Tag Archives: maker movement

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 […]

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 […]