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Engineering is Elementary

Four employees from the Museum of Science, Boston’s National Center for Technological Literacy®, including three Engineering is Elementary® team members, have been selected to participate as a team in the 100Kin10 Fellowship Program. The new grant-making effort is designed to address a critical need in the nation's schools--the lack of engineering-related programs for K–12 students.

Engineering is Elementary

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has recognized the Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) website (EiE.org) with a 2015 Best Website for Teaching & Learning Award. AASL made the announcement on Saturday June 27, 2015 during the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in San Francisco.

Engineering is Elementary

At the annual conference of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) this month in Seattle, EiE director Christine Cunningham was recognized by the organization’s K – 12 and Pre-College Division with an award for lifetime achievement.

“This was quite an honor . . . and quite a surprise,” says Cunningham. Lifetime achievement awards often go to educators who are approaching retirement age; Cunningham is not yet 50.

Engineering is Elementary

Just in time for summer camp, EiE’s Engineering Everywhere curriculum has two new hands-on curriculum units designed for middle school-aged engineers.

Engineering is Elementary

Engineering is Elementary (EiE) has added three new sets of videos to the online "Classroom Video" collection. They cover the following EiE units:

Engineering is Elementary

BOSTON, MA (June 2, 2015) Recent changes in Massachusetts academic standards mean that teachers will be integrating more engineering content and practices with the science lessons they teach. This new expectation can be uncomfortable for elementary teachers, who don’t usually take engineering coursework as part of their teacher preparation. The information technology company Oracle recently awarded the Museum of Science, Boston a grant that will help.

Engineering is Elementary

A short video created by Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) was an audience favorite at the recent Teaching and Learning Video Showcase hosted May 11 -15 by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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