In this first of three installments, you’ll hear more about Gary Stager’s background in working and promoting maker education, reflections on how to create "nutritional" maker projects and the benefits and drawbacks of working with ready-to-make kits.
Gary Stager is one of the world’s leading experts on and advocates for computer programming, robotics and learning-by-doing in classrooms. He worked closely with Seymour Papert on a number of projects. He led professional development in the world’s first laptop schools and played a major role in the early days of online education. He is the founder of the Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute for educators. He and our very own Sylvia Martinez are the authors of Invent to Learn.