Speaker and Expo Events

Event Info

  • Register Today!
  • Wednesday and Thursday, March 19 & 20, 2025
  • Location: 60 Buttonwood St, Norristown, PA 19401
  • Questions
  • Teaching Computing and Computer Science for All Students

    Facilitated by Gary Stager, PhD
    Founder of the Constructing Modern Knowledge Institute

    Participants will:

    • Explore the significance of teaching computing and computer science to all children.
    • Gain fluency in computational thinking to navigate and influence a technology-rich world.
    • Experiment with language and AI to foster innovative learning experiences.
    • Engage in physical computing to add interactivity to objects such as robots.
    • Experience hands-on programming with tools like the micro:bit.
    • Discover playful, relevant ways to integrate physical computing across different areas of the curriculum.
    • Utilize and assess various programming environments and tools, including the Hummingbird Bit Robotics Kit.
    • Develop strategies to effectively teach physical computing concepts to students.

Dr. Gary Stager

Dr. Gary Stager

About Dr. Stager

  • Gary S. Stager, PhD is a leading expert and advocate for computer programming, robotics and learning-by-doing in classrooms, and a pioneer in online learning. He has taught in classrooms from pre-school to graduate school. A popular writer and keynote speaker, Gary is also a journalist, teacher educator, consultant, professor, and founder of the Constructing Modern Knowledge institute for educators. Gary is also the co-author of Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, a book known worldwide as the "bible” of the classroom maker movement.