Ann Gadzikowski - Author and Educator

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Recent Blog Posts

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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Children and A.I.

Children and A.I.

All the recent talk about ChatGPT has caused me to revisit the work I did in 2018 on talking with children about the ethical uses of technology. As I wrote in my article "Teach Artificial Intelligence in Kindergarten," it’s never too soon to begin having conversations...

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HighScope Indonesia

HighScope Indonesia

I was thrilled to present a live virtual workshop to Indonesian educators at their Annual Conference on Friday morning, October 7. Amazingly, it was still Thursday night, October 6 in Chicago when I gave my presentation. My session was titled “Coding, Robotics, 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.

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

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