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Do You Know the Mother of Educational Technology?

Meet Cynthia Solomon, EdTech Heroine & Senior Fellow at Constructing Modern Knowledge There’s chatter from time-to-time within the edtech community about the lack of women in prominent roles. Yet, some of the most important pioneers in the field are ignored, overlooked or marginalized by the very same educators seeking representation and role models. If Seymour […]

Scintillae – A Special Workshop from Reggio Emilia

Constructing Modern Knowledge is thrilled to offer a rare learning adventure as a pre-institute workshop, from Reggio Emilia, on July 10, 2023, Scintillae – Play and Learning in the Digital Age. Observe and listen to children because when they ask “why?” they are not simply asking for the answer from you. They are requesting the […]

Learn WITH the Greats!

In addition to learning with a mountain of materials while supported by our amazing faculty, educators attending Constructing Modern Knowledge have come to enjoy interacting with remarkable guest speakers. The 14th Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute, July 11-14, 2023 is no exception. We want CMK participants to return home able to say, “I spent time with […]

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!