Constructing Modern Knowledge founder Gary Stager contributed a book chapter to an important recent book that may be of interest to you.

In “Constructing Modern Knowledge: Crafting the Next Generation of Constructionists,” Gary Stager chronicles the creation and ethos of the Constructing Modern Knowledge (CMK) Institute. Founded in 2008, CMK serves as a unique educational event that bridges the gap between progressive educators and technology-focused educators by immersing them in a hands-on, project-based learning environment rooted in constructionist principles. Stager outlines the institute’s non-coercive, learner-centric format, which fosters creativity, collaboration, and self-reliance among participants. The chapter highlights CMK’s commitment to reanimating progressive education for contemporary educators and underscores the transformative impact of personal invention and constructionist learning on both educators and their students.

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Stager, G. (2020). Constructing Modern Knowledge: Crafting the Next Generation of Constructionists. In Y. Kafai, N. Holbert, & M. Berland (Eds.), Designing Constructionist Futures: The Art, Theory, and Practice of Learning Designs. The MIT Press.