The best construction kit for learners just got better! I have been teaching robotics to children and their teachers since 1987, not out of a desire to prepare kids for emerging careers or because it sounds futuristic, but because computing …

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The maker movement’s tricky little pal, Josh Ajima, solicited ideas for a 1-hourBBC  micro:bit workshop on Twitter. Anyone have a good micro:bit workshop they like to do? Hour long activity for middle to high school students as an optional activity …

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Invent to Learn Programming, Physical Computing, and Engineering Across the Curriculum Code, invent, and create in this cutting-edge masterclass! 2019 offers exciting new opportunities for physical computing and coding, featuring remarkable new technologies. This workshop will introduce remarkable new technologies that …

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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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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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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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[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”160″ identifier=”0989151107″ locale=”US” src=”https://inventtolearn.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/41Mmd7vzBL.SL160.jpg” tag=”neweasyazon-20″ width=”112″]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 …

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