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Recent Blog Posts
Here is an excerpt from my new blog post for the Center for Talent Development: Two young children play with wooden blocks and plastic dinosaur toys. They create a zig zag path of blocks and move the dinosaurs down the path one by one, all in a row. As they play, the...read more
Like many other tangible tech enthusiasts, I was excited to hear about the new Fisher-Price Code-a-Pillar toy when it made its debut at the 2016 International Consumer Electronics Show. Over the summer the Code-a-Pillar became widely available to consumers and I was...read more
Guess what? I've submitted a proposal to present at the 2017 South by Southwest educator conference (SXSW.edu). My session is titled "Build that Code! Teach Coding with 3D Construction Projects." The SXSW application process includes a crowd sourcing component. Please...read more
Saturday Morning Story Time
Ann frequently leads Story Time at Evanston’s favorite independent bookstore.
Location: Bookends & Beginnings, 1712 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL
Upcoming: Holiday Story Time, Saturday, December 17 at 10:30 a.m.
How 3D Construction Projects Teach Coding
Location: Austin, Texas
Date: March 6-9, 2017
Tech Workshops for Teachers
How to Introduce Coding and Robotics to Young Students
A series of three teacher workshops at Northwestern University.
Click here to register.
Dates: Tuesday evenings, January 17, 24, 31, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.