minn?bar is based on BarCamp and is an open-conference born from the desire for people interested in web-focused technology and design to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. All participants should plan on either hosting or actively participating in a discussion, giving a demo, or helping with one. The only cost to attendees is their active participation.
Very cool idea, maybe something the Discovery Education Network and groups like it should look into! This is an example of dynamical conference organizing, much different from the typical (more technocratic / centrally-planned) edtech conference that most of us are used to. I’ll look forward to reading about Tim’s experiences and thoughts afterward! The slogan of the event is:
No Spectators, Only Participants
Wouldn’t that be a good philosophy of teaching to embrace on a regular basis?
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