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Maker Movement Pioneer to Speak at CMK 2017

Constructing Modern Knowledge is excited to announce that physicist, educator, and inventor of the maker movement, Professor Neil Gershenfeld  will be a guest speaker at Constructing Modern Knowledge 2017, July 10-13, 2018 in Manchester, New Hampshire (USA). He joins the ranks of other remarkable guest speakers and a world-class faculty. Back in 2005, Gershenfeld predicted the maker movement […]

One More Thing…

No event shares more talent, genius, or expertise with educators than Constructing Modern Knowledge! Don’t believe it? Check out this year’s guest speakers or the remarkable experts who have graced CMK over the past eight years. Constructing Modern Knowledge 2016 already features a TV star (Paulie DiMeo), the creator of Scratch (Mitchel Resnick), and perhaps the […]

Musical Legends Share Their Genius at CMK 2015

Over the past seven years, Constructing Modern Knowledge has become known as the place where educators embrace new possibilities and achieve beyond their wildest expectations. CMK is also where educators get to meet their educational heroes (Deborah Meier, Jonathan Kozol, Alfie Kohn, Lella Gandini, Lilian Katz, Bob Tinker, Edith Ackermann) spend time with living legends […]

I’ll Be Back!

“Yes, I will be back next year! …After I came last year, I was able to carry that energy for a long time and brought it into my school.” Constructing Modern Knowledge 2015 is still open for registration. Don’t miss out. Register today! See project videos from CMK 2014 and read participant blogs here. Tweet This Post

My brain feels like I ran a marathon

“My brain feels like I ran a marathon… I relearned something I’ve been learning my whole life – really good deep learning is good for the soul.” Constructing Modern Knowledge 2015 is still open for registration. Don’t miss out. Register today! See project videos from CMK 2014 and read participant blogs here. Tweet This Post

All the possibilities

“I feel really energized by just spending four days in an atmosphere where you just get to create… The other thing I’ve gotten from this experience is all the possibilities.” Constructing Modern Knowledge 2015 is still open for registration. Don’t miss out. Register today! See project videos from CMK 2014 and read participant blogs here. Tweet This Post

Technology and History

“The question I want students to think about is the affect of technology in history…. I couldn’t have done that without CMK giving me the tools and the time to figure it out for myself.” Constructing Modern Knowledge 2015 is still open for registration. Don’t miss out. Register today! See project videos from CMK 2014 and read participant […]

Making Owners of their Own Learning

“Delighted to have met so many of you and hearing about how the movement’s growing for making and tinkering in the classroom so we can start letting kids be owners of their learning.” Constructing Modern Knowledge 2015 is still open for registration. Don’t miss out. Register today! See project videos from CMK 2014 and read participant blogs here. Tweet […]

The Sky’s the Limit

“You realize that there’s no ceiling and how everybody is going to be able to contribute to everyone’s learning no matter where they were at when they got here.” Constructing Modern Knowledge 2015 is still open for registration. Don’t miss out. Register today! See project videos from CMK 2014 and read participant blogs here. Tweet This Post