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You Should Know Cynthia Solomon

I was a pretty crummy student. My math and science grades were below average. Junior and senior high school were excruciating experiences made tolerable by my love of computer programming and fantastic music teachers. * By the time I got to college, I took Algebra every time I needed to satisfy a math requirement and […]

Computing Pioneer Returns to CMK 2010 Faculty!

You should know my friend Brian Silverman! He is an unsung hero in educational computing and he’ll be at Constructing Modern Knowledge this July 12-15 in Manchester, NH. If you or your students ever used Apple Logo, LogoWriter, MicroWorlds, programable LEGO, Scratch or dozens of other programming environments for children, there is a good chance […]

David Thornburg to Lead Workshops at CMMSK '09

CMK08,CMK09,David Thornburg,Constructing Modern Knowledge,Educon 2.1,educon2.1,Gary Stager Dr. David Thornburg, one of the world’s most popular and prominent innovators in educational technology will lead two workshops at the Educon 2.1 preconference event, Constructing Modern Math/Science Knowledge. Dr. Thornburg’s latest project is the Thornburg Center for Space Exploration. David Thornburg joins a stellar faculty for this one-of-a-kind […]

Summer '09 Institute Dates Announced!

Mark Your Calendars! Constructing Modern Knowledge 2009 promises to be an even better institute than in 2008. Once again, participants will enjoy a collaborative environment committed to knowledge construction, computing and creativity. World-class guest speakers (to be announced shortly) will join a stellar faculty dedicated to supporting each learner. Constructing Modern Knowledge 2009 will be […]

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. […]

LEGO Robotics Reference Materials

Fred Martin’s Art of LEGO Fred Martin, the engineer behind the RCX brick, wrote a terrific paper explaining LEGO engineering principles. The Art of LEGO 2 MIT Media Lab graduate students, Arnan (Roger) Sipitakiat, Paulo Blikstein and Rahul Bhargava created a handy color collection of strategies for assembling LEGO elements. MicroWorlds EX Robotics downloadable reference […]

Constructivist Software

Recommended Software MicroWorlds EX Robotics (multimedia Logo programming language and robotics control environment – Mac & Windows) Inspiredata (data collection, visualization and analysis tool for K-12 – Mac & Windows) Tech4Learning Imagination Suite (Frames, Pixie, ImageBlender, WebBlender, Twist – Mac & Windows) iLife ’08 (iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, Garageband, iWeb) Sibelius (the gold standard for music […]