The Knowles Academy offers state-of-the-art professional development experiences for teachers. All Academy courses are designed and facilitated by experienced teachers who understand the complexities of teaching in today’s world.

Through this Knowles Academy online short course, teachers will learn about a four-level empowered engineering framework to imagine how engineering integration in science and math can help students develop a more meaningful understanding of designing just solutions to engineering challenges.

Four-Level Empowered Engineering Framework

Integrating the engineering design process into math and science classes is a powerful way that teachers can promote equitable teaching practices and culturally relevant learning. There’s more than one way to integrate engineering into your own classes, and different engineering challenges provide students with different opportunities for engagement, agency, and equitable learning. In this professional development course, teachers will learn about a four-level empowered engineering framework to imagine how engineering integration in science and math can help students develop a more meaningful understanding of designing just solutions to engineering challenges. Facilitated by teachers who are experienced in integrating engineering into math and science, this course will support teachers in identifying entry points in their curriculum for integrating engineering and social justice.

Course Highlights

  • Learn about the engineering design process and how engineering design can be integrated into math and science classes
  • Experience examples of engineering design challenges that engage learners in exploring community issues and their implications 
  • Discuss a framework for empowered engineering, and consider how different engineering design challenges provide students with different opportunities for equitable learning, engagement in community issues, and agency in exploring or solving problems in their world 
  • Access resources to support engineering integration in your classroom

Four-Level Empowered Engineering Framework

Date: April 27, 2023
Time: 7:30–9:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Zoom
Price: $0

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Four-Level Empowered Engineering Framework

Date: May 4, 2023
Time: 7:30–9:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Zoom
Price: $0

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