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Recent Blog Posts
For the past three years, in my role as Early Childhood Coordinator at Northwestern University's Center for Talent Development, I have been writing, piloting, and revising a coding and robotics curriculum for PreK to Grade 3 called "Tech Beginnings." I'm pleased to...read more
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
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, July 29, 10:30 a.m.
NAGC Annual Conference
Robotics for Beginners: Bee-Bots, Sphero, WeDo and More
Location: Charlotte, NC
Date: November 9-12, 2017
NAEYC Annual Conference
Coding Constructions: Hands-On Activities that Teach Computer Science Concepts
Location: Atlanta, GA
Date: November 15-18, 2017