In Pre-K education through the first years of elementary school, engineering skills may not be top of mind for parents or educators, but a solid foundation of problem-solving practice familiarity with the engineering design process will serve learners long beyond their early learning years. Though engineering in the early years looks different than the experiments and calculations students learn later in their education, hands-on learning for young kids builds on the same skills!
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
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 | Implementing EiE | Wee Engineer | Preschool | Pre-K | Early Engineering | Kindergarten | EiE for Kindergarten | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | STEM Implementation | Thursday, March 17
Anyone, even young children, can be engineers. With EiE®’s Wee Engineer and EiE for Kindergarten units, you can foster young learners’ creativity and put them on a problem solving path before they reach elementary school.
EiE Teaching Tips | Wee Engineer | Kindergarten | Friday, September 4
In the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic, educators, families and students of all ages are managing the sudden shift to distance learning. As schools and districts start holding classes, we thought it would be good to share tips for remote learning and find tools to help everyone succeed.