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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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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[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”160″ identifier=”0989151107″ locale=”US” src=”https://inventtolearn.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/41Mmd7vzBL.SL160.jpg” tag=”neweasyazon-20″ width=”112″]For decades, I have marveled at the vehemence with which seemingly reasonable adults defend not teaching kids to program computers. Aside from the typical (and often dubious) justifications popularized by politicians, Hour of …

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Tickle, a dialect of Scratch for the iPad created by Taiwanese computer science professor Mike Chen, has a very special secret sauce. While Tickle allows users to create animations, games, and stories in a Scratch-like fashion (with an orca replacing the cat), …

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littleBits are ingenious snap-together magnetic elements used to create whimsical machines and prototype complex electronic circuits. It’s impossible to short-circuit the littleBits or create a syntax error in your physical “program” since they only snap together the “correct” way. Kids from …

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