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Thanks to iStockphoto!

Constructing Modern Knowledge 2009 would like to thank iStockphoto for sponsoring Lesa Snider’s participation in the institute. Click here to receive 10 free high-resolution images from the best web site for royalty-free graphics.

Registration Now Open for Amazing Summer Institute!

Registration is now open for the professional learning event of 2009! Constructing Modern Knowledge 2009 offers a world-class faculty and supportive environment for educators interested in exploring the intersection of creativity, collaboration, computing and powerful ideas. Where else can you spend four days tinkering, collaborating, talking and learning with educators from around the world, plus […]

David Thornburg to Lead Workshops at CMMSK '09

CMK08,CMK09,David Thornburg,Constructing Modern Knowledge,Educon 2.1,educon2.1,Gary Stager Dr. David Thornburg, one of the world’s most popular and prominent innovators in educational technology will lead two workshops at the Educon 2.1 preconference event, Constructing Modern Math/Science Knowledge. Dr. Thornburg’s latest project is the Thornburg Center for Space Exploration. David Thornburg joins a stellar faculty for this one-of-a-kind […]

Summer '09 Institute Dates Announced!

Mark Your Calendars! Constructing Modern Knowledge 2009 promises to be an even better institute than in 2008. Once again, participants will enjoy a collaborative environment committed to knowledge construction, computing and creativity. World-class guest speakers (to be announced shortly) will join a stellar faculty dedicated to supporting each learner. Constructing Modern Knowledge 2009 will be […]

Constructing Modern Math/Science Knowledge

math,science,S.T.E.M.,CMK08,Educon 2.1,Constructing Modern Knowledge Save the date! Educon 2.1 Preconference Event I’m pleased to announce a one-of-a-kind educational event for January 22, 2009 at Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy. Constructing Modern Math/Science Knowledge is a minds-on institute for K-12 teachers, administrators and technology coordinators looking for practical and inspirational ways to use computers to enhance S.T.E.M. […]

People are Blogging!

I am still trying to find the time and the words necessary to write about what the first Constructing Modern Knowledge Institute meant to me. I hope other participants will also share their thoughts on the experience. In the meantime, here are a few of the blogs already published about our collective learning experience. Over […]

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, […]

The CMK08 Library

Like all good learning environments, an important ingredient in the Constructing Modern Knowledge was the classroom library. The following is a bibliography of the books in the CMK08 library, plus a bunch written or illustrated by Peter Reynolds and a few books I forgot to bring to Manchester. Don’t forget there is a creativity, computing […]

One Multimedia Learning Story from CMK 08

Scott Floyd shares a terrific learning story about one project at Constructing Modern Knowledge in his blog, Drowning in Rice and Other Deep Subjects From CMK 08. Paul Wood and I visited the MIT Museum on Sunday with Gary Stager. Among the things we found were some truly awesome feats of engineering from Arthur Ganson. […]

Constructing Modern Knowledge '08 – The Movie

New York City educator Michael Steinberg made a film documenting my recent Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute. I think he did an admirable job capturing the spirit of CMK08, the collaborations between participants and the learning environment we created. The quality of Michael’s effort is especially laudable since he shot and edited the video before […]