We have learned a few lessons from thirteen years of running Constructing Modern Knowledge. Empowered educators, empower children. Educators are capable, competent, and creative. Modern knowledge construction is impossible without access to traditional materials, books, tools, supplies, andcutting-edge technology. Educators profit …

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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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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.

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 …

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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.  

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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NOTE!!! Venue change! This event is SOLD OUT. An additional date may be available later this spring. Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom in a Reggio Emilia Context This is a unique one-time only workshop combining a hands-on Invent To Learn …

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