Ann Gadzikowski - Author and Educator

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Recent Blog Posts

Maps Matter!

Maps Matter!

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...

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Preschool: A Smart Investment

Preschool: A Smart Investment

“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...

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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.

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

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