Engineering

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How to Create a Fun Engineering Contest Students Will Love!
February 25, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: Behind-the-Scenes, Engineering, Tools for Teachers

For science teachers implementing NGSS, finding fun, engaging, engineering activities that students will enjoy can be challenging. Creating contests is a great way to engage students of all ages.

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Top 3 Trends in Engineering Education
February 22, 2016 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Engineering, STEM News & Views

In this guest post by Lauren Willison, Florida Polytechnic University, Florida’s newest university dedicated exclusively to STEM, highlights the top three trends in engineering education.

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Congratulations STEM Wars Winners: 6th Grade SOAR Team (Samuel Mickle School)
January 28, 2016 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Engineering, STEM News & Views

Congratulations to the STEM Wars winning class! These students demonstrated they can provide an innovative solution, backed by scientific concepts, in response to a problem.

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STUDY: How to Inspire the Next Generation of Engineers to Change the World
January 22, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: Engineering, STEM News & Views

Understanding how engineering is viewed by parents and students can offer direction about how to change this view from distaste to a lifelong love of engineering.

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Can Schools Conquer Their Computer Science Demons? NY Tech Meetup Members Discuss
September 4, 2015 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Engineering, Professional Developmet, STEM News & Views, Uncategorized

Computer science education is notoriously difficult to implement effectively. Doing so in a way that attracts girls and minority students to the field presents an additional challenge. While schools across the country are working hard to confront these issues, the numbers are less than encouraging.

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Engineers Without Borders: Adding Social Causes to STEM Learning

Are we showing students how their work in STEM will impact real-life communities and people around the world?

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The “New Shop” Class Transforms Vocational Education Into Economic Growth and STEM Opportunities for Students
March 6, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: Engineering, Research, STEM News & Views

The success of the new STEM-based shop class and high-tech vocational programs is exciting. But, what’s more inspiring is how students are responding to their educational opportunities.

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Engineering Superheroes: How a Math Program Turned a Surfer Kid Into a 21st Century Problem-Solving Whiz

What role did math have in the star-studded resume of this next generation engineering hero? And why does Rex (and students like him) inspire us all? Read on to find out!

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