How to build an engineer: Start young

The Hechinger Report

Since 2003, more than 15 million 6- to 11- year-olds at thousands of schools across the country have been taught how to think like engineers using the curriculum.

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How to Introduce Engineering Principles Early to Help Inspire Interest in STEM

MindShift

Since 2003, more than 15 million 6- to 11- year-olds at thousands of schools across the country have been taught how to think like engineers using the curriculum.

Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

The Hechinger Report

He estimated that nearly one in three new jobs created through 2026 will require education beyond high school. According to the American Institutes of Research, Minnesota spent $130 million between 2003 and 2008 just on educating students who dropped out in their first year. Adley Nyakora, a freshman at Minnesota State University, Mankato, plays Operation, while Cornelius Bright, Elijah Calderon-Pitchford, Aburrahman Guantai, and Jordan Headley look on.