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

by Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary S. Stager, Ph.D.


An all new and expanded edition of the book 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.

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by Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary S. Stager, Ph.D.

A new and expanded edition of one of the decade’s most influential education books.

 The “bible of the maker movement in schools” includes new coverage of the BBC micro:bit, Scratch 3, lasercutters, littleBits, Hummingbird robotics, equity issues, and lessons from schools around the world.

This book guides educators through the historical foundations, learning theory, and classroom practices that can be found in modern classrooms where “making” with the head, hands, and heart are equally valued. Invent to Learn helps teachers in any classroom or informal educational setting with practical advice and essential resources needed to make the case for making in the classroom.

In addition, Invent to Learn provides in-depth guidance for teaching and learning about three game-changing technologies: Fabrication, Physical Computing, and Programming.

More information can be found on the book’s website – InventtoLearn.com including extensive resources, professional development, a free study guide, and support research.

Available in paperback, hardcover, and e-book from Amazon.com and other online retailers. See the tab “Volume purchases” above.

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Gary S. Stager, Sylvia Libow Martinez


Title: Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering the Classroom

Authors: Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary S. Stager, Ph.D.

Publisher: Constructing Modern Knowledge Press

Publishing Date (Second edition): 2019

978-0-9975543-7-3 (paperback)
978-0-9975543-8-0 (hardcover)

Pages: 322

Price: (MSRP)
Paperback – $34.95 US
Hardcover – $54.48 US
Kindle – $9.95 US

Formats: Paperback, hardcover, & e-book