Engineering Teaches Children that Failure is a Part of Learning

Across the country, educators are striving to embed STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education into their middle and high school programming. Everything from robotics, coding, and engineering design are finally beginning to emerge as a critical component of the 21st-century classroom. The rationale for doing so is sound: the demand for STEM-related jobs continuesContinue reading “Engineering Teaches Children that Failure is a Part of Learning”

Ahmed’s Clock and Teacher Education

When 9th grader Ahmed Mohammed showed off his technical prowess to his teacher, his homemade digital clock didn’t quite receive the response he expected. “She was like, it looks like a bomb,” Ahmed told the Morning News. By mid-afternoon, Ahmed was being led by police officers to juvenile detention on suspicion of making a “hoaxContinue reading “Ahmed’s Clock and Teacher Education”