Welcome to Constructing Modern Knowledge Press

CMK Press publishes books and resources supporting modern learner-centered approaches to education.

Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom

by Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary S. Stager

Called “the bible of the Maker Movement in classrooms,” Invent To Learn has  become the most popular book for educators seeking to understand how modern tools and technology can revolutionize education. (Paperback/Kindle/Hardcover)


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The Inner Principal: Reflections on Educational Leadership

by David Loader

Remarkably candid reflections by one of the most consequential school leaders of the past 50 years. (Paperback/Kindle)

“This is a book that will go to your inner consciousness and make a difference in how you think about your own role as leader.” – from the foreword by Michael Fullan


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Meaningful Making: Projects and Inspirations for Fab Labs and Makerspaces

Edited by Paulo Blikstein, Sylvia Libow Martinez, Heather Allen Pang

Project ideas, articles, best practices, and assessment strategies from educators at the forefront of making and hands-on, minds-on education. (Details)

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The Invent to Learn Guide to Making in the K-3 Classroom: Why, How, and Wow!

by Alice Baggett

This full color book packed with photos is a practical guide for primary school educators who want to inspire their students to embrace a tinkering mindset so they can invent fantastic contraptions. Veteran teacher Alice Baggett shares her expertise in how to create hands-on learning experiences for young inventors so students experience the thrilling process of making—complete with epic fails and spectacular discoveries. (Details)

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Education Outrage

by Roger C. Schank

Roger Schank has had it with the stupid, lazy, greedy, cynical, and uninformed forces setting outrageous education policy, wrecking childhood, and preparing students for a world that will never exist. No sacred cow is off limit – even some species you never considered. The short essays in this book will make you mad, sad, argue with your friends, and take action. (Paperback/Kindle)


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The Invent To Learn Guide To Fun

by Josh Burker

Insanely clever classroom technology projects come to life with innovative software and hardware, upcycled material, and your imagination! (Details)

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Sylvia’s Super-Awesome Project Book: Super Simple Arduino

by Sylvia “Super-Awesome” Todd

14-year-old YouTube star Super-Awesome Sylvia introduces young makers to programming and hardware using the Arduino micro controller. (Details)

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The Invent To Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom: Recipes for Success

by David Thornburg, Norma Thornburg, and Sara Armstrong

This book is an essential guide for educators interested in bringing the amazing world of 3D printing to their classrooms (Paperback/Kindle)


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Korean edition

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