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Dr. Gary Stager will be leading this masterclass. Participants will get a free copy of Invent To Learn and a micro:bit Go kit. Discount registration for carpooling! Learn more.

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Millions of the BBC micro:bit are now in schools. Never before has so much power been accessible to children at such a low price. We will explore and use a variety of programming environments, similar boards, and accessories. Not only is it …

Masterclass: Coding and Physical Computing Across the Curriculum with the micro:bit Read More »

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Read the review of the newly expanded edition of Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom from Hello World magazine here. Buy the book

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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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Translated by Chronis Kynigos – Director National and Kapodistrian University of Athens | uoa · Department of Pedagogy Read other translations here. Οι οκτώ μεγάλες ιδέες της κονστραξιονιστικής μάθησης (μάθησης διαμέσου ‘μαστορέματος’)  του Dr. SeymourPapert(1999) Η πρώτη μεγάλη ιδέα είναι «να μαθαίνουμε …

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Sylvia will be the opening keynote and lead a workshop at FabLearn 2019 at Columbia University Teachers College, New York City, NY. Keynote: Making the Future: The Future of Making March 9, 2019 Making in education connects educators around the world …

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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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Following speaking at the prestigious WISE Conference in Qatar (November 2017), Gary Stager delivered a keynote address on learning-by making at a conference held at The American University in Cairo. The video is finally available.

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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 …

The Lost Art of Teaching with Gary Stager (podcast) Read More »

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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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