Tag Archives: Reggio Emilia

A Dream Realized – Carla Rinaldi to Speak at CMK 2016

Observe and listen to children because when they ask “why?” they are not simply asking for the answer from you. They are requesting the courage to find a collection of possible answers. – Carla Rinaldi Over the past nine years, Constructing Modern Knowledge has created unprecedented opportunities for educators to spend time in the company […]

“Digital Reggio” Resources

Compiled by Gary S. Stager, Ph.D. gary@stager.org Cool stuff used in the workshop Big Trak (floor turtle & weapon of mass interaction) LEGO WeDo(robotics construction kit) Using Scratch to program WeDo Squishy Circuits, bits and pieces Squishy circuit kit for purchase Turtle Art(software for exploring mathematics and physical beauty) email info@turtleart.org to ask for the […]

Friends of Papertian Constructionism (Paper)

I wrote this paper for the proceedings of the Constructionism 2012 Conference in Athens, Greece (August, 2012). A link to the pdf version of the paper is below this abstract. Friends of Papertian Constructionism Gary S. Stager, Ph.D, gary@stager.org Executive Director, The Constructivist Consortium The expressed desire of the Constructionism Conference organizers to expand its […]

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! […]

This is What Learning Looks Like

If you were ever curious about what I believe or do as an educator, my summer institute, Constructing Modern Knowledge, represents me quite well. The energy, creativity, projects developed and guest speakers at last month’s institute makes CMK 2011 one of the proudest accomplishments of my career. Even when we lost electricity for a couple […]

Gary Stager Interviewed in Qatar

In April 2010, Constructing Modern Knowledge organizer, Dr. Gary Stager, was interviewed at length about computing, creativity and children following his keynote address at the national conference on ICT in Education in Doha, Qatar. Here is the result. Subscribe to My Free Newsletter! Email: Many thanks to ICTQatar for the terrific job of putting the […]