Review: Here, amazingly crisp photos show how to build models of belt drives, cams, Archimedes Screws, rockets, clocks and more. All models are built of easy to find scraps and common objects and could be built in a classroom or at home. This could be a resource book for adults working with children, but the language is simple enough for uppper elementary readers.
i genuinely think the most positive aspect of utilizing design technology projects is that students (and their teachers) begin to look at problems and issues from multiple points of view and in relationship to a variety of contexts.
For this issues of Connect, we wanted to talk to Susan Dunn and Rob Larson to learn what new issues and concerns they see in this remarkable field of learning, seven yers after the publication of their book.
This once stereotypical urban school has become a center of purposeful activity and experiential learning. In 1994, as a newly designated Science and Technology Magnet School, the Y.E. Smith staff was charged with the task of designing and implementing an innovative kindergarten-fifth grade curriculum that would not only attract a diverse population of families but increase student achievement on North Carolina End-Of-Grade tests in third through fifth grades.