Archive for May, 2017

Becky McDowell wins Program Excellence Award at the ITEEA Conference

beckyBecky McDowell, a K-5 STEM Teacher at the Barrington 220 School in Wauconda, Illinois and TEEP Alum (2016) won the Program Excellence Award at the ITEEA Conference this year. The Program Excellence Award is presented in recognition of outstanding contributions to the profession and students and is designed to recognize exceptional technology and engineering education programs in each state.

Continue Reading May 22, 2017 at 2:48 pm Leave a comment

“Making” in the White Mountains: Meet Our Partners at WMSI

by Susan Bitetti

BLOG BLOG BLOGOne of the incredible aspects about working at the CEEO is the opportunity to collaborate with some really wonderful and unique educational spaces. White Mountain Science Institute (WMSI) in Bethlehem, NewHampshire led by CEEO fellow Bill Church, is one such space. WMSI is not a typical afterschool setting; while the staff have their own space in downtown Bethlehem for developing educational technologies in-house, they visit neighboring classrooms with their “Mobile STEM Lab.”

Continue Reading May 17, 2017 at 12:43 pm Leave a comment


by Sam Woolf, Masters Student in Mechanical Engineering

1234LightningWith the support of a CEEO Innovation Grant, we built and tested 1234Cast, a weather forecasting portal that caters to young children. Weather is all around us, and we interact with it on a daily basis, as it affects many parts of our lives. However, teaching weather-related concepts to young children is extremely complex, as many of these ideas are abstract and require prior knowledge of numbers and scientific processes.

Continue Reading May 1, 2017 at 12:29 pm 1 comment


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