A novel approach to engineering

By gbarajas on February 29, 2016 in Community Engagement, Educator Resources, Engineering, STEM

A voice crackles over the intercom, calling for the attention of all engineers in the building. However, the listening ears belong, not to adults, but to the students of Bermuda Elementary in the Ferguson-Florissant School District. The students at Bermuda were about to participate in the first o...

ISP joins national network to grow STEM teaching force

By gbarajas on February 29, 2016 in Engineering, Science, STEM

The Institute for School Partnership (ISP) at Washington University in St. Louis commits to advancing the goals of recruiting, preparing, and retaining 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021. New York, New York, February, 2016 —100Kin10, a national network coor...

5 engineering projects we love

By gbarajas on February 22, 2016 in Educator Resources, Engineering

To celebration National Engineers Week, we wanted to share our top five engineering projects that are perfect for K-5 students and easily integrated into any science curriculum. Building a windmill Suggested Grade Level: 4th-5th This engineering project is one of our favorites because it simplifi...