Rated as one of the top 100 most influential educational bloggers by Onalytica:
http://www.onalytica.com/blog/post/2013/06/18/Top-100-Education-Blogs-June-Update.aspx

Google Hangout with Sean Junkins' PD Staff


Smartblog for Education:
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/06/12/3-ways-to-make-career-exploration-cool-again/

Post on Allison Zmuda's Just Start Blog:
http://just-startkidsandschools.com/2013/06/02/preventing-summer-setback-with-social-media/

May 2013
Education Is My Life: Educational Leadership 101
https://leanpub.com/edleadership101

Education is My Life
http://educationismylife.com/using-reflection-as-a-tool-to-embrace-change/

TEDxNYED
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kpxP7szkkM

April 2013
Smartblog for Education:
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/04/30/making-learning-viral/

Edutopia Post: Why Edcamp?
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/why-edcamp-kristen-swanson

Post on Allison Zmuda's Just Start Blog:
http://just-startkidsandschools.com/2013/04/13/competence-not-competition/

March 2013
Education Is My Life: Hot Pocket Leadership: Edcamp As a Case Study
http://educationismylife.com/hot-pocket-leadership-the-edcamp-movement-as-a-case-study/

Inviting Students to Decide Their Own Learning in Bridges in Mathematics

Smartblog for Education:
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/03/28/years-gone-by-relevant-learning-ties-remain/

ETTC Keynote:
http://www.ettc.net/allgoogle/

Education Is My Life: Best and Next Practices
https://leanpub.com/bestandnextineducation/

Smartblog for Education:
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/03/13/subversive-learning-we-learn-best-when-its-our-idea/

Ranked #33 for on the Top 100 Experts in #eLearning and eTech

Interview for Education is My Life


Infographic for Professional Learning in the Digital Age
http://pinterest.com/pin/119697302568577918/


February 2013
Open Design Webinar with Grant Wiggins


Free Technology for Teachers: Visual Literacy with Haiku Deck
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/02/promoting-visual-literacy-with-haiku.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+freetech4teachers%2FcGEY+%28Free+Technology+for+Teachers%29

Smartblog for Education:
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/02/19/helping-kids-manage-digital-feedback/

Smartblog for Education:
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/02/12/state-of-the-edcamp-2013/

Education Is My Life: Best and Next Practices
http://educationismylife.com/empathy-a-better-practice/

Education is My Life eBook: Education by Design
https://leanpub.com/educationbydesign

January 2013
Interview with Allison Zmuda on "Boxes and Keyholes" in education:
http://just-startkidsandschools.com/2013/01/16/kristen-swanson-keyholes-and-boxes/

Smartblog for Education:
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/01/29/technology-integration-design-kristen-swanson/

Encienda Educon: Confessions of a Digital Hoarder
Video Recording:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mrd5P8BJmIU&feature=youtu.be&t=13m33s


Edcamp Radio

Smartblog for Education
http://smartblogs.com/education/2013/01/10/using-digital-media-enhance-educational-transfer-kristen-swanson/

Education is My Life: Education by Design
http://educationismylife.com/rigorous-assessment-by-design/

December 2012
Eye on Education Webinar Excerpt


School Leadership Briefing Interview: Professional Learning in the Digital Age
http://www.schoolbriefing.com/3997/professional-learning-in-the-digital-age/?code=eyeoneducation

Education is My Life: Intellectual Curiosity
http://educationismylife.com/nurture_it_often/


November 2012
Education Is My Life eBook
http://educationismylife.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Education-Is-My-Life-Stories-From-the-Field-2012.pdf
http://www.amazon.com/Education-Is-My-Life-ebook/dp/B00AAJO4BC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1353514808&sr=8-1&keywords=education+is+my+life+stories+from+the+field

User Generated Learning Published by Eye on Education
http://www.eyeoneducation.com/bookstore/productdetails.cfm?sku=7228-4&title=professional-learning-in-the-digital-age

