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Seymour Papert – Father of the Maker Movement

Dr. Gary Stager was invited to write a profile of his friend, colleague, and mentor Dr. Seymour Papert for the premiere issue of Hello World!, an impressive new magazine for educators from The Raspberry Pi Foundation.

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Unconventional Wisdom About the Maker Movement

Dr. Gary Stager wrote a feature story for District Administration Magazine’s special report on “makerspaces.” The report is available in eBook format for tablet and desktop computers.

“It’s not a fad, you don’t needto break the bank, and your teachers are really creative.”

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Reggio-Inspired Toronto Workshop – October 28

Once-in-a-lifetime workshop in Toronto – October 28th!
Classroom Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in a Reggio Emilia Context – The Language of Technology

This is a unique one-time only workshop combining a hands-on Invent To Learn workshop with a visit to the extraordinary Wonder of Learning Exhibition from Reggio Emilia,

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Invent To Learn Workshop – Ft. Worth, Texas (November 4)

For the first time ever, The Invent To Learn full-day workshop is coming to the
Dallas/Fort Worth area!

Join colleagues for a day of hard fun and problem solving — where computing meets tinkering and design. The workshop begins with the case for project-based learning,

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Invent To Learn, Wearables, Math Workshops – Melbourne 2016

Join us in Melbourne this week!

Monday 22nd August, 2016
Invent to learn with Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager
Join colleagues for a day of hard fun and problem solving — where computing meets tinkering and design.

Tuesday 23rd August,

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Software installation during Gary’s workshop intro

Please install the following free software on your laptop or iPad while Gary begins his workshop.

Mac or Windows

Please download and install the Hummingbird Robotics Kit Birdbrain Robot Server. It acts as an ambassador between the external Hummingbird controller and SNAP! in your browser.

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Maker movement brings tinkering and technology to everyone (interview with Gary Stager)

Gary Stager was interviewed recently by the Alberta Teachers Association. Read this provocative interview, here.

Maker movement brings tinkering and technology to everyone

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Tips for Architects from Maker Educators

Dr. Gary Stager created a new guide, Tips for Architects from Maker Educators, for an upcoming panel discussion at the Association for Learning Environments 2016 Regional Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

In addition to the light, acoustic, aesthetic, and comfort considerations central to good space design,

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