Professional Learning

CMK Futures

In addition to founding the Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute in 2008, Dr. Gary Stager has more than thirty-five years of experience helping schools around the world become more productive contexts for learning. Under the banner of CMK Futures, Gary and his team of accomplished educators are poised to share their expertise with schools interested in bringing constructive technology, creativity, and empowerment to their community.

CMK Futures offers the following services

HARD FUN AT CMk

Hard fun at CMK

1. Send a team to our Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute – July 10-13, 2018

Constructing Modern Knowledge is the premiere destination for creative educators interested in learning-by-doing. Educators from around the world gather each July to engage in the construction of personally-meaningful projects with cutting-edge technologies, craft supplies, books, toys, and other objects to think with. They are guided in their learning adventures by some of the finest educators on the planet and inspired by interacting with brilliant guest speakers who are among the best at what they do. Generous team discounts are available so that the professional learning may continue long after educators return to their schools from CMK. Click here to learn more.

Read participant reflections from recent institutes and watch project videos.

 

Gary speaks with educators

Gary speaks with educators

2. Bring award-winning educator, author, speaker, and consultant, Dr. Gary Stager to your school or district

Well known for his pioneering leadership in 1:1 computing, programming, robotics, curriculum reinvention, teacher development, and school design, Dr. Stager can work with your school or district as an in-classroom teacher mentor, inspirational speaker, workshop leader. curriculum designer, parent educator, or consultant. Click here to learn more.

 

Fahter/Daughter Cardboard Invention

Father/Daughter cardboard invention

3. Host an Invent To Learn workshop for families

The Constructing Modern Knowledge team leads the field in creating “maker” workshops for parents and children. When parents see their students learn by inventing with cardboard, Makey Makeys, computer programming, robots, Arduino microcontrollers, wearable e-textiles, they become formidable advocates for learning-by-doing in your school. Click here to learn more and to schedule a half or full-day workshop.

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