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Overview of program & deliverables, 8/16/07
describes 5 major functions, and outcomes 5/03/07
Overview of the project 08/16/07
Learning process and discussion
General discussion and about why skillful thinking are
the tools of engineering. 5/21/07
Developing more curious Minds
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awaking the
natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose
of satisfying it afterwards … Anatole Frances 5/21/07
Learning to Think table
Shows the similarities of content processes such
as critical thinking, science, engineering and mathematics.
Higher order thinking skills related to the engineering design process
Table showing the engineering design process and associated questions.
Includes higher order thinking skills.
Skillful Thinking Map
Summary map of a paper by Professor Bridget Perry of Framingham
Thinking Skills overview
Summary of the elements in thinking skills; creative thinking, critical thinking
questioning, meta-cognitive reflection and a learning environment
List of documents that support integrating Literature with
Mathematics and Science.
List of documents that others have published concerning integrating engineering into the preK-5 grade curriculum.
Data from the Dept. of Education
PDF version of a power point slide presentation of the program
Backward design (word)
Summary of articles on backward design
Broad educational outcomes (word)
Summary of educational approaches like habits of mind, backward
Benefits of the engineering design process
Word documents that gives the benefits for using the engineering design process with literature to improve the learning process.
Engineering story map
Visual diagram of a story map modified to add the engineering design challenge to
PDF version of a pp presentation of the engineering profession and the
Page of videos that can be used in your classroom to motivate and explain engineering
Connecting to literature process
PDF version of a pp presentation of the connection from literature to math & science
using the engineering design process lens.
State links for MCAS 7 NCLB
Links for MCAS and NCLB documents.
MassTec presentation (PDF)
Presentation made 10/15/2010
Presentation made 10/28/2010
Prepared by Bill Wolfson. Copyright © 2009-2011
Last Updated 09/15/2011