3313Fwd: Fall 2014 Raytheon-EiE Teacher Scholarship
- Aug 1 9:44 AMBegin forwarded message:From: Lillie S Giffen <Lillie.Giffen@...>
Subject: Fall 2014 Raytheon-EiE Teacher Scholarship
Date: August 1, 2014 at 9:15:57 AM MST
Our friends at the Boston Museum of Science asked us to share this exciting opportunity with you. Please direct all questions to eiepd@... or call 617-589-4260. E
Elementary Engineering Scholarships Sponsored by RaytheonPut the “E” in STEM Education: Professional Development for Elementary EducatorsThe Next Generation Science Standards establish engineering as a key part of school STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs. Raytheon Company is pleased to announce a scholarship program to help elementary teachers integrate engineering in their classroom instruction.The Raytheon-EiE Teacher Scholarship program supports teachers in implementing Engineering is Elementary® (EiE), the nation’s leading elementary engineering curriculum. Each award includes a complete set of EiE curriculum materials plus funds to attend a two-day EiE professional development workshop. The total value of the award is more than $2,500.Raytheon-EiE Teacher Scholarships include:
Professional Development• Registration, travel, and housing to attend a two-day EiE teacher workshop at the Museum of Science, Boston
Curriculum Materials• EiE Teacher Guide• Materials kit for class of 30 students• Class set of EiE storybooks• Engineering Design Process poster
Application opens August 27. Application deadline is October 10.
• Be a full-time classroom teacher (or science specialist) in grades 1 - 5
• Have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience
• Be teaching full-time as of the application deadline and during the year of the award
A Research-based Curriculum• Engineering is Elementary® is a research-based, classroom-tested curriculum for grades 1 through 5.• Developed at the Museum of Science, Boston, with support from the National Science Foundation, EiE has already reached more than 52,000 teachers and 4million children in all 50 states.• EiE engages elementary students in hands-on, real-world engineering challenges and coordinates with state and national STEM standards.• EiE was one of the first programs chosen by Change the Equation as part of President Obama’s “Educate to Innovate” campaign.Learn more at eie.orgWe put the “E” in STEM education SMEiE is a project of the National Center for Technological Literacy (NCTL) at the Museum of Science, Boston—leading the nationwide effort to enhance engineering and technology knowledge for citizens of all ages and inspire the next generation of engineers, inventors, and innovators.