Tag Archives: ProjectEngin

Making it Matter

The beginning of the school year brings lots of blogs, tweets, articles, and discussions about new things to try in the classroom. It is a time of new beginnings and challenges. But it can be overwhelming when we layer in … Continue reading

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Engineering: The Process in the Middle

The STEM acronym is a bit of a double-edged sword in my world. On the one hand, as I discussed in my previous post, it can set up new boundaries and isolate the technical thinkers from more holistic and transdisciplinary … Continue reading

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Budging the Boulder – Changing STEM education from the Bottom Up

I have been in the world of STEM education for quite some time and I am happy to report that there is universal consensus that (a) meaningful, connected STEM education is critical and (b) 20th century teaching is inadequate for … Continue reading

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Make It _______________!

STEM teachers have it easy when it comes to project-based learning. By definition, Engineering uses Science and Math to create Technologies to solve real-world problems. It would appear that all the answers are there in the acronym. In theory, it … Continue reading

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New Beginnings/New Approaches

As school starts again, here in the US, the controversy over high stakes testing continues. Even the discussion takes time away from developing meaningful, connected curriculum and assessments. Most of my email can be divided into two camps – those … Continue reading

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