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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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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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Programming: The New Liberal Art (keynote: Gary Stager)

Girls Exploring Technology (G.E.T.) at Rutgers Preparatory School Presents…

Programming: The New Liberal Art

Open to ALL parents, students (grades 7 and above), and educators!

Whether you’re a parent, teacher, or student (boy OR girl),

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ASB Unplugged (Gary Stager – Featured Speaker & Workshop Leader)

Gary will return to The American School of Bombay for the 5th time and his 3rd ASB Unplugged Conference.

His sessions include:

Programming: The New Liberal Art – Why and How to Teach It (full-day preconference)

In the mid-1960s,

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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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Teaching Kids to Code Conference (Gary Keynote)

Gary will be a keynote speaker at the Teaching Kids to </code> Conference in Sydney, Australia.

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Maker Faire Rome

Gary will be making two presentations at Maker Faire Rome:

  1. Italy’s Unsung Gift to Education and Making (about the Reggio Emilia approach and making)
  2. How and Why to Teach Programming to Children

Sylvia and Gary will present “An Awesome Project – Making Schools Better”

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The 3N problem

SCENARIO

You and your noted mathematician colleagues convene in (virtual) Geneva to present brilliant theories pertaining to one of the world’s great mysteries, the elusive 3n Problem.

BACKGROUND

The 3N problem offers a fantastic world of exploration for learners of all ages.

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