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Engineering by Design (EbD) - A K-12 STEM Solution

Engineering by Design™ is a standards-based model curriculum for engineering and technological literacy. EbD training is coming to Texas via the Texas STEM Center Coalition.

Developed by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association's STEM±Center for Teaching and Learning™, Engineering by Design is built on Standards for Technological Literacy (ITEEA); Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (NCTM); and Project 2061, Benchmarks for Science Literacy (AAAS). Built on the constructivist model, students participating in the program learn concepts and principles in an authentic, problem-based environment.

•   Nationally Recognized STEM Program
•   Authentic and Problem-Based Curriculum
•   Teacher Professional Development Provided
•   Ease of Implementation       -- can be a stand-alone course    -- can be an afterschool program     -- can be a summer enrichment course

 

Click Here for full-color brochure about the Engineering by Design program.

Click Here for 7th grade "Invention and Innovation" course and lessons overview (18 weeks).

Click Here for 9th grade "Foundations of Technology" course and lessons overview (36 weeks).

Click Here for a graphic showing possible STEM sequences for high school EbD courses.

Click Here for full-color brochure about past 2013 summer training.

 

Summer 2014 Professional Development Opportunities in Texas

   June  2014        

Grades 6-8 – Comprehensive, includes all three grade levels

Grade 9 – Foundations of Technology

   July 2014         

Grades 6-8 – Comprehensive, includes all three grade levels

Grade 9 – Foundations of Technology

 

CLASSROOM SUPPLY KITS - NOW AVAILABLE FOR GRADES 7 and 9

Kits for teaching units 1-6 for the 7th grade and 9th grade EbD courses are available. The kits include a majority of the items needed to teach the lessons. Some items are inpractical to include in the kit (i.e. plywood, etc.). 

Click here for a brochure. Classroom supply kits are ordered online by going to http://tinyurl.com/ebd-kits.

7th Grade "Invention and Innovation" Supply Kits (6 large plastic tubs, complete for all lessons) - $1,850 (plus shipping)

     Click here to see a list of all materials found in 7th grade kits

9th Grade "Foundations of Technology" Supply Kits (6 large plastic tubs, complete for all lessons) - $2,150 (plus shipping)

The Engineering by Design (EbD) program is being supported by the Texas STEM Center Coalition. Texas is part of the ITEEA Consortium of States in the development of the EbD program. For additional information about EbD, please contact the Texas Consortium Director, Dr. Kenn Heydrick, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 855-GO-TxSTEM.

 

Updated Decenber 12, 2013

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