Author: Sylvia Martinez

Making Science review in School Library Journal

School Library Journal reviews Making Science, by Christa Flores and calls it “A fascinating look at the intersection of science and the maker movement.” Making Science is the latest publication from Constructing Modern Knowledge Press, the publisher of Invent To

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The Invent to Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom – now in Chinese

The Invent to Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom: Recipes for Success has been translated into traditional Chinese!

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Around the World with the 8 Big Ideas of the Constructionist Learning Lab

In 1999, Seymour Papert, the father of educational technology, embarked on his last ambitious institutional research project when he created the constructionist, technology-rich, project-based, multi-aged Constructionist Learning Laboratory inside of Maine’s troubled prison for teens, The Maine Youth Center. As Gary Stager

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A School Resource for STEM, Science & Making

The MiddleWeb website is a great website for middle school resources. Anne Jolly just wrote a terrific article about the new book, Making Science: Reimagining STEM Education for Middle School and Beyond, published by CMK Press. Perhaps you’re also interested in

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Making Science

New from CMK Press | Buy now from Amazon Making Science: Reimagining STEM Education in Middle School and Beyond by Chrisa Flores Making Science: Reimagining STEM Education in Middle School and Beyond is a new look at STEM education for the modern

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New STEM books from the publisher of Invent To Learn

Two new books about STEM are now available from Constructing Modern Knowledge Press, the publisher of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom. Making Science: Reimagining STEM Education in Middle School and Beyond is a guide to

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Webinar: Girls (and Boys) and STEM

FETC and Edchat Interactive are hosting a series of interactive webinars leading up to the FETC conference in Orlando (Jan 25- 27, 2017). Sylvia Martinez will be leading the conversation on January 12, 2017 (5PM PST/8PM EST). Join us as

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Invent To Learn in Dutch!

Kennis Maken Samen Leren: Maken, Knutselen en Techniek in de Klas Check it out – pre-order now for a November 2016 release. Door Sylvia Libow Martinez & Gary Stager, Ph.D. Kennis Maken Samen Leren is het boek over maken, knutselen en techniek

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Invent To Learn now available in hardcover

You asked, we made it happen — Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom is now available in hardcover. Check for the hardcover edition at Amazon.com and other online retailers. If you need to purchase with a

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Unleash the robots! Hummingbird Robotics Kit has a new iPad app

One of the favorite technologies we use in our professional development workshops and Constructing Modern Knowledge is the Hummingbird Robot Kit. It’s designed with the learner in mind, robust, and gives wings to the maker’s imagination.The Hummingbird kit contains everything you need

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