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Don’t miss this fantastic article by Erin Riley about the intersection of art and making. The Maker Movement Moves Into The School Art Studio is in the May 2019 edition of Hello World magazine. Erin Riley’s article from Hello World magazine …

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Translated by Jenny Sendova – Senior Researcher at Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Sofia, Bulgaria) Read other translations here. Осемте големи идеи, на които се гради Лабораторията по конструкционизъм от Сиймър Пепърт Първата голяма идея е учене чрез …

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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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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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We are excited to announce that a newly revised and expanded edition of Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom has just been released. It’s been five years since we published the first edition of Invent to Learn. …

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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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Last spring, Gary Stager was interviewed at the National Futureschools Conference in Melbourne, Australia. The result was published in September 2018 in New Zealand’s LeadershipEd Magazine. A pdf of the freewheeling interview may be read here.  

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Once in a blue moon, a technology comes along that meets the needs of learners, classrooms, and is sufficiently powerful to create opportunities beyond the limits of our imagination. The BBC micro:bit may just be that rarest of edtech unicorn. …

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Hello World is a free, glossy, well-edited magazine for educators published by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Gary Stager has written two featured articles in the first four issues of the publication. His latest article, Professional Development Gets Personal, shares lessons …

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Gary Stager and Sylvia Martinez contributed a chapter to Creating the Coding Generation in Primary Schools: A Practical Guide for Cross-Curricular Teaching, edited by Steve Humble and just released from Routledge. The chapter is called: Ten Considerations for Teaching Coding to Children …

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