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BOSTON, Mass.—A Global Impact Grant from Cisco Systems, Inc. for Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®); a project of the Museum of Science, Boston; will fund a pilot project to create digital professional development resources for teachers of elementary engineering nationwide. The $125,000 grant from the world’s largest networking company supports the Museum in its mission to transform engineering and technology education across the United States and beyond.

Engineering is Elementary

Thanks to support from MathWorks, the Museum of Science, Boston will bring an award-winning STEM curriculum to elementary students in three Massachusetts school districts. A grant from the Natick-based software company will support two dozen elementary teachers from Haverhill, Brockton, and Lowell schools in learning to implement the Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) curriculum developed by the Museum’s National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®).

Engineering is Elementary

BOSTON, Mass. -- The Museum of Science, Boston and Oracle are collaborating with the Orlando Science Center (OSC) to bring an award-winning STEM curriculum developed by the Museum’s National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®) to schools in the Orlando area.

The EIE Curriculum

The Museum of Science, Boston has selected 64 elementary teachers and 18 teacher educators from 24 states to receive scholarships under a new program that brings high-quality professional development (PD) in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to teachers at high-needs schools nationwide.

The EIE Curriculum

For the second year in a row, a short video created by Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) was an audience favorite at an online video showcase hosted by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The EiE video, titled “Every Kid Can Engineer,” was recognized with "Public Choice" award, as well as a “Presenters’ Choice” award from the other educational researchers participating in the showcase.

Engineering is Elementary

BOSTON -- The Museum of Science, Boston's new engineering curriculum for preschool and kindergarten (PreK-K) was highlighted today at the first-ever White House Symposium on Early STEM Learning.

The EIE Curriculum

The Engineering is Elementary (EiE) curriculum is celebrating a meaningful landmark. The award-winning engineering curriculum for students in grades 1 – 5 has now reached 10 million students.

EiE has come a long way since 2004, when a team of curriculum developers at the Museum of Science, Boston invited eight Boston-area teachers to pilot-test a novel curriculum module with their students. During that first test, a total of 200 children got a chance to try their hand at engineering a sturdy bridge, or making sticky, strong mortar for a stone wall.

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