Building Engineering Skills Into K-12 Curricula

Thursday, May 25, 2017
9:45 am   -   10:45 am
Room: Nautilus 1
Moderator: Ellen Peneski, Program Coordinator, Performance and Analytics Department, City of San Diego

Can engineering skills be integrated earlier into K-12 education – and should they be? Many STEM advocates say yes, and educators across the country are working to implement engineering education in classrooms and out-of-school settings. Businesses and colleges are also partnering with schools to inject hands-on engineering lessons into the K-12 arena. See what’s working at several schools and programs with project-based learning and other effective engineering instruction techniques.