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Casey Neistat’s TEDx Talk

  YouTube Filmmaker Casey Neistat delivered a terrific and inspirational presentation at Constructing Modern Knowledge 2012. Video of that fantastic session will be uploaded here in the near future. Subscribe here to be alerted when that video becomes available. In the meantime, enjoy a recent TEDx Talk by Casey.     Tweet This Post

Leah Buechley’s TEDx Talk

One highlight of Constructing Modern Knowledge 2012 was a reception at the MIT Media Lab hosted by Dr. Leah Buechley, Director of the High-Low Tech Research Group. Following her talk, Dr. Buechley was gracious enough to open her Lab up to CMK participants. Her talk, quite similar to the TEDx Talk (below) inspired experiments and […]

Casey Neistat’s Excellent Adventure – 1 Million Views in 2 Days

“There is little in life that can take the place of experience.” – CMK 2012 guest speaker and filmmaker extraordinaire Last summer, the first guest speaker I secured for Constructing Modern Knowledge 2012 was filmmaker Casey Neistat. That was before he produced a witty film for the New York Times comparing his human assistant to […]

Casey Neistat’s Film Captures Moment in History

One reason why Constructing Modern Knowledge is gaining a reputation for being the premiere learning event for educators is the opportunity to work with world-class experts and an amazing faculty. Award-winning filmmaker and digital story-telling genius, Casey Neistat is one of the spectacular guest speakers participating in CMK 2012. Casey creates several super creative short […]

Super Awesome Sylvia Joins CMK 2012 Faculty!

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2012 celebrates computing, creativity and children by adding blog, YouTube and MakerFaire sensation, Super Awesome Sylvia as a guest speaker and faculty member at CMK 2012, July 9-12, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Sylvia’s enthusiasm, curiosity, ingenuity and passion have inspired hundreds of thousands of children and adults to tinker with cutting-edge […]

Project Approach Guru to Speak at CMK 2012

Dr. Lilian Katz, a pioneer in the “project approach” to teaching and learning, will be a guest speaker at Constructing Modern Knowledge 2012, July 9-12, 2012 in Manchester, NH! Dr. Katz’s expertise in early childhood education learning through project work will make a significant contribution to CMK 2012. Register today and learn with a world-class […]

Second Guest Speaker & MIT Media Lab Confirmed for CMK 2012

This year’s Constructing Modern Knowledge 2012 Big Night Out in Boston will begin with a reception at the world-famous MIT Media Lab hosted by Assistant Professor Leah Buechley. Leah Buechley directs the MIT Media Lab’s High-Low Tech research group, which investigates the integration of high and low technology from cultural, material, and practical perspectives, with […]

Award-winning Filmmaker Casey Neistat to Kickoff CMK 2012!

The Fifth Anniversary Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute, July 9-12, 2012 in Manchester, NH. is about action, but once a day, participants get to interact with brilliant thinkers whose work crackles with creativity, commitment and expertise. We’ve featured historians, astronomers, mathematicians, education reformers, MIT professors, early childhood experts and artists over the past four years, in […]