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Children’s Engineering



Science Curriculum Standards

Current Research and Best Practices

  • How People Learn  by John Bransford et. al.
  • Bransford, Joh D., Ann L. Brown, and Rodney R. Cocking, Editors. How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience and School. expanded edition. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 2000.
  • Understanding by Design by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe, 1998. Published by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Alexandria, VA (
  • Inventing Better Schools by Philip Schlechty
  • Schlechty, Phillip C. Inventing Better Schools: An Action Plan for Educational Reform. The Jossey-Bass education series. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1997.

Learning through Performance Tasks

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