Inquiry-Based Engineering

23 results.

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October 21, 2022 Celebrate October with Weird STEM

There’s nothing quite like the October season. For a single month, everyone is allowed to be weird.  We dress up in costumes, fill our neighborhoods…

October 7, 2022 Make Science Spooky!

Fall is one of my favorite seasons. I love how the leaves change color, how the nights get longer, and how there is always a…

September 30, 2022 Using Inquiry to Drive the Learning Process

When most of us hear “inquiry-based learning” we tend to think it requires a complete overhaul of the work we are currently doing.…

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September 21, 2022 Thinking Outside the Walls

It’s important, every once in a while, to let your ideas fly. You get them from time to time — your…

September 12, 2022 The Power of Project-based Learning

How much do you remember from your K-12 school years? Admittedly, most of it is fuzzy to me. I’m sure I learned a lot, but…

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July 1, 2022 Encouraging Young Girls to Engage with STEM

Some time ago, I had the opportunity to interview Mary Winn, a senior scientist at the Van Andel Institute. Winn uses her expertise in…

August 17, 2020 3 Lessons from Lonnie Johnson

One fun aspect of working in education is that you’re always learning new things. For example, a few weeks ago I was assembling an engineering…

June 26, 2020 5 Ways to Encourage Student Ownership This Fall

I don’t know about you but preparing for the fall is starting to feel a lot like gearing up for the Normandy invasion. We’re making…