CEE Children's Engineering Educators, LLC
Developing Technological Literacy at the Elementary Level
Highlighting the T & E in STEM Education

 

 

 



     

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Ginger Whiting

 

 

 

   

 

 
 

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Children's Engineering:
A Handbook for Elementary Educators


Written by elementary teachers, this guide helps you include basic engineering concepts in the elementary classroom. The handbook describes the benefits of teaching engineering, suggests how to implement engineering for younger students, and details the design process. Includes detailed teacher procedures, reproducible student pages, and national standards addressed.

Children's Engineering:
Beyond the Basics

A follow-up to Children’s Engineering: A Handbook for Elementary Educators, this guide helps elementary educators recognize the technology already in their curriculum and introduces Standards for Technological Literacy (ITEEA 2000/2002/2007) and K-5 Benchmarks. Plus, it includes 12 ready-to-use activities that can tie into other studies.

Children's Engineering: Technology Design Loop Poster

A great compliment to the Children’s Engineering books above, this laminated poster brings the five-step Technology Design Loop used in both books into full view for your students.

Engineering Design Loop Poster - Intermediate

 

 

 

 

 

 


Preparing the students of today to become productive citizens of the future requires our educational system to promote life-long learners who are able to work together to solve realistic problems and develop a basic understanding of the natural and humanly modified world around them.

Information presented in a familiar and mind-engaging context leads to greater understanding and retention, as compared to memorization of facts in isolation. Research indicates that retention is greatest when students are actively engaged, put their knowledge into immediate practice, and become “teachers” of other students. Children’s Engineering activities directly address these issues.

 

 


Children's Engineering...

 

 

 


teaches...

children to use creative and critical thinking skills while applying classroom learning.


addresses...

•individual learning styles
•needs of gifted students
•special needs students

         

promotes...

•state & national standards
•critical & creative thinking
•problem solving
•hands-on learning
•decision making
•reading comprehension
•cooperative skills
•differentiated instruction


results in...
ownership of essential knowledge
•self-confident learners
•applied knowledge

 
   
 

STEM Education

Science

Technology

Engineering

Math 

 

Supporters of the

22th Annual Virginia Children's Engineering Convention
http://childrensengineering.org/convention/
Hosted by the Virginia Children's Engineering Council
&
the
Virginia Department of Education
February 8-9, 2018
Roanoke, Virginia


National Engineers Week
February 18-24, 2018

www.childrensengineering.com

   
     


International Technology & Engineering Educators
Association


Group Membership for Elementary Schools