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Thanks to iStockphoto!

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2009 would like to thank iStockphoto for sponsoring Lesa Snider’s participation in the institute. Click here to receive 10 free high-resolution images from the best web site for royalty-free graphics. Tweet This Post

Program for Constructing Modern Knowledge 2009

The goal of Constructing Modern Knowledge is to provide a space in which learning is the consequence of experience and where you don’t hear a series of speakers, but work with leading experts and enjoy intimate conversations with them while collaborating on personally meaningful projects. Therefore, the program listed below is a guide detailing appointments, rather than a rigid schedule of events allowing no flexibility.

She Literally Wrote the Book on Photoshop!

I often tell people that I am “Photoshop disabled.” I know how to use about 1% of what Photoshop can do and am often confused by the software. Lesa Snider is such an amazing teacher that her clever examples and clear presentation helps me understand the complexities of this critical software. Her expertise in digital photography and image manipulation allows her to tailor instruction for any learner. I’m thrilled that Lesa Snider is part of the Constructing Modern Knowledge 2009 faculty.

CMK 2010 Features Reception at Famed FableVision Studios!

This July 14, Constructing Modern Knowledge’s Big Night Out in Boston begins with a reception featuring award-winning author, illustrator and software developer Peter Reynolds at the legendary FableVision Studios high atop Boston’s Children’s Museum. Then spend the rest of the evening exploring fabulous Beantown before heading back to Manchester by bus. This is yet another […]

Program Set for January 22nd Math/Science Event!

TurtleArt image by Brian Silverman Constructing Modern Math/Science Knowledge is less than three weeks away (January 22), but there is still time to register for the most innovative S.T.E.M. learning event of the year. Constructing Modern Math/Science Knowledge is a pre-conference event at Educon 2.1 at the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January […]

Registration Now Open for Amazing Summer Institute!

Registration is now open for the professional learning event of 2009! Constructing Modern Knowledge 2009 offers a world-class faculty and supportive environment for educators interested in exploring the intersection of creativity, collaboration, computing and powerful ideas. Where else can you spend four days tinkering, collaborating, talking and learning with educators from around the world, plus […]

Constructing Modern Math/Science Knowledge

math,science,S.T.E.M.,CMK08,Educon 2.1,Constructing Modern Knowledge Save the date! Educon 2.1 Preconference Event I’m pleased to announce a one-of-a-kind educational event for January 22, 2009 at Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy. Constructing Modern Math/Science Knowledge is a minds-on institute for K-12 teachers, administrators and technology coordinators looking for practical and inspirational ways to use computers to enhance S.T.E.M. […]

People are Blogging!

I am still trying to find the time and the words necessary to write about what the first Constructing Modern Knowledge Institute meant to me. I hope other participants will also share their thoughts on the experience. In the meantime, here are a few of the blogs already published about our collective learning experience. Over […]