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My New Book for Prufrock Press

My New Book for Prufrock Press

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...

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Sneak Peek: Robotics and Young Children

Sneak Peek: Robotics and Young Children

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...

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The Curious Doll Is Now Available on Amazon

The Curious Doll Is Now Available on Amazon

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...

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Upcoming Events

Story Time

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

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