- xi, 164 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- Contents note continued: Engineering in Classrooms -- Impacts on Teachers -- Impacts on Schools -- 8.Conclusion: Engineering Engineering Education -- Ask -- Imagine -- Plan -- Create -- Improve.Contents note continued: Engineering in NGSS: Out of the Shadows but Not in the Limelight -- NGSS Engineering Practices -- Engineering Habits of Mind: Putting Engineering in the Spotlight -- 5.Engineering Design Principles for Inclusivity -- Category 1 Set Learning in a Real-World Context -- Category 2 Present Design Challenges That Are Authentic to Engineering Practice -- Category 3 Scaffold Student Work -- Category 4 Demonstrate That Everyone Can Engineer -- 6.Teaching Engineering -- Teacher 1 "I Don't Have Any Extra Time!" -- Teacher 2 "There Are So Many Materials to Prepare!" -- Teacher 3 "How Am I Going to Manage My Students' Varied, Creative Designs?" -- Teacher 4 "My Students Won't Like It When Their Designs Don't Work" -- Teacher 5 "I Don't Know How to Grade My Students on Engineering" -- Teacher 6 "I Have Kids in My Class Who Will Be Left Behind" -- pt. III LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE -- 7.Impacts of Engineering Education -- Impacts on Students --Includes bibliographical references and index.Machine generated contents note: pt. I INTRODUCING ENGINEERING TO ELEMENTARY EDUCATION -- 1.Why Make Engineering Part of Elementary Instruction? -- Students' Conceptions of Technology and Engineering -- Why Elementary Engineering? -- 2.Putting the Spotlight on the "E" in STEM Education -- STEM Disciplines and Definitions -- STEM in K-12 Schools--Together but Not (Yet) Equal -- Relationships Between S, T, E, and M in Elementary Classrooms -- Integrating Science, Engineering, and Mathematics in an Elementary Classroom -- pt. II CONSIDERATIONS FOR CURRICULUM DESIGN, INSTRUCTION, AND LEARNING -- 3.Core Engineering Concepts: What Does Engineering Look Like in the Elementary Classroom? -- Core Engineering Concept: Engineers Use an Engineering Design Process -- Core Engineering Concept: Materials and Their Properties -- Core Engineering Concepts in the Classroom: 1st-Graders Design Hand Pollinators -- 4.Engaging in Authentic Engineering Work --