Micro:bit and Microcontroller Development Board Workshop Resources Gary S. Stager, Ph.D. The Invent To Learn Workshop Handout Kit The micro:bit Matters – a guide to understanding the micro:bit Microsoft MakeCode programming environment micro:bit Starter Ideas new Using micro:bits with Scratch instructions Scratch

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The micro:bit Matters

Once in a blue moon, a technology comes along that meets the needs of learners, classrooms, and is sufficiently powerful to create opportunities beyond the limits of our imagination. The BBC micro:bit may just be that rarest of edtech unicorn.

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Arabic translation of Invent to Learn published

The Arabic version of “Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom” has been translated and published by the A.M. Qattan Foundation. The A.M. Qattan Foundation (AMQF) is an independent, not-for-profit developmental organisation working in the fields of culture

NEW BOOK – The Invent to Learn Guide to MORE Fun

The Invent to Learn Guide to More Fun features an all new assortment of insanely clever classroom-tested “maker” projects for learners of all ages. In the second volume of this popular book, Josh Burker is back with even more projects for

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Professional Development Gets Personal

Hello World is a free, glossy, well-edited magazine for educators published by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Gary Stager has written two featured articles in the first four issues of the publication. His latest article, Professional Development Gets Personal, shares lessons

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Ten Considerations for Teaching Coding to Children (Book chapter)

Gary Stager and Sylvia Martinez contributed a chapter to Creating the Coding Generation in Primary Schools: A Practical Guide for Cross-Curricular Teaching, edited by Steve Humble and just released from Routledge. The chapter is called: Ten Considerations for Teaching Coding to Children

Invent to Learn a “Must Read” book for Modern Learners

Modern Learners just released a free whitepaper, 8 Must Read Books for Modern Educational Change Leaders. We are honored to have Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom appear alongside the other featured books from Seymour Papert, David Perkins,

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Regional Victoria Invent To Learn Workshops

This special workshop series is sponsored by the Victoria Department of Education and Training. Dates and Venues:   29 May – Warrnambool – Woodford Primary School   9 June – Maryborough   13 June – Wodonga Space is limited! Register today! The co-author of

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

May – June 2017 Australian Invent To Learn Masterclasses

Dates and Venues: Townsville – 25/26 May (2-day P-12 workshop*) – $A625 – register Cathedral School of St. Anne and St. James Sydney (primary focus) – 1 June – $A400 – register Bondi Beach Public School Sydney (secondary focus) – 2 June –