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2017

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Cunningham, C. M. (2017). Engineering practices. In C. V. Schwarz, C. Passmore, & B. Reiser (Eds.), Helping students make sense of the world using Next Generation science and engineering practices (pp. 283–307). Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers Association Press. Retrieved from https://www.nsta.org/store/product_detail.aspx?id=10.2505/9781938946042

Cunningham, C. M., & Kelly, G. J. (2017). Epistemic practices of engineering for education. Science Education, 101(3), 486–505. https://doi.org/10.1002/sce.21271

Cunningham, C. M., & Kelly, G. J. (2017). Framing engineering practices in elementary school classrooms. International Journal of Engineering Education, 33(1B), 295–307. Retrieved from http://www.ijee.ie/contents/c330117B.html

Davis, M. E., Cunningham, C. M., & Lachapelle, C. P. (2017). They can’t spell “engineering” but they can do it: Designing an engineering curriculum for the preschool classroom. Zero to Three Journal, 37(5), 4–11. Retrieved from https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/1835-vol-37-no-5-building-stem-science-technology-engineering-math-skills-from-birth

Hertel, J. D., Cunningham, C. M., & Kelly, G. K. (2017). The roles of engineering notebooks in shaping elementary engineering student discourse and practice. International Journal of Science Education, 39(9), 1194–1217. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2017.1317864

Kelly, G. J., Cunningham, C. M., & Ricketts, A. (2017). Engaging in identity work through engineering practices in elementary classrooms. Linguistics & Education, 39, 48–59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.linged.2017.05.003

Lachapelle, C. P., Cunningham, C. M., & Davis, M. (2017). Middle childhood education: Engineering concepts, practices, and trajectories. In M. J. de Vries (Ed.), Handbook of technology education (pp. 1–17). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-38889-2_23-1

Conference Papers & Presentations

Kelly, G. K., Cunningham, C. M., Vanderhoof, C., & Licona, P. (2017, April). Learning science through engineering design. Paper presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Lachapelle, C. P., & Cunningham, C. M. (2017, June). Elementary engineering student interests and attitudes: A comparison across treatments. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, OH. Retrieved from https://www.asee.org/public/conferences/78/papers/20187/view

Lachapelle, C. P., Cunningham, C. M., & Oh, Y. (2017, April). An efficacy study of Engineering is Elementary: Quantitative modeling of outcomes. Paper presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Lachapelle, C. P., Oh, Y., & Cunningham, C. M. (2017, April). Effectiveness of an engineering curriculum intervention for elementary school: Moderating roles of student background characteristics. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_oh_and_cunningham_2017_aera.pdf

 

2016

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Cunningham, C. M., & Carlsen, W. S. (2016, November). Not just a prop for teaching science. PRISM, 26(3), 68. Retrieved from http://www.asee-prism.org/last-word-nov-3/

Cunningham, C. M. (2016). Engineering education for elementary students. In M. J. de Vries, L. Gumaelius, & Skogh (Eds.), Pre-university engineering education (pp. 81–99). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Cunningham, C. M., & Lachapelle, C. P. (2016). Designing engineering experiences to engage all students. Educational Designer. 3(9). Retrieved from http://www.educationaldesigner.org/ed/volume3/issue9/article31/index.htm

Conference Papers & Presentations

Cunningham, C. M., & Kelly, G. J. (2016, April). Epistemic Practices of engineering in education. Paper presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/cunningham_and_kelly_2016_narst.pdf

Hertel, J. D., Cunningham, C. M., Kelly, G. J., & Lachapelle, C. L. (2016, June). The roles of engineering notebooks in shaping elementary engineering student discourse and practice. Paper presented at the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, LA. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/27014

Kelly, G. J., Cunningham, C. M., & Ricketts, A. (2016, April). Emergence of an engineering identity in elementary students. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/kelly_et_al_2016_aera.pdf

Lachapelle, C. L., & Cunningham, C. M. (2016, June). Performance assessment in elementary engineering: Evaluating student work. Paper presented at the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, LA. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/25884

