Ann Gadzikowski - Author and Educator

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Recent Blog Posts

Announcing Britannica for Parents!

Announcing Britannica for Parents!

New website provides information, resources, and advice from trusted experts in child development and early education. As Director of Early Learning at Encyclopedia Britannica, I’m especially happy to announce the launch of Britannica for Parents. This new website...

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Allow Time for Learning

Allow Time for Learning

What happens when we allow time for learning? An example of a long-term creative project in a preschool classroom An excerpt from my recent article in Early Insights. Parents and policy makers are often misinformed about what teachers need to improve learning outcomes...

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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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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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