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Out-of-School time | Funding | STEM Funding | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Engineering Activities | Thursday, November 5

Exciting News! Our PLANETS Project Has Been Funded for Another 5 Years!

As part of our ongoing collaborations with NASA, we are thrilled to announce that EiE will be continuing and expanding upon our free PLANETS STEM curricula and resources.

 

Engineering Habits of Mind | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Computer Science | Tuesday, November 3

Integrating Engineering and Computer Science with the EiE Habits of Mind

As mentioned in my previous post, Introducing the EiE Habits of Mind, our team faced several questions as we began developing Engineering and Computer Science Essentials: Should we revise our list of Engineering Habits of Mind? Should we create new Computer Science Habits of Mind? Were the two fields similar enough that they should share Habits?

Engineering Habits of Mind | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Computer Science | Friday, October 30

Introducing the EiE Habits of Mind

For the EiE team, 2020 featured an important milestone: the publication of Engineering and Computer Science Essentials, our first curriculum to feature computer science. Since we’ve traditionally focused on engineering, the inclusion of this new discipline raised a question: how could we update our “Engineering Habits of Mind”—a set of thought patterns that people use while engineering—so they applied to computer science as well?

Early Childhood STEM Education | Engineering for All | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Engineering Activities | Tuesday, October 27

Design Challenges for Mass STEM Week 2020!

Last week, in partnership with the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council and the Executive Office of Education, we celebrated Mass STEM Week 2020 with you!

We offered a full schedule of events including office hours with the Museum of Science and EiE team, mentoring sessions with Engineers and Scientists from across the state of Massachusetts, and a celebration webinar featuring Massachusetts’ Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Secretary of Education James Peyser.

Read more to learn about or find recordings of the Engineering Design Challenges, Engineer and Scientist Mentor sessions, and Mass STEM Week Celebration Webinar.

Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Computer Science | Friday, October 9

101 Jobs You Can Have with CS

As we look to the future, career planning for our middle and high school students can feel uncertain and confusing as the job market demands have started to include technologies that didn’t exist years ago. With American Student Assistance’s tool Futurescape, students can take an interactive quiz to see which career paths may interest them in the future.

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