Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Chance to win a free registration to Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute

Drop by the Constructivist Consortium booth #239 and register for a =
chance to win a full-registration for the upcoming Constructing Modern =
Knowledge summer institute, July 12-15, 2010 in Manchester, NH (near =

Constructing Modern Knowledge offers the opportunity to work with and =
learn from:
Provocative author - Alfie Kohn
Legendary school reformer and MacArthur Genius - Deborah Meier
Best-selling author of Lies My Teacher Told Me, historian Dr. James =
Logo co-inventor - Dr. Cynthia Solomon
Thirty-year educational software designer, scientist and one of the =
people responsible for creating Scratch - Brian Silverman
Former video game developer and President of Generation YES - Sylvia =
Popular speaker, journalist and teacher educator - Dr. Gary Stager

Constructing Modern Knowledge is a minds-on institute for educators =
committed to creativity, collaboration and computing. Participants will =
have the opportunity to engage in intensive computer-rich project =
development with peers and a world-class faculty. Inspirational guest =
speakers, pre-conference expedition and social events round out the =
fantastic event.

Constructing Modern Knowledge is about action, not listening to =
speakers. Attendees work and interact with educational experts committed =
to maximizing the potential of every learner. The learning environment =
is filled with books, computers, robotics materials, art supplies, toys =
and other objects to think with.

The real power of Constructing Modern Knowledge emerges from the =
collaborative project development of participants. Each day=92s program =
consists of a discussion of powerful ideas, on-demand mini tutorials, =
immersive learning adventures designed to challenge one=92s thinking, =
substantial time for project work and reflection.

21st Century educators need to develop their own technological fluency =
and understand learning in order to meet the changing needs and =
expectations of their students. Constructing Modern Knowledge will help =
participants enhance their tech skills, expand their vision of how =
computers may enhance the learning environment and leave with practical =
classroom ideas.

Registration includes free creativity software from LCSI, Tech4Learning, =
Inspiration & FableVision plus a festive conference dinner and a big =
night out in Boston!

Team discounts are available.

Early-bird registration is now in-effect.

Please stop by booth # 239 at NAIS in San Francisco and I hope to learn =
with you and your colleagues this July!

Best Wishes,


Gary S. Stager, Ph.D.
Constructing Modern Knowledge=

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