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07Jan

The Jack of All Trades

The Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) is currently recruiting its 5th cohort for this Fall 2019 for the Teacher Engineering Education Program. TEEP is a graduate course through Tufts University for any practicing elementary, middle school, or high school teacher who is seeking to change or expand their approach through the integration of engaging…

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25Sep

Welcoming New PostDoc, Jenn Cross, to Tufts CEEO

By Jennifer Cross, Postdoctoral Research Associate Jennifer Cross, Ph.D., is a new Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach  (CEEO) where her primary research interests include investigating human-robot interaction in education contexts, developing novel programming interfaces for educational robots, and supporting diversity in engineering education. At the CEEO, she is teaching…

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13Mar

TEEP Cohort 2

By Magee Shalhoub, Program Administrator The Teacher Engineering Education Program (TEEP) is for practicing elementary, middle, or high school teachers who are seeking to change or expand their approach through the integration of engaging hands-on engineering principles in their coursework. The program is flexible, affordable, and designed to fit a busy teacher’s lifestyle. All four courses…

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14Feb

LEGO WeDo Afterschool Enrichment

By Sarah Matheny, TEEP Teacher Graduate Sarah Matheny, Science and Design Thinking Teacher from St. George’s Independent School, Germantown, TN, shares her work with kindergarten and first grade students in an afterschool enrichment project with WeDo 2.0. I was a student in Tufts University’s first Teacher Engineering Education Program(TEEP). While working through the program I could…

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28Nov

New Funding at the CEEO

The CEEO is thrilled to announce four new projects, funded by NSF, that launched this fall.  These are new projects so we don’t have much to report yet but stay tuned for new tools, research and outreach tools. NSF STEM+C Designing Biomimetic Robots: This project will research the impact of an interdisciplinary bio-engineering-computational design curriculum…

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21Nov

Summer Vacation and ENE 151

By Kimberly Fogarty, TEEP student, Academic Technology Specialist at the Park School in Brookline, MA As a student in the Teacher Engineering Education Certificate program, I have come to expect and enjoy relevant readings and projects as part of my courses. Never before was this more true than when my ENE151 class and an amazing Teacher-In-Residence program…

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22May

Becky McDowell Wins Program Excellence Award at the ITEEA Conference

Becky McDowell, a K-5 STEM Teacher at the Barrington 220 School in Wauconda, Illinois and TEEP Alum (2016) won the Program Excellence Award at the ITEEA Conference this year. The Program Excellence Award is presented in recognition of outstanding contributions to the profession and students and is designed to recognize exceptional technology and engineering education…

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21Mar

The Cardboard Boat Project

By Sarah Matheny, Alumni of the Teacher Engineering Education Program(TEEP) Sarah Matheny, Science and Design Thinking Teacher from St. George’s Independent School, Germantown, TN, shares the work done by a 4th grade class called “The Cardboard Boat Project” Our fourth graders study explorers in the Fall and this year the teachers thought it would be fun…

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01Nov

Why Engineering Education?

While we might not reflect on them often when life gets busy, we’ve all had experiences that we’ll remember forever. Experiences that were so consuming we didn’t want them to end. So fulfilling that the rush they provided didn’t wear off for a long time. Maybe it was that backpacking trip through Europe with your…

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