Oh, Y., Lachapelle, C. P., Shams, M. F., Hertel, J. D., & Cunningham, C. M. (2016, April). Evaluating the efficacy of Engineering is Elementary for student learning of engineering and science concepts. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/oh_et_al_2016_aera.pdf

 

2015

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Cunningham, C. M. (2015). Engineering is Elementary: Engineering for elementary school students (grades 1-5). In C. I. Sneider (Ed.), The go-to guide for engineering curricula, preK-5! (pp. 19–38). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Cunningham, C. M. (2015). Turn school setbacks into success. In A parent’s guide to STEM. (p. 40). U.S. News & World Report.

Higgins, M., & Cunningham, C. M. (2015). Engineering Adventures: Engineering for out-of-school time. In C. I. Sneider (Ed.), The go-to guide for engineering curricula, preK-5! (pp. 147–162). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Conference Papers & Presentations

Cunningham, C. M., & Kelly, G. J. (2015, April). Framing engineering practices in elementary school classrooms. Paper presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, Chicago, IL. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/cunningham_and_kelly_2015_narst.pdf

Lachapelle, C. P. (2015, April). What does a performance assessment capture and what does it miss?: Comparison of students’ collaborative engagement in engineering design challenges with their individual performances on a written assessment. Paper presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, Chicago, IL.

Lachapelle, C. P., Oh, Y., Shams, M. F., Hertel, J. D., & Cunningham, C. M. (2015, June). HLM modeling of pre/post-assessment results from a large-scale efficacy study of elementary engineering. Paper presented at the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, WA. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/24185

Project & Evaluation Reports

Higgins, M., Hertel, J. D., Shams, M. F., Lachapelle, C. P., & Cunningham, C. M. (2015). NASA MISSION grant: Engineering Adventures unit development (Final Report). Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/higgins_et_al_2015_nasa_grant.pdf

Higgins, M., San Antonio-Tunis, C., DiIeso, M., Meyer, N., Shams, M. F., Tauer, T., … Cunningham, C. M. (2015). Engineering Everywhere curriculum development (Final Report). Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/higgins_et_al_2015_ee_report.pdf

 

2014

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Cunningham, C. M., & Berger, C. (2014). Integrating science and engineering in the elementary classroom. In R. Yager & H. Brunkhorst (Eds.), Exemplary STEM programs: Designs for success (pp. 423–440). Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers Association Press.

Cunningham, C. M., & Carlsen, W. S. (2014). Precollege engineering education. In N. G. Lederman & S. K. Abell (Eds.), Handbook of research on science education (Vol. II, pp. 747–758). New York, NY: Routledge.

Cunningham, C. M., & Carlsen, W. S. (2014). Teaching engineering practices. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 25(2), 197–210. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10972-014-9380-5

Cunningham, C. M., & Lachapelle, C. P. (2014). Designing engineering experiences to engage all students. In S. Purzer, J. Strobel, & M. E. Cardella (Eds.), Engineering in pre-college settings: Synthesizing research, policy, and practices (pp. 117–140). Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/cunningham_and_lachapelle_2014_designing.pdf

Lachapelle, C. P., & Cunningham, C. M. (2014). Engineering in elementary schools. In S. Purzer, J. Strobel, & M. Cardella (Eds.), Engineering in pre-college settings: Synthesizing research, policy, and practices (pp. 61–88). Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_and_cunningham_2014.pdf

Conference Papers & Presentations

Lachapelle, C. P., Gentry, C. A., Hertel, J. D., San Antonio-Tunis, C., & Cunningham, C. M. (2014, June). Elementary students becoming engineers through practice. Paper presented at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Boulder, CO. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2014_icls.pdf

Lachapelle, C. P., Hertel, J. D., Shams, M. F., San Antonio, C., & Cunningham, C. M. (2014, June). The attitudes of elementary teachers towards elementary engineering. Paper presented at the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Indianapolis, IN. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/23121

