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Technological Design

How Kids Learn Engineering- The Cognitive Science Perspective

This article generally summarizes new research into how and when children learn engineering concepts and skills. This article can be used to supplement CTS Section IV.

Bibliographic Citation: 
C. Schunn (2009) Web link: www.lrdc.pitt.edu/pubs/Abstracts/SchunnHowKidsLearn.pdf

How Kids Learn Engineering- The Cognitive Science Perspective

THis article generally summarizes new research into how and when children learn engineering concepts and skills. This article can be used to supplement CTS Section IV.

Bibliographic Citation: 
C. Schunn (2009) Web link: www.lrdc.pitt.edu/pubs/Abstracts/SchunnHowKidsLearn.pdf

Design in the Classroom

This web site has collected movies of teachers using a variety of design activities with middle-school students. It provides sets of classroom-ready tasks, summaries of standards and relevant research, and interviews with teachers, students, engineers, designers and educational researchers. The site can be used with sections II and III.

Bibliographic Citation: 
Georgia Tech Research Corportation (2005). <http://www.cc.gatech.edu/projects/DITC/index.html>
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