Training session targets hands-on engineering lessons

07/25/2011 | Capital (Annapolis, Md.), The

A group of Maryland teachers participated in training to prepare them for presenting engineering concepts in the classroom. The weeklong workshop focused on practical classroom activities using everyday items such as Popsicle sticks and rubber bands to engage students in lessons. "It's great to do these hands-on activities that we'll be able to use to get students more involved. With the engineering aspect of this, hopefully we'll be able to spark [the students'] interest," seventh-grade teacher Kara Gustafsson said.

View Full Article in:

Capital (Annapolis, Md.), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
District Superintendent
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Seoul
Partner - Strategy, Systems and Policy
TNTP
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Professional Development Manager (West Coast residence preferred)
Rowland Reading Foundation
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Wiesbaden
School District of Philadelphia - Director, Observation and Feedback Coaches Program
School District of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA