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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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. This new print magazine is also …

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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 …

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

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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 …

Reggio-Inspired Toronto Workshop – October 28 Read more »

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Check out this six-part blog post called Making in Schools by Aaron Vanderwerff and Robbie Tourney. Aaron and Robbie are both teachers at the Lighthouse Community Charter School, a K-12 public school in Oakland, California and are part of the Lighthouse Creativity Lab …

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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 …

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