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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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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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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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littleBits Quick Start Guides

littleBits are ingenious snap-together magnetic elements used to create whimsical machines and prototype complex electronic circuits. It’s impossible to short-circuit the littleBits or create a syntax error in your physical “program” since they only snap together the “correct” way. Kids from 5-85 love inventing with littleBits.

littleBits QuickstartWe recently created two “Quick Start”

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Invent To Learn in a Reggio Emilia Context (Gary) 3rd and Final Date

The first two workshops sold-out quickly. Register today for a 3rd and final workshop!

Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom in a Reggio Emilia Context

This is a unique one-time only workshop combining a hands-on Invent To Learn workshop with a visit to the extraordinary Wonder of Learning Exhibition from Reggio Emilia,

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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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