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Recent Blog Posts
My book Robotics for Young Children: STEM Activities and Simple Coding is in the final stages of production and I'm particularly happy about the design and photos. As I was writing the book I imagined the organization as similar to a cookbook. I wanted each section to...read more
My new photo book is now available for purchase as an ebook on Amazon! Many young children are fascinated by the opportunity to take machines apart and discover the mysteries inside. I created Take Apart a Clock for a STEM enrichment class I led this winter and...read more
I recently had a ton of fun talking about play as a guest speaker on a live webinar for Bright Horizons, an international provider of quality early childhood programs. Moderator Melanie Brooks and I talked about the joys and benefits of pretend play, messy play,...read more
Ann frequently leads Saturday morning story time sessions at Evanston’s favorite independent bookstore.
Location: Bookends & Beginnings, 1712 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois
Next session: Saturday, June 10, 10:30 a.m.
University of Washington, Seattle
Tech Beginnings Workshops for Early Childhood Teachers and Parents
Location: Seattle, Washington
Date: May 13, 2017
Illinois Migrant Education Workshop
STEM Learning through Block Play
Location: Naperville, IL
Date: June 13, 2017