STEM Class of 2019 – Invent To Learn with Emerging Technology Workshop 2 Nov.

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. Learn how Scratch 3.0, micro:bits, Hummingbird Bit robotics kit, Circuit Playground Express, Microsoft Read more about STEM Class of 2019 – Invent To Learn with Emerging Technology Workshop 2 Nov.[…]

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. 

The Lost Art of Teaching with Gary Stager

In May 2018, Gary Stager sat down with Change.School founders, Bruce Dixon and Will Richardson for their Modern Learners Podcast, to discuss learning, teaching, school improvement, and a host of other provocative topics. The title of the podcast is “The Lost Art of Teaching with Gary Stager.” You may listen to the conversation or download Read more about The Lost Art of Teaching with Gary Stager[…]

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.

New Physical Computing Resources

We have created two new handouts for our collection of getting started guides over at the Invent To Learn web site. Check out all of the goodies we’ve written and assembled here. You may also download our latest handouts from the links below. micro:bit Starter Ideas new A short list of prompts and challenges for beginning Read more about New Physical Computing Resources[…]

Teaching Coding, Physical Computing, & Computational Thinking 

There is a lot of discussion these days about “Computer Science for All” and “Coding K-12.” Australia, the UK, and USA are a few of the nations advocating for every student to learn computer science. These well intentioned policy pronouncements are accompanied by anxiety and confusion as to what it all means and how to Read more about Teaching Coding, Physical Computing, & Computational Thinking […]

May/June Australian Workshop Tour

Invent to Learn Workshops with Dr. Gary Stager Space is limited! Register today! The co-author of “the bible of the maker movement in schools,” 1:1 computing pioneer, and popular speaker, Gary Stager, returns to Australia for a series of exciting hands-on workshops. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from an education pioneer! Learn to learn Read more about May/June Australian Workshop Tour[…]

Free Whitepaper on Learning by Making

Constructing Modern Knowledge CEO Dr. Gary Stager authored a “whitepaper” for Intel on learning by making. Download The Guide to Creating and Inventing with Technology in the Classroom for free. Learn more about Gary Stager (bio, videos, publications) Learn more about the Constructing Modern Knowledge institute for educators Explore the books on creativity and learning by educators Read more about Free Whitepaper on Learning by Making[…]

Look what Teachers Can Do

Look at what preK-6 Mexican teachers did in my recent PBL 360 workshop in Guadalajara. This was their first experience with engineering, physical computing, and programming. They designed, created, and programmed these “birds” in less than two hours with the Hummingbird Robotics Kit and SNAP! The prompt was simple… “Make a Bird. Singing and dancing Read more about Look what Teachers Can Do[…]

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2017 Wrap-up

K-12 educators from around the world gathered recently in Manchester, New Hampshire to learn about learning by learning themselves. The 10th annual Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute, July 11-14, was the place where educators could spend four days working on personally meaningful project development combining code, cutting-edge technology, and timeless craft traditions. For a decade, Read more about Constructing Modern Knowledge 2017 Wrap-up[…]