We have an opportunity for a number of us to be a part of the Classroom Video Challenge, which was launched by the Gates Foundation recently.

This is going to be an ongoing initiative that we can help support with our video work, but for the moment, we are looking to identify 1 teacher and 1 support partner (coach, principal, etc.) to go to a convening in San Fran on Aug 2nd and to help push the thinking of this group.

Would you take a look at this PDF and let me know if you are interested in the next couple of days, as we need to get our names in to take part. I think this is heavily aligned to our project, but we don’t all need to take part.

I’m so excited to work with you all. Thank you so much for your collaboration. Over 250 ratings thus far on your proposals!

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Yeah, so sorry not to get back to you all on this. I sent The Gates Foundation the names of all that contacted me on this post or privately through Google+/email. They then sent out emails. If you haven’t received an email from them, don’t worry. There will be additional opportunities throughout the year to take part in this project (and likely go back to San Fran). I can wait to hear what folks come up with. (I will not be going on this trip, so I will have to learn from this community and whomever they chose to represent DPS). Talk to you all soon!

Yeah, so sorry not to get back to you all on this. I sent The Gates Foundation the names of all that contacted me on this post or privately through Google+/email. They then sent out emails. If you haven’t received an email from them, don’t worry. There will be additional opportunities throughout the year to take part in this project (and likely go back to San Fran). I can wait to hear what folks come up with. (I will not be going on this trip, so I will have to learn from this community and whomever they chose to represent DPS). Talk to you all soon!

Yeah, so sorry not to get back to you all on this. I sent The Gates Foundation the names of all that contacted me on this post or privately through Google+/email. They then sent out emails. If you haven’t received an email from them, don’t worry. There will be additional opportunities throughout the year to take part in this project (and likely go back to San Fran). I can wait to hear what folks come up with. (I will not be going on this trip, so I will have to learn from this community and whomever they chose to represent DPS). Talk to you all soon!

Yeah, so sorry not to get back to you all on this. I sent The Gates Foundation the names of all that contacted me on this post or privately through Google+/email. They then sent out emails. If you haven’t received an email from them, don’t worry. There will be additional opportunities throughout the year to take part in this project (and likely go back to San Fran). I can wait to hear what folks come up with. (I will not be going on this trip, so I will have to learn from this community and whomever they chose to represent DPS). Talk to you all soon!

Perhaps I should have phrased it this way: Who wants to go to San Fran for free on Aug 2nd and talk about Video in the classroom?

Perhaps I should have phrased it this way: Who wants to go to San Fran for free on Aug 2nd and talk about Video in the classroom?

Perhaps I should have phrased it this way: Who wants to go to San Fran for free on Aug 2nd and talk about Video in the classroom?

Hi Ben, I’m interested in going to San Fran. What is the time commitment to be away from my family? I.e., how many days/nights?

Hi Ben, I’m interested in going to San Fran. What is the time commitment to be away from my family? I.e., how many days/nights?

Hi Ben, I’m interested in going to San Fran. What is the time commitment to be away from my family? I.e., how many days/nights?

Looks like it’s two days? I’m in.

Looks like it’s two days? I’m in.

Looks like it’s two days? I’m in.

Looks like it’s two days? I’m in.

I too would be able to make myself available for this powerful professional development opportunity.

I too would be able to make myself available for this powerful professional development opportunity.

I too would be able to make myself available for this powerful professional development opportunity.

I too would be able to make myself available for this powerful professional development opportunity.

Wow, we’re a week away. Updates?

Wow, we’re a week away. Updates?

Wow, we’re a week away. Updates?

Wow, we’re a week away. Updates?

Yeah, so sorry not to get back to you all on this. I sent The Gates Foundation the names of all that contacted me on this post or privately through Google+/email. They then sent out emails. If you haven’t received an email from them, don’t worry. There will be additional opportunities throughout the year to take part in this project (and likely go back to San Fran). I can wait to hear what folks come up with. (I will not be going on this trip, so I will have to learn from this community and whomever they chose to represent DPS). Talk to you all soon!

Yeah, so sorry not to get back to you all on this. I sent The Gates Foundation the names of all that contacted me on this post or privately through Google+/email. They then sent out emails. If you haven’t received an email from them, don’t worry. There will be additional opportunities throughout the year to take part in this project (and likely go back to San Fran). I can wait to hear what folks come up with. (I will not be going on this trip, so I will have to learn from this community and whomever they chose to represent DPS). Talk to you all soon!

Yeah, so sorry not to get back to you all on this. I sent The Gates Foundation the names of all that contacted me on this post or privately through Google+/email. They then sent out emails. If you haven’t received an email from them, don’t worry. There will be additional opportunities throughout the year to take part in this project (and likely go back to San Fran). I can wait to hear what folks come up with. (I will not be going on this trip, so I will have to learn from this community and whomever they chose to represent DPS). Talk to you all soon!