While there is no singular solution to providing equitable, high-quality learning experiences for our youngest learners, we do know that by supporting proactive policies, professional development, and selecting research-based STEM curricula, we can better prepare the next generation of problem solvers. But with preschool program enrollment declines ranging from 15% to 41% during the 2020-2021 pandemic school year according to the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), how can we continue to bridge the gaps caused from these inequitable learning opportunities?
EiE Teaching Tips | EiE Research Results | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Computer Science | Thursday, April 1
At EiE, we know you need more than a basic curriculum to meet the diverse needs and interests of your students. That’s why we’ve developed our Computer Science Essentials units for grades 1-5. Bring together engineering, science, computer science and math with units specially designed for maximum impact.
Assessment | EiE Teaching Tips | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Computer Science | Tuesday, March 30
As educators, we’re always looking for ways to measure our learners’ success beyond test scores. In Computer Science, it can be especially difficult to differentiate between students just using computers and students actually understanding fundamental concepts. When you evaluate your students’ CS proficiency, remember to take these things into consideration:
Engineering Habits of Mind | EiE Teaching Tips | Professional Development | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Friday, March 19
We’re thrilled to bring you a new way to connect with us —become an EiE Ambassador!The EiE Ambassador Program is a collaborative community of passionate people who care about STEM education. We are a diverse, international group that includes educators at all levels as well as administrators and district staff who wish to connect with and support one another as we enrich our knowledge and application of STEM, engineering, computer science pedagogy and instructional practices.
EiE Resources for Teachers | EiE Teaching Tips | Engineering for All | Engineering is Elementary | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Thursday, March 4
As we approach a full year of virtual and hybrid learning, Zoom fatigue has set in -- for us as educators, but especially for our students. Navigating the ongoing meetings and staying organized online can be challenging for the best of us, and many young learners have had a particularly rough time in hybrid classrooms.