Resources: Professional Development & Curriculum

Professional development opportunities for making in education, curriculum (focusing on PBL and Engineering)

Professional Development
  • Engineering by Design – The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association engineering curriculum for Grades K-12
  • Engineering is Elementary – K-6 engineering curriculum, educator resources, and kits from the Boston Museum of Science.
  • Project Lead the Way – Project-based STEM curriculum for middle and high schools, resources, and professional development.
  • Teach Engineering – Free K-12 standards-based curricula for engineering and making in a searchable online library. Includes a variety of activities, lessons, units, and challenges for use in formal and informal education settings.
  • Design Squad – Hands-on design and engineering activities for classrooms and after-school programs. Design Squad Clubs connect 10-13 year-olds around the world.
  • Try Engineering – Engineering resources for K-12 teachers and students to raise awareness of engineering majors and careers. There are also low cost engineering lesson plans and online games and apps.
  • Link Engineering – A community and sharing website for PK-12 educational engineering resources. Hosted by the National Academy of Engineering.
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