Morgan, E. K., Fitzgerald, E. M., & Hertel, J. D. (2014, June). Linking the E and M in STEM. Paper presented at the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Indianapolis, IN. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/22802

 

2013

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Lachapelle, C. P., Sargianis, K., & Cunningham, C. M. (2013, November). Engineer it, learn it: Science and engineering practices in action. Science and Children, 51(3), 70–76. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/43176623

Conference Papers & Presentations

Lachapelle, C. P., Hertel, J. D., Jocz, J., & Cunningham, C. M. (2013, April). Measuring students’ naïve conceptions about technology. Paper presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, Rio Grande, PR. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2013_narst.pdf

Project & Evaluation Reports

Higgins, M., Hertel, J. D., Cunningham, C. M., & Lachapelle, C. P. (2013). Engineering Adventures curriculum development grant (Final Report). Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/higgins_et_al_2013_ea_grant.pdf

Higgins, M., San Antonio, C., Hertel, J. D., Cunningham, C. M., & Lachapelle, C. P. (2013). i2 and Engineering Everywhere curriculum development grant (Annual Report). Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/higgins_et_al_2013_i2_grant.pdf

Lachapelle, C. P., Hertel, J. D., Phadnis, P., & Cunningham, C. M. (2013). Evaluating the impact of Engineering is Elementary: Year 2 of implementation in Minneapolis and Hopkins Public Schools. Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2013_minneapolis2.pdf

Lachapelle, C. P., Hertel, J. D., Shams, M. F., & Cunningham, C. M. (2013). Evaluating the impact of Engineering is Elementary: Years 3 and 4 of implementation in Minneapolis and Hopkins Public Schools. Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2013_minneapolis3-4.pdf

 

2012

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Sargianis, K., Lachapelle, C. P., Cunningham, C. M., Facchiano, J., Sanderson, C., & Slater, P. (2012, December). Limestone or wax? Science and Children, 50(4), 54–61. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/43176312

Morgan, E., Sargianis, K., Skophammer, R., Cunningham, C. M., Yocom de Romero, N., & Murphy-Garcia K. (2012). Engaging elementary students: Two examples of integrating science and engineering in the classroom. Children’s Technology and Engineering, 11(2), 8–12. Retrieved from https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-312402378.html

Conference Papers & Presentations

Cunningham, C. M., & Lachapelle, C. P. (2012, June). Engaging ALL students in engineering. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, TX. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/21286

Lachapelle, C. P., Phadnis, P. S., Jocz, J., & Cunningham, C. M. (2012, March). The impact of engineering curriculum units on students’ interest in engineering and science. Presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, Indianapolis, IN. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2012_narst.pdf

Lachapelle, C. P., Phadnis, P., Hertel, J. D., & Cunningham, C. M. (2012, April). What is engineering? A survey of elementary students. Paper presented at the 2nd P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit, Washington, D.C. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2012_p-12_engineering.pdf

Sargianis, K., Yang, S., & Cunningham, C. M. (2012, June). Effective engineering professional development for elementary educators. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, TX. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/21261

Project & Evaluation Reports

Jocz, J., & Lachapelle, C. P. (2012). The impact of Engineering is Elementary (EiE) on students’ conceptions of technology. Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/jocz_and_lachapelle_2012_tech_report.pdf

 

2011

Conference Papers & Presentations

Cunningham, C. M. (2011, June). Making elementary engineering work: Lessons from partnerships and practice, Museum of Science. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/18315

Lachapelle, C. P., Cunningham, C. M., Jocz, J., Kay, A. E., Phadnis, P., & Sullivan, S. (2011, February). Engineering is Elementary: An evaluation of year 6 field testing. Paper presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, Orlando, FL. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2011_narst.pdf

Project & Evaluation Reports

Lachapelle, C. P., Cunningham, C. M., Jocz, J., Kay, A. E., Phadnis, P., Wertheimer, J., & Arteaga, R. (2011). Engineering is Elementary: An evaluation of years 4 through 6 field testing. Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2011_years4-6.pdf

