Ann Gadzikowski - Author and Educator

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Recent Blog Posts

Climate Change Resources

Climate Change Resources

My NAEYC workshop on "Young Children and Climate Change" focuses on the importance of exploratory play in building children’s creativity, resilience, and hope. Play empowers children as change agents because it prepares them for imagining and constructing solutions to...

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Water Science and Climate Change

Water Science and Climate Change

On October 14, I presented at workshop at the GOAEYC annual conference titled “Water Science: Fun STEM Activities for Young Children” and on November 17 I will be presenting a workshop at the NAEYC annual conference titled “Climate Change and Young Children: The...

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Climate Change and Young Children

Climate Change and Young Children

Many thanks to Early Insights for publishing my article about the role of children in climate change. My take-away message is, "Open-ended exploratory play... helps prepare children to engage in a world in which resilience, innovation, and creativity will become our...

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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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