Tag Archives: STEAM

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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The Future: Hidden in Plain Sight

Good design needs to focus on the end user; as educators our end users are the students in front of us every day. So, who is in your classroom? They are members of the most connected generation in history. They … Continue reading

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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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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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Engineered and Engineers by Nature

I left the classroom almost one year ago because of an increasing sense of trying to swim upstream in an educational river of mud. Speak to anyone who is trying to bring meaningful change to elementary and secondary science education … 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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