Shared Learning Collaborative (SLC) Camp Denver CO, Nov 17-18, 2012

It’s a two-day combination Codeathon and Tagathon event in Denver, CO.  At the camp, SLC is holding a contest for the two best open source apps that are written on the SLC data store that same weekend! There will be two applications selected for a prize of $2,000 each. There are also three $300 prizes up for grabs for the three best app concepts! Click here for more details.

Note: I will be onsite to provide support for developers who are interested to build apps on Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Windows Azure. To get started, you can download and install the tools below.


There will be keynotes and plenary sessions about SLC architecture and the ecosystem we are creating, and deep dive sessions on:

For coders:

  • Configuring a Development Environment for working with SLC
  • Internals of SLC Sample Code and APIs
  • Work sprints to get your Hello World completed
  • Getting started on your first application

For teachers:

  • Common Core State Standards
  • The Learning Registry
  • Meta-Tagging Educational Content


Sign up on Eventbrite! is the official listing but you can also sign up on our Facebook Event page and easily invite your friends that are developers, teachers etc to attend!

When: Saturday, November 17th from 8:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, November 18th 2012 from 8:00am to 4:30pm

Where: University of Denver - Sturm Hall, 2000 E. Asbury Ave., Denver, CO 80210


About Shared Learning Collaborative (SLC)

The SLC is working to make personalized learning a reality for every U.S. student by improving the usefulness, variety and affordability of education technology. The initiative is a state-led effort. The Council of Chief State School Officers is coordinating the multistate alliance and ensuring the new technology meets the needs of the states and reflects their input. Initially, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York and North Carolina are participating in the pilot of this collaborative effort that will eventually be available to all states. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Carnegie Corporation of New York are providing the initial funding.

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