Our Mission

Engineering is Elementary supports educators and children with curricula and professional development that develop engineering literacy.

Our Curriculum Products:

The EiE Curriculum

Grades
Classroom

Choose from 20 flexible and fun units for grades 1 - 5. Integrates with the science you already teach! Research-based, teacher-tested activities develop creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

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Engineering Adventures

Grades
Afterschool

Add adventure to your afterschool or camp programs with real-world engineering challenges for kids in grades 3 – 5. Promotes creativity and teamwork!

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Engineering Everywhere

Grades
Afterschool

For youth in grades 6 – 8 in out-of-school time and camp programs. They’ll engineer a better world with engaging activities that relate to real-life experiences.

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News

Four employees from the Museum of Science, Boston’s National Center for Technological Literacy®, including three Engineering is Elementary® team members, have been selected to participate as a team...
The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has recognized the Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) website (EiE.org) with a 2015 Best Website for Teaching & Learning Award. AASL made the...

Blog

"Can I Just Teach Lesson 4?" The Power of Scaffolded STEM Learning
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 7/02/15 11:00 AM
Every Thursday, the EiE Blog brings you helpful tips for teachers. Today's guest blogger Chantal Balesdent is a member of our professional development team....
Oracle Grant Brings Classroom Engineering to MA Elementary Teachers
Posted by Cynthia Berger on 6/30/15 11:00 AM
Recent changes in Massachusetts academic standards mean that teachers in the state will be integrating more engineering content and practices with the science lessons they teach.This new...
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EiE is an excellent inquiry-based STEM curriculum that teaches students thinking and reasoning skills needed for success. Built around the engineering design process, EiE teaches kids how to solve problems systematically... creating skills, optimism, and attitudes important for their futures. Life is not multiple choice.

Laura J. Bottomley, Ph.D, Director, The Engineering Place
North Carolina State University