1.Started as a life goal to get children excited about engineering careers, but has changed into getting students excited about learning using design and thinking skills.
2.Team of academics, school teachers and retired engineers.
3.Goal is to create curriculum for PD for educators with assessment in urban, suburban and rural school districts.
4.Sustainability model is:
5. Final ownership by major Non Profit education corp.
Our method; Uniqueness
•Not another Silo.; Interdisciplinary
•Uses design to support learning.
•Students make decisions versus learning through highly scripted program.
•Integrates the learning of thinking skills, problem solving, system thinking and self assessment.
•Open source for educators.
Karen DeRusha, MED, ...
taught in the elementary grades for 37 years, most of
them in Newton, MA. Currently she teaches workshops and
courses for educators. Bill and Karen have combined
their knowledge and experiences to create this approach
for teaching engineering skills to elementary children.
William Wolfson, BSEE, MS ... Bill Wolfson has been an electrical engineer in the high tech. industry for the past 40 years. He brings a passion about design and thinking skills to promote an interdisciplinary learning environment CV= Bill PDF file
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