The Future (of CMK) is Now!

Constructing Modern Knowledge, celebrates its 10th anniversary this July 11-14, and represents the best work of my life. Before anyone was discussing the maker movement in schools, Constructing Modern Knowledge created a four-day oasis where educators could learn-by-doing through the construction of personally meaningful projects with digital and traditional materials. From the start, CMK was never a conference. […]

Free New littleBits Code Kit to Pre-CMK Workshop Registrants

Thanks to the enormous generosity of our friends at littleBits, all registrants for the pre-CMK Introduction to Learning with Electronics workshop will receive a the brand new littleBits Code Kit for free! ($299 SRP value) Use the magnetic littleBits elements, including a new display, to design, build, test, and program your own interactive games and […]

Reflections from CMK 2014 – 2016

Below are a selection of reflective blog posts created by recent CMK participants. You may also enjoy the growing library of CMK project videos. CMK 2015 photos may be viewed here. CMK 2014 photos are gathered here. Here are even some ye olde recollections from CMK 2010 attendees. CMK GO! is a mobile, augmented reality game created at #cmk16 […]

Bringing Gary Stager to your school or conference

With more than three decades of experience inspiring educators around the world to create learning environments worthy of each child’s potential, Gary Stager is poised to bring unique and diverse expertise to your school, district, or event. Contact Gary with booking enquiries   Preparing Schools for their Students’ Future Having taught everything from preschool through […]

What is CMK About?

Constructing Modern Knowledge may be the most important work of my career. For five years, we have demonstrated the competence and creativity of educators who spend four days of their summer vacation learning to learn in the digital age. I marvel at the complexity, sophistication and ingenuity illustrated by the educator’s projects created at Constructing […]

Sylvia Martinez's Reflections on CMK08

Constructing Modern Knowledge faculty member, Sylvia Martinez, has written a great blog reflecting on her experiences at our recent event. <blockquote>The introductions were amazing. People had come from all over the country, and two from Israel and Khartoum. We had kindergarten to high school teachers, math, science, art, administrators, public and private schools, tech coordinators, […]