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WALTHAM, Mass. — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has funded a $37,000 grant to help teach engineering concepts and practices to elementary school students in the Garland Independent School District. The grant is part of a $2 million Raytheon initiative to help improve STEM education nationwide by expanding the use of Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®), an award-winning curriculum developed at the Museum of Science, Boston through its National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®).

Engineering is Elementary

A team of researchers in northwestern Wisconsin aims to help local elementary teachers teach science more effectively, and EiE professional development (PD) is part of their strategy.

Engineering is Elementary

The ground-breaking philanthropy SheGives Boston will support STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math) in eastern Massachusetts through an award to the Museum of Science, Boston. The funds will bring Engineering Adventures (EA), an innovative engineering curriculum for elementary school-aged children, to regional afterschool programs. 

Engineering is Elementary

Elementary teachers in Athens, Alabama will be learning how to engage their young students in engineering this week. A total of 25 teachers will attend an Engineering is Elementary (EiE) professional development workshop as one part of a $37,000 grant from Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to bring the award-winning STEM curriculum to the Athens City Schools. 

Engineering is Elementary

EiE's Educator Resources collection is expanding again with the addition of new Science Resources lists.

Engineering is Elementary

Three short videos created for the Engineering is Elementary curriculum project called Engineering Everywhere (EE) have been recognized with Telly Awards for 2014.

The EIE Curriculum

A study that draws on data from an EiE research project has been named “Best Paper” at this year’s annual meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).  

“Perspectives on Failure in the Classroom by Elementary Teachers New to Teaching Engineering” explores what teachers think about failure in the classroom and finds the majority hold a negative or ambivalent view.

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