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Cary I. Sneider

In: The Go-To Guide for Engineering Curricula, Grades 6–8: Choosing and Using the Best Instructional Materials for Your Students

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Introduction: Introduction to The Go-To Guide for Engineering Curricula, Grades 6–8
Introduction: Introduction to the go-to guide for engineering curricula, grades 6–8
Cary I. Sneider

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS Lead States, 2013) have opened the door for engineering to join science as an equal partner in the classroom. What this will look like is still unfolding, but happily, we are not starting from scratch. Many talented educators have been developing instructional materials in engineering for a long time. That's what this book is all about.

The idea of integrating technology and engineering into science teaching is not new. More than 100 years ago, educators such as John Dewey advocated technology education for all students (Lewis, 2004, p. 22). The call for integrating technology and engineering into ...

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