Tag Archives: jazz

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!

Team Discounts Supercharge Innovation

Over the years, schools have reported that sending teams of educators to Constructing Modern Knowledge builds camaraderie, develops a shared vocabulary of possibilities, and lays a foundation for sustained progress in the school year ahead. Since CMK is so radically different from most professional learning opportunities, it is beneficial to share the experience with colleagues […]

The Opposite of Zoom School

The past year or two (or three) of “online education” has largely been traumatic for kids, teachers, parents, and those of us who advocate for educational computing. The fear and chaos caused by COVID-19, accompanied by an absence of educational vision, too often resulted in the use of technology to reinforce the weakest, most-objectionable, impersonal […]

Educational Zoom Activity #1

“You can’t think about thinking without thinking about thinking about something” – Seymour Papert I find potentially interesting education provocations everywhere. The remarkable generosity of the world’s finest musical artists performing online during this pandemic have kept me safe and sane. I aspire as an educator to possess their level of talent, wisdom, expertise, focus, […]