The “E” in Stem


Discover the transformative power of integrating engineering into elementary STEM education with Christine M. Cunningham’s enlightening framework! Her book, Engineering in Elementary STEM Education, provides teachers with a ready-to-use blueprint for incorporating the engineering design process into their curriculum.

Cunningham’s passion for equipping students with an engineer’s mindset shines through as she delves into the design process and real-world problems engineers tackle. The result? A wealth of ideas and practices that foster critical thinking, creativity, communication, and collaboration among elementary students.

With more states embracing National Science Foundation standards, the demand for implementing engineering standards is rising. Cunningham’s framework supports teachers, schools, districts, and communities seeking to enrich STEM education.

With her experience at the Museum of Science in Boston, Cunningham’s work has made a significant real-world impact, reaching over 165,000 educators. Her approach emphasizes diverse learning styles and essential 21st-century skills.

Join us on this transformative journey as educators explore strategies for seamlessly integrating engineering into elementary STEM education. Gain invaluable insights and practical tools to create dynamic and engaging learning environments!

This course is equivalent to 3 semester hours or 4.5 quarter hours. It is a graduate-level course intended for K-12 educators who have completed a bachelor’s degree. It is recommended that you receive board or district approval before registering with TPAI.

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