“We need something like Constructing Modern Knowledge in every town and village.”
– Deborah Meier. Legendary MacArthur Genius award-winning educator and author.
CMK 2023 Planned Daily Activities
July 11-14, 2023
8:45 AM – 5 PM Tuesday + 7:30 PM Gala Institute Dinner
9:00 AM – 5 PM Wednesday
9:00 AM – 5 PM Thursday + 7:15 PM-midnight Project Pajama Party
9:00 AM – 4 PM Friday
The final details of the 2023 schedule will be posted and emailed in June. Each day’s program consists of a discussion of powerful ideas, a guest speaker, mini tutorials on-demand, immersive learning adventures designed to challenge one’s thinking, substantial time for project work, and a reflection period.
Optional pre-Institute Workshops will take place July 10, 2023. Learn more about these workshops here.
- scintillae – Play and Learning in the Digital Age in collaboration with the Reggio Emilia Children Foundation
- Introduction to Learning with Electronics
Learning is a social activity and Constructing Modern Knowledge offers numerous opportunities to learn inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to socializing with your fellow attendees and faculty over meals or informal chats, exciting social events are being held at this year’s event, including the new and super fun Thursday night Project Pajama Party, complete with food and cash bar.
These events are all included for CMK attendees. Additional tickets to bring friends and family to Institute Dinner or the Project Pajama Party may be purchased along with your institute registration.
Gala Institute Dinner
Institute attendees will have the opportunity to nourish their stomachs and their souls over dinner with your new colleagues and Constructing Modern Knowledge faculty.
Tuesday night’s gala institute dinner will be held at Gaucho’s Churrascaria, an all-you-can-eat Brazilian churrascaria! (dietary needs will be catered for).
Additional tickets to bring friends and family the Gala Institute Dinner may be purchased along with your CMK registration.
Project Pajama Party
Create the night away Thursday between 7 PM and midnight at the new CMK Project Pajama Party! Yummy snacks, finger food, deserts, and a cash bar will fuel participants put the finishing touch on their amazing projects.
Additional tickets to bring friends and family to the Project Pajama Party may be purchased along with your CMK registration.
FACULTY, SPEAKERS, AND PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE