3 Teacher-Tested Ways to Create STEM Curriculum that Engages All Students

Posted by Amielle Major on 10/17/17 11:00 AM

EIE.jpgEiE aims to create the next generation of problem solvers. To achieve this, we know our engineering curricula needs to engage ALL students. When our founder Christine Cunningham started the EiE project, she realized she had an incredible opportunity to introduce a new discipline to students without worrying about previous experiences, entrenched models of learning, or biases against the subject. She began this process in earnest by reviewing literature on elementary school STEM education and talking to educators and engineers about what elementary engineering could look like. From this research, Cunningham and the EiE research team identified the fourteen inclusive design principles that we still use today to develop our curricula.

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Topics: Engineering for All

New Spanish-Language Resources for the Elementary Classroom

Posted by EiE Team on 9/21/17 11:00 AM

Engineering Education The Engineering is Elementary team is dedicated to making our engineering curricula accessible to all students, including English Learners—the fastest growing group of public school students in the United States. And because 77% of English Learners speak Spanish at home, we are fully committed to supporting educators in their instruction of Spanish-speaking students. Today, the EiE team is happy to announce two exciting project updates that support our mission to bring engineering education to all learners.

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Topics: Engineering for All

New Spanish Resources for our Afterschool Curricula

Posted by EiE Team on 8/15/17 11:00 AM

Afterschool Engineering The Engineering is Elementary team is committed to making our engineering curricula accessible to all students, including English Learners—the fastest growing group of public school students in the United States. We already have Spanish-translated student-facing materials available for our 20 in-school curriculum units, and you'll notice an exciting addition if you check out our two out-of-school time curricula. You can now download Spanish translations of the student notebooks for all 20 Engineering Adventures and Engineering Everywhere units!

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Topics: EiE Resources for Teachers, Engineering for All