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Engineering is Elementary

A grant from Oracle is helping Silicon Valley educators meet the Next Generation Science Standards by using EiE in their classrooms. The grant enabled 40 teachers to attend EiE professional development workshops this summer at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose.

Engineering is Elementary

Cambridge, England (October 2, 2014) — The International Society for Design and Development in Education has awarded the 2014 ISDDE Prize (also called the “Eddy”) to Dr. Christine Cunningham, a vice president at the Museum of Science, Boston and the team of curriculum developers who worked with her to create the Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) curriculum. The prize, which is given for “for excellence in design for education in science or mathematics” and includes a $10,000 award, was presented to Dr.

Engineering is Elementary

 

Engineering Adventures

Kids in area afterschool programs will be designing their own bubble wands and toy race cars—and learning about engineering through these hands-on activities—thanks to scholarships supported by SheGivesBoston.

The EIE Curriculum

WALTHAM, Mass. — Fostering a love of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) among students is essential as these skills become increasingly important for tomorrow’s workforce. As part of its effort to bring engineering to life in the classroom, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is now accepting applications for its Raytheon–Engineering is Elementary® (EiE) Teacher Scholarship Program.

Engineering is Elementary

 

SAN JOSE, CA (August 6, 2014): The Next Generation Science Standards, recently adopted by California, create new expectations that elementary school teachers will integrate engineering in classroom science instruction. This week, a total of forty Silicon Valley teachers got a jumpstart on this challenge at two day-long professional development workshops held at The Tech Museum of Innovation.

Engineering is Elementary

EiE’s own Melissa Higgins was the keynote speaker at the annual New Hampshire 21st CCLC (21st Century Community Learning Center Conference), held August 5 and 6th in Meredith, NH. “Melissa Higgins presented the EiE curriculum to afterschool professionals in a way that created excitement and the interest in bringing this accessible curriculum to youth,” says Suzanne Birdsall-Stone,  the NH CCLC director.

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