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 …

Funding Opportunity for CMK – Deadline January 30th! Read more »

Full-day hands-on workshop with Sylvia Martinezco-author of Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom  November 7, 2019Hosted by Viewpoint School Make & learn in this cutting-edge workshop!  Join colleagues for a day of hard fun, creativity, and problem solving—where computing meets tinkering, design, and the best practices …

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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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Full-day hands-on making, coding, and physical computing workshops with Dr. Gary Stager & Sylvia Martinez – authors of Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom  2019 Texas TourDallas/Fort Worth – April 8San Antonio – April 9Austin – April 11Houston – April 12 Code, invent, & learn in this cutting-edge …

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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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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.