Monthly Archives: January 2014


STEM Learning for Elementary Grades

Engineering is Elementary: Engineering and Technology Lessons for Children (EiE) capitalizes on youngsters’ natural fascination with building, taking things apart, and figuring out how things work. The program integrates engineering content with elementary science concepts. Each unit focuses on a field of engineering-or example, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, and environmental engineering-and includes a child’s illustrated storybook,…

Behind The Cello

See the original article at: By Yo-Yo Ma 01/21/14 03:34 PM ET In our highly interdependent global civilization, a lot of things are not working. When I travel around the country and the world to perform, I pick up in my many conversations a growing sense that the first Enlightenment — which posited the rule…