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Gary Stager Media Library


The following videos are a good representation of my work as a conference keynote speaker and educational consultant. The production values vary, but my emphasis on creating more productive contexts for learning remains in focus.

Gary Stager’s TEDx Talk, Care Less, from Dusseldorf, Germany. (2017)

View Gary Stager’s four previous TEDx Talks from around the world

Recent Podcasts

Carl Hooker & Gary Stager Podcast
Embracing The Power Of Computer Science: Insights From Gary Stager in conversation with Carl Hooker. (Summer 2023)
Ed Leaders 2023 Podcast
Gary’s recent conversation with two Aussies about leadership and education. (Summer 2023)

Gary Stager speaks on the topic of “What can AI really do for education” for the Future Learning Design Podcast (Gary begins at 1:37:00) (Spring 2022)

ary Stager Insights on Learning: Coding, ChatGPT Hype, and the Quest for Timeless Education (2023)

What Makes a Good Project? – Transformative Learning Experiences with Kyle Wagner (2022)zzz
EDU and AI with Gary Stager and Will Richardson (January 2023)
Coming soon…


Keynote address at the virtual MakerEd Unconference, June 30, 2020

Gary Stager Modern Learners Podcast with Bruce Dixon and Will Richardson April 26, 2018 (full screen)

Gary Stager’s keynote address – Cairo, Egypt 2017

Gary Stager’s April 2017 Keynote Address in Sofia, Bulgaria

Gary Stager: My Hope for School

A terrific 2016 short public school documentary featuring Dr. Stager

Learning to Play in Education: Joining the Maker Movement
A public lecture by Gary Stager at The Steward School, November 2015

A Broader Perspective on Maker Education – Interview with Gary Stager in Amsterdam, 2015

Choosing Hope Over Fear from the 2014 Chicago Education Festival

This is What Learning Looks Like – Strategies for Hands-on Learning, a conversation with Steve Hargadon, Bay Area Maker Faire, 2012.

Gary Stager “This is Our Moment “ – Conferencia Anual 2014 Fundación Omar Dengo (Costa Rica)
San José, Costa Rica. November 2014

TEDx Talk, “Seymour Papert, Inventor of Everything*

Ten Things to Do with a Laptop – Learning and Powerful Ideas
Keynote Address – ITEC Conference – Des Moines, Iowa – October 2011

Plenary Talk at Construtionism 2014 Conference
Vienna, Austria. August, 2014

Children, Computing and Creativity
Address to KERIS – Seoul, South Korea – October 2011

Gary Stager Discusses 1:1 Computing with leading Costa Rican educators
University of Costa Rica – San José, Costa Rica – June 2011

“Classic” Videos

Gary Stager’s Plenary Address at the Constructionism 2010 Conference
Paris, France – August 2010

Dr. Stager interviewed by ICT Qatar
Doha, Qatar – Spring 2010

Gary Stager Excerpts from NECC ’09 Keynote Debate
June 2009 – Washington D.C.

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Learning Adventures: Transforming Real and Virtual Learning Environments
NECC 2009 Spotlight Session – Washington, D.C. – June 2009
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Disappeared podcasts & videos 🙁
Life Lesson – Don’t trust “the cloud”

A particularly good audio podcast with Gary Stager (2016)

Progressive Education and The Maker Movement – Symbiosis or Mutually Assured Destruction? (approx 45:00 in)
FabLearn 2014 Paper Presentation
October 2014. Stanford University

Keynote Address: Making School Reform
FabLearn 2013 Conference.
October 2013. Stanford University.

Making, Love, and Learning
February 2014. Marin County Office of Education.

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