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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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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

Invent to Learn a “Must Read” book for Modern Learners

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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Making Science review in School Library Journal

School Library Journal reviews Making Science, by Christa Flores and calls it “A fascinating look at the intersection of science and the maker movement.” Making Science is the latest publication from Constructing Modern Knowledge Press, the publisher of Invent To

Invent To Learn in Dutch!

Kennis Maken Samen Leren: Maken, Knutselen en Techniek in de Klas Check it out – pre-order now for a November 2016 release. Door Sylvia Libow Martinez & Gary Stager, Ph.D. Kennis Maken Samen Leren is het boek over maken, knutselen en techniek

Invent To Learn review by Agency by Design

As we have noted previously, there are many roads to take to bring making and design to learners. Those who want to explore the avenue of engineering and programming in relation to making and tinkering in the classroom are in

Review: Get elbow deep in maker fun and learning

Check out the review of the new book from CMK Press, The Invent To Learn Guide to Fun from the MiddleWeb site! In “The Invent to Learn Guide to Fun” Josh Burker situates the constructivist theories of active learning within

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Just-in-Time Guide to Classroom 3D Printing

Sandy Wisneski posted this terrific review of The Invent to Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom – Recipes for Success on the MiddleWeb site. From Just-in-Time Guide to Classroom 3D Printing: “The book is a wonderful resource for helping teachers wrap

Great Review for New Super-Awesome Sylvia Arduino Project Book

Joyce Valenza wrote a glorious review of Super-Awesome Sylvia’s new Super-Simple Arduino Project Book for her column in School Library Journal.  Sometimes I wonder what my girlfriends and I would be like today if more models like the super-awesome Sylvia were around

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Legendary Progressive Educator Reviews Invent To Learn

Herbert Kohl is a legendary educator who authored more than thirty books, many of them among our favorites. Kohl is also a leading voice in the progressive education movement of the past fifty years and a pioneer of open education. We

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