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Engineering is Elementary

EiE is pleased to welcome the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford as the newest member of our Extended Network of Professional Development Providers. EiE workshops are now part of the extensive roster of professional development workshops offered through the Center's Mandell Academy for Teachers.

Engineering is Elementary

The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council announced in November 2013 that Engineering is Elementary® is one of nine exemplary STEM curricula chosen for the state's STEM Scale-Up initiative in 2013-2014. Funded  through a $4.7 M appropriation by the state legislature, the STEM Scale-up program helps Iowa schools improve STEM instruction.

Engineering Everywhere

The Museum’s Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) project brings engaging hands-on engineering activities to millions of elementary school-aged children in classrooms and afterschool programs around the country. Now, the award-winning program has a new offering for older children,“Engineering Everywhere” (EE).

Engineering is Elementary

Raytheon Company has announced the recipients of the 2013 Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary® (EiE) Teacher Scholarship Program. The 32 elementary school teachers from across the nation received awards of $2,500 each to support the implementation of EiE, an innovative engineering curriculum, in their classrooms.

Engineering Adventures

EiE's afterschool curriculum Engineering Adventures (EA) features a fictional brother-sister duo who guide kids on engineering adventures around the world. A new, FREE iOS app makes the hands-on EA activities more fun than ever. Using an iPhone or iPad to scan QR codes in their Engineering Notebooks, kids can hear "Messages from the Duo." It's like getting voice mail from Jacob and India!

The EIE Curriculum

A new scholarship program will bring EiE to two high-needs Arizona school districts this year. Sunnyside School District and the John B. Wright Elementary School in the Tucson Unified School District will each receive a $37,000 grant through the "Raytheon-EiE School/District Scholarship Program." The grants will support professional development for a total of 50 teachers and provide EiE curriculum materials for each teacher's classroom.

Engineering is Elementary

This past October the Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SV[e]F) announced the four winners of its STEM Innovation Awards for 2013. Engineering is Elementary®  won in the "Engineering" category.