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Assessment Part 3: How and When

In the first part of this assessment series, I highlighted four questions that you need to keep in mind when developing assessments for Engineering Design projects.  Those questions were as follows: What do you want to assess?      When … Continue reading

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Assessing What Matters – Part 2 of 3

In my last blog posting, I outlined an overview of the challenges of effectively assessing learning in the context of Engineering Design projects. An Engineering Design challenge supports the development and mastery of content knowledge through application. It requires students … Continue reading

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Too Much Stuff, Too Little Time, So Much Engineering!

Let’s apply the idea that Engineering is design under constraints to meet certain criteria. It’s the end of another school year and you had hoped to include some Engineering Design in your classroom but you never quite got there. Or … Continue reading

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The Three Terrible T’s

What are the three practices you need to avoid if you hope to create lifelong learners? At ProjectEngin, we call them the three T’s.                                 … 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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