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Lessons from a Maker Space

Lessons from a Maker Space

Here’s my shopping list this week: Rubber bands Springs Nuts & bolts Golf tees Masking tape Wood glue Why am I shopping for such an odd combination of items? I’m purchasing supplies for a maker space. In my role as Early Childhood Coordinator at Northwestern... read more
Make Mini Model Robots!

Make Mini Model Robots!

Preschoolers are fascinated by robots but most robotics kits are intended for older children with advanced skills. In my work developing robotics curricula for early childhood classrooms, I’ve discovered that one way to engage young children in working with authentic... read more

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Saturday Morning Story Time

Join Ann for fun read-aloud stories at Evanston’s favorite independent book store.

Location: Bookends & Beginnings,

1712 Sherman Ave., Evanston


Saturday, July 9 & Saturday, July 23 at 10:30 am

WATG Conference

“How 3D Construction Projects Teach Coding”

Location: WATG Annual Conference
Date: Friday, October 14, 2016

NAGC Conference

“Build That Code! How 3D Construction Deepens Computer Science Learning for Young Gifted Students”

Location: NAGC Annual Conference
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016

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