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5 Things to Know About CMK 2023

#1 We’re Back! July 11-14, 2023 Not only is Constructing Modern Knowledge returning for its 14th summer institute, but it is returning to its ancestral homeland of Manchester, New Hampshire, July 11-14, 2023. Constructing Modern Knowledge is a minds-on institute for educators committed to creativity, collaboration, and computing. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in […]

GCDI Hardware Workflow & Software Links

Workflow PDF Created by Kristen Burrus, Innovation Program Manager Global Center for Digital Innovation/STEM School Chattanooga. The software recommended works with the GCDI hardware and is used by Kristen and her students. Most of the software has free trial versions available and it is loaded on the computers in the GCDI. Software Links 3D printing […]

It’s Not Too Late to Register!

I recently discovered a podcast in which the mother of educational computing, my friend Cynthia Solomon, perfectly captures the spirit and mission of Constructing Modern Knowledge. I am humbled by her praise for our annual event. Since the first institute, Dr. Solomon, has been an integral part of CMK. Sadly, Cynthia will not be with […]

Be Cool!

From the home office in Chattanooga, check out at least ten reasons why we are so excited about Constructing Modern Knowledge 2022!

What Could Possibly Replace Meat on Swords?

Constructing Modern Knowledge is designed top-to-bottom to be unlike any other professional learning experience. The frenzy of activity, luxurious time to work on personally meaningful projects, personal interactions with legends, mountain of materials, choice, flexibility, and absence of instruction are all quite deliberate and combine to transform educators’ lives. (That’s what they tell us.) The […]

During Hard Times, Students Deserve Hard History

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2022 is only a few short months away, July 25-28, 2022 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The annual CMK institute not only distinguishes itself from other professional events for educators with its emphasis on computing-fueled project-development, but by sharing some of the world’s leading thinkers, scholars, and doers with educators assembled from around the […]