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Recent Blog Posts
“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
I’ve just returned from the SXSWEDU conference in Austin, Texas where I gave a talk on computer science education for young children and signed copies of my new books: Robotics for Young Children and Coding, Robotics, and Engineering for Young Students. The focus of...read more
Each time I read the news I see dire warnings about technology: Robots are taking our jobs! Driverless cars are speeding through our streets! Hackers are stealing our secrets! It’s easy to become frightened and pessimistic about the future of technology in our world....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.