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 »

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.

Once in a blue moon, a technology comes along that meets the needs of learners, classrooms, and is sufficiently powerful to create opportunities beyond the limits of our imagination. The BBC micro:bit may just be that rarest of edtech unicorn. …

The micro:bit Matters Read more »

Gary Stager will be leading a two-hour learning lab at the ASCD Annual Conference in Boston on March 25, 2018. What If We Were Serious About Computer Science For All? National and international calls to teach computer science to every …

ASCD Annual Conference Read more »

Dr. Gary Stager was invited to write a profile of his friend, colleague, and mentor Dr. Seymour Papert for the premiere issue of Hello World!, an impressive new magazine for educators from The Raspberry Pi Foundation. This new print magazine is also …

Seymour Papert – Father of the Maker Movement Read more »

One of the favorite technologies we use in our professional development workshops and Constructing Modern Knowledge is the Hummingbird Robot Kit. It’s designed with the learner in mind, robust, and gives wings to the maker’s imagination.The Hummingbird kit contains everything you need …

Unleash the robots! Hummingbird Robotics Kit has a new iPad app Read more »

Gary will return to The American School of Bombay for the 5th time and his 3rd ASB Unplugged Conference. His sessions include: Programming: The New Liberal Art – Why and How to Teach It (full-day preconference) In the mid-1960s, Seymour …

ASB Unplugged (Gary Stager – Featured Speaker & Workshop Leader) Read more »