The Future (of CMK) is Now!

Constructing Modern Knowledge, celebrates its 10th anniversary this July 11-14, and represents the best work of my life. Before anyone was discussing the maker movement in schools, Constructing Modern Knowledge created a four-day oasis where educators could learn-by-doing through the construction of personally meaningful projects with digital and traditional materials. From the start, CMK was never a conference. […]

Free New littleBits Code Kit to Pre-CMK Workshop Registrants

Thanks to the enormous generosity of our friends at littleBits, all registrants for the pre-CMK Introduction to Learning with Electronics workshop will receive a the brand new littleBits Code Kit for free! ($299 SRP value) Use the magnetic littleBits elements, including a new display, to design, build, test, and program your own interactive games and […]

2017 Institute Schedule

The CMK ScheduleConstructing Modern Knowledge 2017 begins at 9 AM onTuesday,  July 11th at the Manchester, NH Radisson Hotel. Registration begins at 8:30 AM. Please don’t come early. We will be working until the last minute to make the magic happen.CMK 2017 ends at 4:00 PM on Friday, July 14th. The institute ends with project sharing and […]

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Register Today for the Learning Adventure of a Lifetime! Read why previous attendees proclaim that CMK is unlike any other professional learning event! In fact, it’s not a conference at all. Check out some of the amazing learning stories from previous institutes. “CMK was absolutely one of the best learning experiences of my career as an educator. The focused, intense, […]

The Post-CMK Conference Has Been Cancelled

We regret that the post-conference Constructing Modern Knowledge Conference scheduled for July 14-16, 2017 has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. In this crazy year, it was overly ambitious to offer two adjoining events. So, we are focusing on making the 10th Annual Constructing Modern Knowledge institute the best ever. Special guests and exciting […]

Joi de Vivre Personified (Edith Ackermann R.I.P.)

On Christmas Eve (2016), the world lost one of its most profound thinkers when learning theorist, Dr. Edith Ackermann, left us at age 70. Anyone blessed with even the most casual encounter with Edith embraced her as a mentor, collaborator, and friend. She bestowed boundless respect upon anyone trying to make the world more beautiful, just, […]

CMK 17 Guest Speakers Announced

Constructing Modern Knowledge, now in its 10th year, is a minds-on institute for educators committed to creativity, collaboration and computing. Participants have the opportunity to engage in intensive computer-rich project development with peers and a world-class faculty. Inspirational guest speakers and social events round out a fantastic event. Rather than spend days listening to a […]