Ann Gadzikowski - Author and Educator

Author photo credit: Linsell Imaging

Recent Blog Posts

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

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.

SXSWedu Presentation

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.

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Dates: Tuesday evenings, January 17, 24, 31, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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