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Engineering is Elementary

WALTHAM, Mass., (NOVEMBER 17, 2015) — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has funded a $37,000 grant to help teach engineering concepts and practices to elementary school students in San Antonio, TX. The grant to the San Antonio Independent School District is part of a larger $2 million Raytheon initiative, launched in 2011, 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

BOSTON, Mass.—Today, the Museum of Science, Boston announced a new initiative to bring high-quality professional development to elementary teachers at high-needs schools nationwide. The Museum is investing $200,000 to create a scholarship program that will help elementary teachers integrate engineering in their classrooms, using the award-winning Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) curriculum, developed at the Museum's National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®).

Engineering is Elementary

BOSTON, Mass. - The Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI) has selected an elementary curriculum developed at the Museum of Science, Boston for a statewide program to improve STEM education and promote educational equity.

Engineering is Elementary

Educators who are charged with integrating engineering into K-12 instruction at your school or district are invited to attend a virtual conference for teachers, STEM coordinators, and administrators nationwide on how to put the “E” back into STEM instruction.

Engineering is Elementary

(BOSTON, MA) A total of 37 Massachusetts afterschool educators have been selected for scholarship awards that will bring Engineering Adventures, a hands-on STEM curriculum developed at the Museum of Science, Boston, to the elementary-school-aged kids in their programs.

Engineering is Elementary

The founder and director of Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®), Dr. Christine Cunningham will be the keynote speaker at the eleventh conference of the International Society for Design and Development in Education, held Sept 22 – 25, 2015 at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

The EIE Curriculum

Calvert County Public Schools (CCPS) in Maryland is one of the first 2015-2016 recipients of a Raytheon-EiE District Scholarship.  The district will use the award to implement the EiE unit “A Sticky Situation: Cleaning an Oil Spill” with all 1,000 fifth graders this fall.

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