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Creating an Engineering Design for the Teacher

by Betty Paulsell (Kansas City, MO)
With engineering design used more often in the elementary grades, teachers sometimes need to develop their own plans to do so. This article describes in detail how to think and plan the steps of an engineering design idea. With an engineering design task the...

Archive: Connecting In-school and Out-of-school STEM Learning and Teaching, December 7, 2019

Blended STEM learning experiences that connect in-school and out-of-school learning are a key recommendation in the recently released America’s Strategy for STEM Education:

Creative, blended educational opportunities that combine elements from traditionally separate approaches to learning—e.g., formal-plus-informal, career and technical education-plus-college preparatory—and are aligned across the scope of learning partners—result in learners gaining and building their skills in ways that work best.

Research by Adam Maltese, Robert Tai, and colleagues also shows how important out-of-school STEM experiences are at developing an interest in science, especially at the elementary school level.

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