A day of hard fun is in store for one and all! In 1971, our friends Cynthia Solomon and Seymour Papert published a paper that changed the world. “Twenty Things to Do with a Computer” not only explored computers as …

Happy 45th Birthday Maker Movement! @ISTE 2016 Read more »

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The first two workshops sold-out quickly. Register today for a 3rd and final workshop! 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 workshop with a …

NYC Reggio Workshop – 3rd date added by request Read more »

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Sylvia will be a featured workshop leader for Innovation Matters: Welcome to the World of Makerspaces> August 5-6 – Winona, MN Tinkering Learning Labs with DIY, Makerspaces and Robotics PRESENTERS:  Sylvia Martinez, Naomi Harm, Robin Hosemann, Tim Nielsen, and Deb Norton   >> Download the Flyer >> Graduate …

Innovation Matters: Welcome to the World of Makerspaces Read more »

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Join colleagues for a day of hard fun and problem solving — where computing meets tinkering and design. The workshop begins with the case for project-based learning, making, tinkering, and engineering. Next, we will discuss strategies for effective prompt setting. You will view examples of children engaged in complex problem solving with new game-changing technologies and identify lessons for your own classroom practice. Powerful ideas from the Reggio Emilia Approach, breakthroughs in science education, and the global maker movement combine to create rich learning experiences.

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I am thrilled to be bringing a day of making, tinkering, engineering, and personal expression to Perth, Western Australia this June. Best of all, the workshop is a partnership with the State Teachers’ Union of Western Australia (I’m a huge …

Coming to Perth with a Reggio Emilia Twist! Read more »

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