Tag: robotics

Our Favorite Material for Learning by Making

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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1-hour micro:bit workshop challenge(s)

The maker movement’s tricky little pal, Josh Ajima, solicited ideas for a 1-hourBBC  micro:bit workshop on Twitter. Anyone have a good micro:bit workshop they like to do? Hour long activity for middle to high school students as an optional activity

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The Subtlety of Prompt Setting

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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Texas Invent to Learn Workshops 2019

Gary and Sylvia will lead one day workshops in Texas – April 8-12, 2019. Details and registration information can be found here.

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Invent To Learn with the Physical Computing Technology Class of 2019

Join Dr. Gary Stager to learn how Scratch 3.0, micro:bits, the new Hummingbird Bit robotics kit, Circuit Playground Express, Microsoft Makecode, microblocks, and other emerging technology can supercharge project-based learning across the curriculum. 2019 promises great opportunities for physical computing and coding featuring remarkable new technologies. This workshop will introduce remarkable new technologies that may be used today to amplify the potential of each learner and expand the breadth, depth, and range of projects possible.

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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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January 18 Workshop

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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STEM Class of 2019 – Invent To Learn with Emerging Technology

2019 promises great opportunities for physical computing and coding featuring remarkable new technologies. This workshop will introduce remarkable new technologies that may be used today to amplify the potential of each learner and expand the breadth, depth, and range of

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Gary Stager Cairo Keynote

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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Gary Stager Interview in LeadershipEd Magazine (New Zealand)

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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