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About CMK 2017

Constructing Modern Knowledge, July 10-13, 2018 is a minds-on institute for educators committed to creativity, collaboration and computing. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in intensive computer-rich project development with peers and a world-class faculty. Inspirational guest speakers and social events round out the fantastic event. Rather than spend days listening to a series of […]

Scratch Creator to Host MIT Media Lab Reception at CMK 2014

Visiting the legendary MIT Media Lab, where “the future is being invented,” is an annual highlight of Construction Modern Knowledge. This year our host and guest speaker is Professor Mitchel Resnick, creator of Scratch and the Director of the MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten Group. Resnick hosted our first reception at the Media Lab during […]

CMK 2011 in < 30 Minutes

Lindsay, Bill, Jorge Nelson and Adam Provost embraced documenting the Constructing Modern Knowledge 2011 experience as their project. The following 29 minute video does a nice job of capturing the CMK experience and chronicles the amazing variety of projects and speakers enjoyed by participants. The rock band KISS makes an appearance too – yes, really! […]

A Constructionism Primer

Here are some web-based papers and articles you might read if you are interested in learning more about Dr. Seymour Papert’s theory of constructionism. Constructionism vs. Instructionism by Seymour Papert Constructivism(s): Shared roots, crossed paths, multiple legacies – a brilliant overview of constructivism and constructionism by Edith Ackermann. Computer as Material: Messing About With Time […]

Mitchel Resnick Google Video

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2011 (July 11-14, 2011) guest speaker and MIT Media Lab reception host, Dr. Mitchel Resnick, was recently interviewed for the Google Science Fair. Watch the video below Register today for the professional learning event of the year! Tweet This Post