Kids, Education and Engineering

While plenty of STEM lessons cover science, math and even technology, engineering is often left out.¬†Dedicated educator Christine Cunningham has figured out numerous ways to bring the “E” into the classroom to help those other topics become more real for the youngest students…

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That’s the idea behind Engineering is Elementary, an organization¬†created at the Museum of Science in Boston by Cunningham. EiE, as it’s known, has developed engineering curriculum for students in grades 1 through 5…

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DeVos: We’re Just ‘Scratching the Surface’ of Ed with Tech

Betsy DeVosThe new Secretary of the Department of Education told an audience of education innovators that she believed the role of technology in education has just begun to “scratch the surface,” particularly in bringing “new opportunities” to rural populations.

Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke at the ASU+GSV Summit, taking place this week in Salt Lake City. The event brings together people from education, industry and government to discuss education and workforce innovation.

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