Head Start on Engineering
Head Start on Engineering
BY SCOTT PATTISON, SMIRLA RAMOS-MONTAÑEZ, GINA SVAROVSKY, CYNTHIA SMITH, VERÓNIKA NÚÑEZ, ANNIE DOUGLASS Supporting engineering interest development in early childhood for low-income families. In the United States, there are large and persistent disparities across communities in the available opportunities for children and their families to access quality STEM learning experiences.
Storytelling Math
Storytelling Math
BY MARLENE KLIMAN Picture books as a vehicle for expanding views of math and who can do it. The Storytelling Math project is working to change the landscape of math picture books. With our partner Charlesbridge Publishing, we are producing a dozen English and Spanish books.
Embodied Learning through Dance and Physics
Embodied Learning through Dance and Physics
BY FOLASHADE CROMWELL SOLOMON, TRACEY WRIGHT, MARIAH STEELE, AND DIONNE CHAMPION While a number of scholars suggest that dance represents an important type of embodied cognition, the notion of dance as a site for learning is under-explored. Embodied Physics constructed a physics course for high school students from two Boston-based dance schools.