It's the "E" in STEM, but what is engineering education, really, at the K-12 level? A series of discussions on The Opportunity Equation blog tackles that subject thoughtfully through conversations with engineering experts and educators.
Recently, Christine M. Cunningham, the Founder and Director of Engineering is Elementary (EiE) -- a program of Boston's Museum of Science -- weighed in on the work that her organization does to engage students of diverse backgrounds and interests in the wonderful world of engineering. After seven years of research and testing, EiE has evolved into a 20-unit engineering curriculum for elementary schools.
The program also focuses on professional development through a "train the... Read More