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Engineering is Elementary

BOSTON, March 21, 2015: Engineering is Elementary (EiE) founder and director Christine Cunningham will be the keynote speaker at a STEM Institute for New York City teachers on April 7. The three-day institute is part of a larger initiative, supported with $3.2 million in funding from the GE Foundation, to provide enhanced STEM professional development and career education instruction to K – 12 teachers in the city. About 200 teachers will attend the institute.

Engineering is Elementary

Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY) celebrated Engineers Week today by joining 22 third graders and teacher Vanessa Ford at Maury Elementary School in Washington, DC to conduct water-testing activities from the Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) curriculum unit “A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill.” EiE was developed by the Museum of Science, Boston at its National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®).

Engineering is Elementary

Warner Robins, Ga. (Feb. 17, 2015) — Today in Houston County, Georgia, 25 teachers have gathered in a classroom not to teach, but to learn--about engineering.They're trying their hand at creating a package that will protect a living plant when it's sent through the mail--and learning how to engage elementary school students in the same engineering design challenge.  

Engineering Adventures

India and Jacob are off on a new adventure. In a just-released unit from EiE's Engineering Adventures(EA), the globetrotting teens who set the scene for each curriculum unit are visiting a friend at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountainview, CA. Naturally they get do a little aeronautical engineering!

Engineering is Elementary

As U.S. states adopt and implement the Common Core State Standards, teachers are increasingly expected to show that classroom instruction meets these standards. EiE has a new tool designed with this need in mind. 

Engineering is Elementary

Dr. Christine Cunningham will present “Engineering EiE®: The Research Behind an Exemplary Elementary Engineering Curriculum,” at the Institute for Engineering Education and Innovation’s (IEEI) Distinguished Lecture Series on Jan. 29 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in room 3002 of the Engineering Technology Building on the Texas A&M University campus.

Engineering is Elementary

BOSTON, Massachusetts – Two contracts competitively awarded by the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) through project management partner IBSS Corporation are bringing the Museum of Science, Boston's Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) curriculum to teachers and students on military bases across the United States and in the Pacific region.

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