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EngineerGOOD: Engineering Solutions and Developing Global Competence

  At ProjectEngin, we view the inclusion of Engineering Design practices and thinking in STEM classes as being a critical component in the development of creative and collaborative problem solving skills. But very few problems occur in isolation and even … Continue reading

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Engineering the 5Es

With the introduction and adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), the BCSC 5E Instructional model has returned to the forefront of science teaching and curricular design. Key foundational works such as How People Learn (Bransford, Brown, & Cocking, … Continue reading

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Is STEM Another Box? Blur the lines and remove the walls!

In the world of education there is an increasing call for more STEM initiatives. It is often accompanied by the recitation of shortages of qualified candidates for STEM fields. But are we really identifying the true need and the best … Continue reading

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Building a Better World

In an earlier post, I mentioned a project my Engineering classes did this year concerning stormproof housing. I have had a lot of positive feedback from other teachers at various workshops and presentations concerning this project. I think the positive … Continue reading

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