CEI Partners -The Collaboration Nation Survey

CEI has taken on a new research effort! We are partnering with Collaboration Nation to uncover how collaboration skills are taught in schools and what more needs to be done. More and more in the working world, collaborative skills are a desired quality in a job candidates. Are we preparing our children in the classroom
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Research-based Math with Graphically Rich Animations

By Sam Walters, CEI Intern Students love technology.  As someone who taught middle school math last year for DC Public Schools, I witnessed firsthand how much time was spent on computers and iPads. Students enjoy being able to work hands-on and interact with programs in order to play games and learn key mathematical ideas simultaneously.
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Tools to Implement 21st Century Practices: A CEI Survey

Christine Mason and Brogan Murphy, CEI Intern How can CEI assist principals and teachers in integrating 21st Century practices in their schools? In July, CEI conducted a brief online survey to help us better understand your interests and your preferences for how we conduct demonstration projects. CEI, with our collaborators, currently offers six tools to
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New Ways to Engage Students: Makerspaces

By Grace Rubenstein, CEI Intern Take the leap and join one of the latest innovations in STEM education at the primary and secondary school level. A makerspace can be in a school, a library, and even a museum. Any location commonly visited by children is the perfect point of interception for developing minds. Through age
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CEI Robotics and STEM/STEAM Early Childhood Presentations in DC

By Mahnaz Ahrary and Drew Altizer, CEI Interns Fight for Children: Joe Champs Summer Institute Conference June 22nd-23rd, 2016 ‘The future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: designers, inventors, teachers, storytellers: creative and empathic ‘˜right-brain’ thinkers whose abilities mark the fault line between who gets ahead and who
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Testimonials: CEI in Schools

By Donald Kim As CEI transitions to its new website, we wanted to make sure that our viewers had  a chance to hear more about our services. So here are some Testimonials: Re: Orinthia Harris, CEI’s Preschool STEM/STEAM Presenter. ‘Mrs. Harris exudes passion through her high energy and engaging PD that leaves participants with practical
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Engineer’s Week Feb. 21-27

What are you doing to honor Engineer’s week?  You might consider reaching out to local engineers to ask for their participation, having an engineering-STEM event, or even a poetry contest with a focus on engineering and STEM. More than 1.7 million new engineers and computer scientists will be needed over the next ten years, but the U.S. is on track to only fill 30% of
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CEI Offers Early Childhood STEM/STEAM Workshops

By Christine Mason CEI is pleased to announce that we have added a new series to our STEM/STEAM offerings. Our Preschool STEM/STEAM workshops focus on STEM/STEAM basics, offer solutions on cultivating student interest and how-to guidance on the use of digital applications to further student inquiry. Review our training schedule and register today for sessions
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