Posts in "MAKE"

Stop Motion Movie Creation in Early Childhood Education

I frequently work with educators and students in early childhood education classrooms to identify meaningful ways to integrate technology into instruction. In this work I meet with the classroom teacher to better understand the content and objectives for the upcoming weeks. We think about the content first, and identify easy ways to embed technology use…

BadgeChain Annual Report (2015-2016)

In conjunction with the members of the Core BadgeChain team, I wanted to take a moment to review the work of BadgeChain over the last year and discuss our future path. This post will serve as a comprehensive report of our organization's activities throughout the preceding year (2015-2016). Getting started Almost a year ago Kerri Lemoie…

Four Questions For Tom Liam Lynch about coding, programming, & computational thinking/participation

Our column on Computational Participation: Understanding coding as an extension of literacy instruction was recently published in JAAL. I co-wrote the column with Quinn Burke and Yasmin Kafai. As a supplement to the column, we invited a series of experts to spend some time discussing the broader impact of the details presented. The end result is a series…