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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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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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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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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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BBC Micro:bit Micro:bit getting started Handout: Micro:bit getting started with MakeCode plus connecting external motors, LEDs, & speakers/headphones (PDF) Gary Stager’s micro:bit project starter Ideas Scratch (project) Cards for micro:bit (PPT format) (PDF format) Micro:bit software options Microsoft MakeCode programming …

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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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Modern Learners just released a free whitepaper, 8 Must Read Books for Modern Educational Change Leaders. We are honored to have Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom appear alongside the other featured books from Seymour Papert, David Perkins, …

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Dr. Gary Stager wrote a feature story for District Administration Magazine’s special report on “makerspaces.” The report is available in eBook format for tablet and desktop computers. “It’s not a fad, you don’t needto break the bank, and your teachers are really …

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The MiddleWeb website is a great website for middle school resources. Anne Jolly just wrote a terrific article about the new book, Making Science: Reimagining STEM Education for Middle School and Beyond, published by CMK Press. Perhaps you’re also interested in …

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