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Scholarships and Awards | Wednesday, April 4

Top 7 Tips for Getting a STEM Grant

Maybe you’ve had this frustrating experience: You’ve identified a curriculum that you’re excited about. You feel confident it will help your school meet STEM education goals AND it will be engaging for kids. But budgets are tight and there’s no funding to make it happen. This is not the end of the story! Consider applying for a grant.

Scholarships and Awards | Tuesday, June 20

“Classroom Teachers are Experts”: Watch Christine Cunningham’s Acceptance Speech

Last month, our founder and director, Christine Cunningham, was awarded a Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education. Christine was recognized in the U.S. K-12 Education category for “pioneering a curriculum that is transforming education by introducing engineering concepts and practices at the elementary level.” Her acceptance speech at the ASU/GSV Summit moved the crowd and highlighted EiE’s commitment to making engineering accessible to ALL students.

Scholarships and Awards | Wednesday, July 5

Meet Our First Online PD Scholarship Winners!

The EiE Professional Development Team works tirelessly to find innovative ways to make high-quality, affordable professional development accessible to educators all over the world. That’s why we’ve been so excited to roll out our new Online PD experiences. Over the past year, we’ve conducted webinars about habits of mind and engineering in out-of-school time, and we’ve had some amazing discussions with educators around the country about STEM integration and ELA connections. In March, we mentioned our brand new Online PD Scholarship on the blog, and we were blown away by the response! From the huge volume of applications, the Online PD team has pulled together an amazing team of dedicated educators to help us pilot test the very first online PD workshop series.

Scholarships and Awards | Tuesday, February 23

Collaboration Brings Classroom Engineering to Boston Public Schools

Teachers from Curley K–8 School celebrate completing an EiE design challenge.

This week is National Engineers Week, an event that aims to get more kids interested in engineering careers. So it couldn't be a better time to announce a new collaboration between the Museum of Science and the Boston-based risk-modelling firm AIR Worldwide (AIR) that will bring the Engineering is Elementary curriculum to six elementary schools in the Boston Public Schools (BPS) system.

Scholarships and Awards | Tuesday, February 9

San Antonio Museum Brings Hands-on EiE PD to Local Teachers

The DoSeum in San Antonio emphasizes hands-on learning.
Last summer the San Antonio Children's Museum, a beloved local institution, moved into a new space—described by the San Antonio Current as a "singular looking complex with Mad Max vibes." It also took a new name, The DoSeum (pronounced "Do - See - um"), to reflect a new emphasis on getting visitors to engage and do, not just look around. It opened new exhibits like "Innovation Station," focused on the engineering design process. And it set a new goal: To serve as a bridge connecting formal and informal STEM education efforts in the city. We're excited and honored to share that The DoSeum will use the Engineering is Elementary curriculum to aid in their efforts.
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