About the authors

Sylvia Libow Martinez, M.A. Education Technology

sylvia martinez 300 dpiSylvia works in schools around the world to bring the power of authentic learning into classrooms, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) subjects. Sylvia speaks, writes, and advocates for student-centered, project-based learning, gender equity in technology, computer programming, and life-long learning. For the past ten years, Sylvia was President of Generation YES, a non-profit with a mission of empowering young people to improve their schools and communities with modern technology. Previous to Generation YES, Sylvia was in charge of product development at several software publishers, designing and creating video games and educational software. Sylvia also had a career in aerospace engineering as a senior scientist on the GPS navigational satellite system research and development. She holds a masters in educational technology and a bachelors in electrical engineering.

Contact Sylvia at: sylvia (at) inventtolearn (dot) com

View Sylvia Martinez's profile<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> on LinkedIn

Follow Sylvia on Twitter


Gary S. Stager, Ph.D.

Gary Stager

Gary is one of the world’s leading experts and advocates for computer programming, robotics and learning-by-doing in classrooms. In 1990, Dr. Stager led professional development in the world’s first laptop schools and played a major role in the early days of online education. In addition to being a popular keynote speaker at some of the world’s most prestigious education conferences, Gary is a journalist, teacher educator, consultant, professor, software developer, and school STEM. Director. An elementary teacher by training, he has taught students from preschool through doctoral studies. Gary is the founder of the Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute for educators.

Follow Gary on Twitter
Contact Gary at: gary (at) stager (dot) org

Invent to Learn newsletter signup

Receive an occasional newsletter with special offers, resources, and events from the authors of Invent To Learn.
* = required field

Upcoming Events

  1. Constructionism 2014 (Gary plenary speaker)

    August 19 - 23
  2. Education Table Talk webinar

    September 16 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  3. ISTE Webinar – Top Ten Classroom Tools from the Maker Movement

    September 17 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  4. World Maker Faire

    September 20 - 21
  5. FabSchool Amsterdam: learning by making (Sylvia Keynote)

    September 24 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
”cmkbadge”