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Every week your learner will have the opportunity to follow the Engineering Design Process to plan and design a creation. Students will be engaged in a multitude of learning facets including group discussion, individual think time and sharing, sketching, writing, and creation of ideas and visual content. During class I will work one-on-one with each student in order to pose guiding questions to assist during their creation work time. At the end of each class students will have the...
This class is taught in English.
Students will learn how to identify a problem and create a solution. Students will learn the five steps of the engineering design process: 1. Ask: What is the problem or question? 2. Imagine: What are some solutions? 3. Plan: Draw a couple of different diagrams 4. Create: Choose a plan and create something 5. Test: Did it solve your problem or question? 6. Improve: Make updates and changes 7. Share: Share your work
I have been teaching and guiding students through the Engineering and Design process for many years. I am always intrigued to watch as students plan and create to solve problems.
Students may decide to continue building and adding on to their engineering projects after class.
1 file available upon enrollmentClass Materials: Provided by teacher: Activity sheets - needs to be printed for class Provided by student: paper and pencil, materials for engineering project-For example: scissors, glue, tape, string, yarn, Popsicle sticks, pipe cleaners, paper, clay/play-dough, cardboard, Legos, etc. I suggest finding recyclable or reusable materials that you already have for the projects. * Some projects may ask for specific materials but most will be student's choice.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
During the class, I will observe each student's thoughts and ideas during discussions to see if they demonstrate understanding of problem and solution. I will also be observing their understanding of the engineering design process. I will be looking to see how they followed the steps and incorporated them into their project.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
If your learner chooses, they may need/use scissors during the creating/building time.
Maria Ramirez, M.A. Elementary Education
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
280 total reviews
266 completed classes
Hello! My name is Maria Ramirez. I have a masters degree in elementary education from Simmons University. I hold a Massachusetts teaching license for grades 1-6. I have been teaching children for over 16 years in charter, public, private, online...