With congressional funding earmarked for education, curriculum leaders and administrators from Central Kitsap School District in Washington state were on the lookout for new materials to support their teaching goals. After seeing success in STEM among teachers who were already using EiE® units in their classrooms, Doug Dowell, STEM Coordinator and Grant Supervisor for CKSD, sought to partner with EiE to expand upon that success district-wide.
Early Childhood STEM Education | Profiles | Implementing EiE | Professional Development | Wee Engineer | Kindergarten | EiE for Kindergarten | Engineering is Elementary | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Monday, October 24
Out-of-School time | Early Childhood STEM Education | EiE Teaching Tips | Afterschool | Afterschool/Summer Camp | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Thursday, October 20
Out-of-school time (OST) learning can take many forms - from teacher-led programs designed to improve academic performance to multipurpose enrichment activities like clubs and sports. What all OST education efforts share is the wide range of benefits to learners who engage with academic and social activities when school is not in session.
EiE Resources for Teachers | Engineering Design Process | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Engineering Activities | Mass STEM Week | Learn.EiE | Wednesday, October 26
Happy MASS STEM Week! Today, Monday October 17th marks the beginning of the annual MASS STEM Week, a coordinated effort to boost the interest, awareness, and ability for all learners to envision themselves in STEM education and future careers. This year’s theme is “See Yourself in STEM,” with a particular focus on the power of mentoring.
EiE Resources for Teachers | EiE Teaching Tips | Digital Storybooks | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Indigenous Peoples' Day | Monday, October 10
EiE Resources for Teachers | EiE Teaching Tips | Virtual Learning | NASA | World Space Week | Wednesday, October 5
This World Space Week, blast off to the International Space Station with a free download of our Liftoff: Engineering Rockets and Rovers unit. In this unit you and your students will learn about the trade-offs and variables involved in engineering a rocket or space rover as you complete a real-life challenge ideal for students in grades 3-5.
As part of our partnership with NASA, the Liftoff unit features eight 45-minute activities for students to explore and learn about the engineering skills needed to explore planets and moons in our universe.