Go to the EiE Blog homepage

Out-of-School time | EiE Teaching Tips | Afterschool | Afterschool/Summer Camp | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Friday, April 16

Make the Most of Summer Sessions with These Goals in Mind

Make the most of summer school this year with extended learning opportunities that focus on more than just repeating content. As we return to the classroom, it’s so important to plan to address the academic and social impacts of the last year. 

Out-of-School time | Afterschool/Summer Camp | Engineering is Elementary | STEM Implementation | Wednesday, March 17

Top Summer STEM Trends to Watch!

Making decisions for summer school programs isn’t always easy - it can be challenging to know if a resource or activity will give you and your learners what you need for summer success. This summer, more than ever, students need extra opportunities to expand skills, collaborate and have fun - some of what they missed throughout this year. We’ve identified a few current STEM trends to let you know what is popular - and effective - this summer!

Afterschool/Summer Camp | Friday, February 15

Visit EiE at Beyond School Hours 2019!

From February 20-22, the EiE team will be at the Beyond School Hours conference in Atlanta. We're excited to meet with the out-of-school and afterschool community and share some of our new resources with you! Join us for one of our sessions or stop by booth #310 to enter our raffle for an educator guide, chat with our team, and try your hand at engineering earthquake-resistant buildings.

Engineering Everywhere | Afterschool | Afterschool/Summer Camp | Friday, May 11

NEW After School/Summer Camp Unit for Sale!

In partnership with NASA, EiE has released a new afterschool/summer camp engineering unit for middle-school aged youth. Thanks to a Planetary Learning that Advances the Nexus of Engineering, Technology and Science (PLANETS) grant, EiE was able to collaborate with scientists from Northern Arizona University’s Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Astrogeology Science Center to create an engineering unit that will engage and inspire youth in afterschool programs.

Out-of-School time | Afterschool | Afterschool/Summer Camp | Engineering Adventures | Tuesday, September 11

Design Fail? Four Key Questions That Help Kids Troubleshoot

Imagine this scenario. You’re doing an Engineering Adventures activity with the kids in your afterschool program. They’ve been working hard designing and testing . . . only to discover that their technology doesn’t work as planned. When that bubble wand doesn’t produce any bubbles, or the toy car made from a soda bottle doesn’t roll, don’t despair: this is a teachable moment.

 

All posts

Current page: 1

Subscribe to Email Updates