Category: professional learning

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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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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New! Second Edition of Invent to Learn Released

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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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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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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Making in the Spirit of the Reggio Emilia Approach Workshop – Oct. 5 – Boston

Once-in-a-lifetime workshop in Boston on October 5th! Classroom Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in a Reggio Emilia Context – The Language of Technology This is a unique one-time only workshop combining a hands-on Invent To Learn workshop with a visit to the extraordinary Wonder

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The micro:bit Matters

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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Arabic translation of Invent to Learn published

The Arabic version of “Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom” has been translated and published by the A.M. Qattan Foundation. The A.M. Qattan Foundation (AMQF) is an independent, not-for-profit developmental organisation working in the fields of culture

May – June 2017 Australian Invent To Learn Masterclasses

Dates and Venues: Townsville – 25/26 May (2-day P-12 workshop*) – $A625 – register Cathedral School of St. Anne and St. James Sydney (primary focus) – 1 June – $A400 – register Bondi Beach Public School Sydney (secondary focus) – 2 June –

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