Edcamp Organizer Hangout On Air: Sponsors and Finances



October 2012
Smartblog for Education
http://smartblogs.com/education/2012/10/24/pilgrimage-land-no-homework-three-implications-education/

ELA Common Core Standards: A Focus on Outputs Illuminates the Need for Student Historians
https://www.herffjonesnystrom.com/index.cfm?fa=Teachers.12October


September 2012
Edcamp Organizer Hangout On Air: General Tips

Smartblog for Education
http://smartblogs.com/education/2012/09/14/digital-ties-run-deep/

Bammy Awards: Eye on Education
http://www.eyeoneducation.com/Blog/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/2587/Two-Simple-Ways-to-Get-Involved-in-Social-Media-and-the-1st-Bammy-Awards

July 2012
Smartblog for Education
http://smartblogs.com/education/2012/07/25/modern-curation-how-change-teaching/

Speaks VOLumes 2012 Online Conference: Making Online Learning Environments Brain Friendly

June 2012
THE Journal


Classroom 2.0 Book Project: Curation for Professional Learning

May 2012
Education Is My Life Blog Posts
http://educationismylife.com/what-does-it-mean-to-be-competent/

April 2012
Google Plus Hangout On Air with Educators Panel: Blended Learning


Penn GSE Presentation


Social Learning Summit Online Conference Presenter
Link to session:
https://sas.elluminate.com/dr.jnlp?sid=2008350&suid=D.8E9DD9E33C6709D79CACC2887FA0CB

Education is My Life Blog Posts
Being a Connected Educator Shrinks the World

March 2012
An Interview with the Guide to Online Schools

The Philadelphia Public School Notebook: Occupy PD with Edcamp Philadelphia

The Compass Newsletter: Infusing Common Core Standards with Social Studies Instruction

Edcamp Interview with Richard Byrne


Blackboard Education Catalyst Nominee

Education is My Life Blog Posts
Creativity or Compliance?
The Manifesto for Teaching Online

Getting Smart Blog Posts
Online Manifesto: Remix and Response

February 2012
Education Is My Life Blog Posts
Cultivating Endurance
Providing Feedback Authentically

What Do Online Students Want? iBook (To download, click the link directly from your iPad.)
https://rapidshare.com/files/3611317343/What_Do_Online_Students_Want_iBook.ibooks

January 2012
Encienda Educon Presentation



Getting Smart Guest Blog Post
What Online Students Want
Reducing Transactional Distance Online: Making Learners Comfortable
Edcamp: Innovation in Professional Development

Education Is My Life Guest Blog Posts
Learning Spaces: Who Do They Reach?
Occupy Professional Development: Take Control of Your Professional Learning with the Edcamp Format

October 2011
Google Geo Article:
http://www.montgomerynews.com/articles/2011/10/07/springfield_sun/news/doc4e8f533d51e7d884513848.txt

June 2011
TedxPhiladelphia Ed Talk


March 2011
New Website:
http://www.montgomerynews.com/articles/2011/03/03/springfield_sun/news/doc4d701d0c921ab127851947.txt


February 2011
Teacher AUP:
http://www.montgomerynews.com/articles/2011/02/16/age_has_no_season/doc4d5c4d39b39bb523300675.txt?viewmode=fullstory

December 2010
Cyber Safety:
http://www.montgomerynews.com/articles/2010/12/03/springfield_sun/news/doc4cf717913d4d0556273105.txt?viewmode=fullstory


May 2010
Things You Learn Online Magazine
LearningtoListen.pdf

March 2010
Google Apps Lesson Plan Repository
Making Predictions in Reading Using Google Moderator

February 2010
Free Tech 4 Teachers Guest Blogger
Using Technology to Find Students

October 2009
ERIC: ED506515
The Effect of Book Blogging on the Motivation of Third Grade Students

August 2006
The Journal of Reading, Writing, and Literacy


October 2005
Literacy Learning: The Middle Years