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Twice the Hour of Code – Twitter Chat with Dr. Gary Stager – December 7th

In honor of Computer Science Week (aka: Hour of Code), Dr. Gary Stager, co-author of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, will be hosting a freewheeling two-hour-long Twitter chat on December 7th from 8-10 PM (EST) 5-7 PM (Pacific).


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MLTI Summer Institute (Gary keynote)

Gary will keynote and lead workshops at the 2016 MLTI Summer Institute.

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Invent To Learn Workshop for Independent Schools of Victoria (Gary)

Dr. Gary Stager will be leading a day-long hands-on Invent To Learn workshop for Independent Schools Victoria in their West Melbourne seminar room.

Target Audience:

All Teachers, Teacher Librarians

 

Program Description:

Independent Schools Victoria have been fortunate in securing Dr Gary Stager to present a one-day workshop to our Member Schools – Invent to Learn: Making,

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Programmable Toys for the iPad

Tickle, a dialect of Scratch for the iPad created by Taiwanese computer science professor Mike Chen, has a very special secret sauce. While Tickle allows users to create animations, games, and stories in a Scratch-like fashion (with an orca replacing the cat), it’s real magic lies in an ability to make a variety of bluetooth-enabled toys and devices programmable by kids on an iPad.

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Happy 45th Birthday Maker Movement! @ISTE 2016

robotBirthday2A day of hard fun is in store for one and all!

In 1971, our friends Cynthia Solomon and Seymour Papert published a paper that changed the world. “Twenty Things to Do with a Computer” not only explored computers as objects to think with and vehicles for self-expression,

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