Reflections from CMK 2014 – 2017

Below are a selection of reflective blog posts created by recent CMK participants. You may also enjoy the growing library of CMK project videos. 2017 Blog Posts Kelly Watson Breakthrough Moments Maggie Barth Not a conference… From nothing to something… July 17th, 2017 Samantha Scutieri Yes, I’m a Maker! 2017 Reflection Videos Andrea Brothman We Became […]

Video Explains the Origins and Objectives of Constructing Modern Knowledge

CMK Founder Gary Stager, Ph.D. gave a presentation in November 2012 about the philosophy and practice of  Constructing Modern Knowledge. The following video is a recording of that presentation about the institute. Click here to register for Constructing Modern Knowledge 2013 today!   Tweet This Post

Strategies for Hands-on Learning

At the May 2012 Bay Area Maker Faire, Steve Hargadon interviewed me about learning through making and tinkering. We discussed strategies educators might employ to bring constructionist learning to their classrooms. (Yes, I’m wearing holographic Astroboy t-shirt.) Check out some of the new workshops and seminars I can lead at your school, district or conference. […]

Choice, Duh!

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2011 ended just a few days ago and I’m exhausted, but in the words of David Letterman, “It’s a good kind of tired.” CMK 2011 stands as one of the highlights of my career. Not only was I able to create a productive learning environment for approximately 90 educators from Australia to […]

Alfie Kohn on Teacher as Facilitator

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2010 guest speaker, Alfie Kohn, also spoke at this summer institute in 2008. In this clip, Alfie Kohn discusses why teachers might think twice about embracing the metaphor of “teacher as facilitator.” Constructing Modern Knowledge 2010 is July 12-15, 2010 in Manchester, NH USA. Other guest speakers include: Deborah Meier, Dr. James […]

Alfie Kohn on Learning from the Inside Out

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2010 guest speaker, Alfie Kohn, also spoke at this summer institute in 2008. In this clip, Mr. Kohn addresses how children construct intellectual theories and knowledge from the inside out.” Constructing Modern Knowledge 2010 is July 12-15, 2010 in Manchester, NH USA. Learn more about the fantastic CMK 2010 guest speakers and […]

Alfie Kohn on Constructivism

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2010 guest speaker, Alfie Kohn, also spoke at this summer institute in 2008. In this clip, he discusses how constructivism informs an understanding of how learning occurs. Constructing Modern Knowledge 2010 is July 12-15, 2010 in Manchester, NH. There is still time to register for constructingmodernknowledge.com Alfie Kohn Bookstore powered by Amazon.com […]