For two years, the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Learning Resource Center at EDC and the ITEST community engaged in a collaborative exploration of evidence-based, replicable models emerging from the ITEST experience. This report presents the ITEST Engineering Model, which was identified by analyzing the experiences of ITEST projects nationwide.

Key Findings

The ITEST Engineering Model illustrates that participation in ITEST engineering projects leads to increased:

  • Interest in STEM careers
  • STEM learning
  • Engagement and motivation
  • Understanding of the relevance of the ITEST projects to academics
  • Understanding of work skills and engineering as tools for 21st century learning

Related Projects: STEM Learning and Research Center (STELAR)

Type of Resource: Report

Length: 37 pages

Date: 2012

Resource Details

Media Type
Website
Services
Authors
Joyce Malyn-Smith, Enrique Colón-Bacó
Associated Experts
Managing Project Director

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