Lachapelle, C. P., Cunningham, C. M., Jocz, J., Phadnis, P., Wertheimer, J., & Arteaga, R. (2011). Engineering is Elementary: An evaluation of years 7 and 8 field testing. Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2011_years7-8.pdf

Lachapelle, C. P., Jocz, J., & Phadnis, P. (2011). An evaluation of the implementation of Engineering is Elementary in fourteen Minneapolis Public Schools. Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2011_minneapolis.pdf

 

2010

Conference Papers & Presentations

Cunningham, C. M., & Lachapelle, C. P. (2010, June). The impact of Engineering is Elementary (EiE) on students’ attitudes toward engineering and science. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Louisville, KY. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/15989

Cunningham, C. M., Lachapelle, C. P., & Keenan, K. (2010, August). Elementary teachers’ changing ideas about STEM and STEM pedagogy through interaction with a pedagogically-supportive STEM curriculum. Presented at the P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit, Seaside, OR. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/cunningham_et_al_2010_p-12_engineering.pdf

Lachapelle, C. P., & Cunningham, C. M. (2010, June). Assessing elementary students’ understanding of engineering and technology concepts. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Louisville, KY. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/16257

Lachapelle, C. P., Cunningham, C. M., Lee-St. John, T. J., Cannady, M., & Keenan, K. (2010, August). An investigation of how two Engineering is Elementary curriculum units support student learning. Paper presented at the P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit, Seaside, OR. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2010_p-12_engineering.pdf

 

2009

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Cunningham, C. M. (2009). Engineering is Elementary. The Bridge, 30(3), 11–17. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/cunningham_2009_bridge.pdf

 

2008

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Cunningham, C. M. (2008). Technology and engineering in museums. In R. L. Custer & T. L. Erekson (Eds.), Engineering and Technology Education (57th Yearbook, pp. 208-210). Woodland Hills, CA: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10919/19157

Conference Papers & Presentations

Cunningham, C. M. (2008, October). Elementary teacher professional development in engineering: Lessons learned from Engineering is Elementary. Paper presented at the National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/cunningham_2008_nae.pdf

Project & Evaluation Reports

Lachapelle, C. P. (2008). Engineering is Elementary: A national evaluation of years 2-3. Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_2008_years2-3.pdf

Lachapelle, C. P., Cunningham, C. M., Oware, E. A., & Battu, B. (2008). Engineering is Elementary: An evaluation of student outcomes from the PCET program. Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_et_al_2008_pcet.pdf

 

2007

Conference Papers & Presentations

Hester, K., & Cunningham, C. M. (2007, June). Engineering is Elementary: An engineering and technology curriculum for children. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, HI. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/1469

Cunningham, C. M., & Lachapelle, C. P. (2007, June). Engineering is Elementary: Children’s changing understandings of science and engineering. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, HI. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/1470

Project & Evaluation Reports

Lachapelle, C. P. (2007). Engineering our Future New Jersey: Evaluation of the implementation of elementary curricula (Executive Summary). Boston: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/lachapelle_2007_new_jersey.pdf

 

2006

Conference Papers & Presentations

Cunningham, C. M., Lachapelle, C. P., & Lindgren-Streicher, A. (2006, June). Elementary teachers’ understandings of engineering and technology. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/200

 

2005

Conference Papers & Presentations

Cunningham, C. M., Lachapelle, C. P., & Lindgren-Streicher, A. (2005, June). Assessing elementary school students’ conceptions of engineering and technology. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Portland, OR. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/14836

Project & Evaluation Reports

Cunningham, C. M. (2005). Assessment report for Engineering is Elementary. Boston, MA: Museum of Science. http://www.eie.org/sites/default/files/downloads/EiE/ResearchPublications/cunningham_2005_assessment_report.pdf

 

2004

Conference Papers & Presentations

Knight, M., & Cunningham, C. M. (2004, June). Draw an Engineer Test (DAET): Development of a tool to investigate students’ ideas about engineers and engineering. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/12831

 

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