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Full-day hands-on workshop with Sylvia Martinezco-author of Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom  November 7, 2019Hosted by Viewpoint School Make & learn in this cutting-edge workshop!  Join colleagues for a day of hard fun, creativity, and problem solving—where computing meets tinkering, design, and the best practices …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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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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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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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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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Dr. Gary Stager was invited to write a profile of his friend, colleague, and mentor Dr. Seymour Papert for the premiere issue of Hello World!, an impressive new magazine for educators from The Raspberry Pi Foundation. This new print magazine is also …

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Two new books about STEM are now available from Constructing Modern Knowledge Press, the publisher of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom. Making Science: Reimagining STEM Education in Middle School and Beyond is a guide to …

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