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Recent Blog Posts
The Importance of 2D Representations in the Lives of Young Children An excerpt from my upcoming book Young Architects at Play (Redleaf Press, 2020) As digital technology advances, our relationship with maps -- as learners and as navigators of the physical world -- has...read more
by Ann Gadzikowski The following is a reprint of an article that was published in Early Insights on February 2, 2019. Attitudes about the role of technology in early childhood tend to be unnecessarily polarized. On one side are those who believe we must protect...read more
“Look! A squishy worm!” A small child lifts her mud-covered hand to show her teacher the worm she found on the preschool playground. Soon a group of children are gathered around the muddy patch, searching for more worms with spoons and shovels. Later, after washing up...read more
See Ann’s books
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.