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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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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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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Following speaking at the prestigious WISE Conference in Qatar (November 2017), Gary Stager delivered a keynote address on learning-by making at a conference held at The American University in Cairo. The video is finally available.

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In May 2018, Gary Stager sat down with Change.School founders, Bruce Dixon and Will Richardson for their Modern Learners Podcast, to discuss learning, teaching, school improvement, and a host of other provocative topics. The title of the podcast is “The …

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