Author: Gary Stager

The Subtlety of Prompt Setting

In Chapter Four of our new book, Invent to Learn – Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, we discuss the importance of prompt setting as a basis for project-based learning. I argue that “a good prompt is worth 1,000

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Papert’s 8 Big Ideas (Greek Translation)

Translated by Chronis Kynigos – Director National and Kapodistrian University of Athens | uoa · Department of PedagogyΤ Οι οκτώ μεγάλες ιδέες της κονστραξιονιστικής μάθησης (μάθησης διαμέσου ‘μαστορέματος’)  του Dr. SeymourPapert(1999) Η πρώτη μεγάλη ιδέα είναι «να μαθαίνουμε μέσα από τη δραστηριότητα

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BBC micro:bit Workshop Quick Start Guide Genova

Microsoft MakeCode for block and javascript programming of the micro:bit and other robotics systems. The advantage of MakeCode is that it exploits all of the hardware features of the micro:bit. The tradeoff is ease of use and the process of

Gary Stager’s Math Workshop Resources

Turtle Art software for Mac and Windows Turtle Art for iPad Turtle Art Activity Cards, Math Activities and Download Information Resources for Learning with Wolfram Alpha & Wolfram Language Constance Kamii math videos (multiple videos)Constance Kamii Direct vs Indirect Ways of Teaching Number

BBC micro:bit Workshop Quick Start Guide

Microsoft MakeCode for block and javascript programming of the micro:bit and other robotics systems. The advantage of MakeCode is that it exploits all of the hardware features of the micro:bit. The tradeoff is ease of use and the process of

Invent to Learn 2019 Texas Workshop Tour

Full-day hands-on making, coding, and physical computing workshops with Dr. Gary Stager & Sylvia Martinez – authors of Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom  2019 Texas TourDallas/Fort Worth – April 8San Antonio – April 9Austin – April 11Houston – April 12 Code, invent, & learn in this cutting-edge

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January 18 Workshop

Invent To Learn with the Technology Class of 2019 Full-day physical computing workshop with Dr. Gary Stager Maggiano’s Little Italy Hackensack, NJ – January 18, 2019 Code, invent, and eat in this cutting-edge workshop! 2019 promises great opportunities for physical

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Podcast discussion: Does Everyone Need to Code?

For decades, I have marveled at the vehemence with which seemingly reasonable adults defend not teaching kids to program computers. Aside from the typical (and often dubious) justifications popularized by politicians, Hour of Code, and the Computer Science for All

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Reggio Approach Resources

The spectacular books and videos created by Reggio Children (Italy) are available from this distributor in the United States. Join the North American Reggio Emilia Alliance and learn about their publications, events, and study tours. Watch and read President of

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The Invent to Learn Guide to Getting Started with Wolfram Language

Getting Started with Wolfram Language Wolfram Alpha In Wolfram Alpha, click on to open the equation related to a Wolfram Alpha query in Wolfram Language Create a new notebook in Wolfram [Language] Programming Lab Reference/Tutorial Sites Fast Introduction to Wolfram

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