The K12 Engineering Education Podcast
About This Show
Promoting education in engineering and design for all ages. Produced 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!
Most Recent Episode
New EdTech and More at SXSW
5 days ago
Robots, role models, rap, and more all stood out at the 2017 South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festival. Pius highlights products, programs, and ideas at SXSW that might especially interest engineering educators.
Mentioned in this episode:
• SXSW Edu: http://sxswedu.com/
• WE: https://www.we.org/
• AP WE (CS + service learning): https://advancesinap.collegeboard.org/initiatives/ap-we-service
• CS4All NYC: https://csnyc.org/our-work/cs4all
• Kahoot: https://getkahoot.com/
• GLICODE and Pocky: http://cp.glico.jp/glicode/en/
• Puzzlets from Digital Dreamlabs: https://www.digitaldreamlabs.com/
• PolyBot hydroponic system by Poly: http://mypolybot.com/
• Trashbots: https://www.trashbots.org/
• Kuri robot: https://www.heykuri.com/
• Open Source Skateboards: http://www.opensourceboards.com/
• Panoform VR creation tools: http://www.panoform.com/
• Science with Tom: https://www.youtube.com/user/tomcfad
• Omnipointment platform for group projects: https://www.omnipointment.com/
• Project Paradigm: http://www.projectparadigm.org/
• Explo: https://www.explo.org/
• MIT Independent Activities Period: http://web.mit.edu/iap/
• No Boundaries USA: http://www.nobarriersusa.org/
• Expanding Yor Horizons symposium for girls, supported by No Barriers: http://nocoeyh.wix.com/home
• ChickTech: https://chicktech.org/
Our closing music is from "Late for School" by Bleeptor, used under a Creative Commons Attribution License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0. Subscribe and find more podcast information at: http://www.k12engineering.net. The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs: http://www.pioslabs.com.
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