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The K12 Engineering Education Podcast

Series produced by Pius Wong

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A show for educators, engineers, entrepreneurs, and parents interested in bringing engineering to younger ages.

Promoting education in engineering and design for all ages. Produced by Pios Labs (www.pioslabs.com) and hosted by Pius Wong, engineer.

This podcast is for educators, engineers, entrepreneurs, and parents interested in bringing engineering to younger ages. Listen to real conversations among various professionals in the engineering education space, as we try to find better ways to educate and inspire kids in engineering thinking. For episode transcripts and more information, visit: www.k12engineering.net

Topics include overcoming institutional barriers to engineering and STEM in K12, cool ways to teach engineering, equity in access to engineering, industry needs for engineers, strategies for training teachers, "edtech" solutions for K12 classrooms, curriculum and pedagogy reviews, and research on how kids learn engineering knowledge and skills. Thanks for listening. Hide full description

Promoting education in engineering and design for all ages. Produced by Pios Labs (www.pioslabs.com) and hosted by Pius Wong, engineer. This podcast is for educators, engineers, entrepreneurs, and parents interested in bringing engineering to younger ages. Listen to real conversations among various professionals in the engineering education space, as we try to find better ways to educate and inspire kids in engineering thinking. For episode transcripts and more information, visit: www.k12engineering.net Topics include overcoming institutional barriers to engineering and STEM in K12, cool ways to teach engineering, equity in access to engineering, industry needs for engineers, strategies for training teachers, "edtech" solutions for K12 classrooms, curriculum and pedagogy reviews,... Show full description


Additional Files

6 Pieces

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Teachers at all-girls schools might have insights on how to engage more young people – especially girls – into engineering. Several teachers at The...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2017
  • Length: 52:36
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How can teachers expose their students to more engineering role models? What do they do if they don’t have time to arrange visits and field trips? ...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2017
  • Length: 15:22
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Hear from two nonprofit organizations trying to provide girls with more education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)

  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 47:25
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We talk strategies for teaching computer science (CS), with Dr. Cynthia Taylor, a computer science professor at The University of Illinois at Chica...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2017
  • Length: 37:10
Caption: The cover art for this episode is full of origami cranes, and it is inspired by “the birds activity” from past podcast guest Ellen Browne, which Melanie describes at the end of this episode; it is also inspired by the colored puzzle pieces historically us, Credit: Pios Labs
In the big push for more engineers today, can we get them from autistic students? Research has shown that college students with autism spectrum dis...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2017
  • Length: 40:45
Caption: The K12 Engineering Education Podcast, Season 1, Credit: Pios Labs
We explore the alleged phenomenon of teachers getting bad dreams and nightmares, more often than everyone else, starting with several engineering t...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2017
  • Length: 34:47