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Elementary Teachers’ Understandings Of Engineering And Technology

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2006 Annual Conference & Exposition


Chicago, Illinois

Publication Date

June 18, 2006

Start Date

June 18, 2006

End Date

June 21, 2006



Conference Session

Assessing Perceptions of Engineers and Engineering

Tagged Division

K-12 & Pre-College Engineering

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Page Numbers

11.528.1 - 11.528.15



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Christine Cunningham Museum of Science, Boston Orcid 16x16

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Christine M. Cunningham is the Vice President of Research at the Museum of Science, Boston. She has been developing science and engineering curriculum, designing and offering teacher professional development programs, and conducting research and assessment related to the learning and teaching of science and engineering for over 15 years. Christine is particularly interested in making science and engineering more accessible to marginalized populations. Christine received a joint Bachelors and Masters degree in Biology from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Science Education from Cornell University.

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Cathy Lachapelle Museum of Science, Boston

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Dr. Cathy Lachapelle has worked on a number of research and evaluation projects related to K-16 science and engineering education. Cathy received her S.B. in cognitive science from MIT, and her Ph.D. in Psychological Studies in Education from Stanford.

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Anna Lindgren-Streicher Museum of Science, Boston

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Anna Lindgren-Streicher is a Senior Curriculum and Research Assistant at the Museum of Science, Boston. Anna received a B.A. in Psychology from Tufts University and has worked for two years with K-12 teacher professional development programs related to engineering

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Cunningham, C., & Lachapelle, C., & Lindgren-Streicher, A. (2006, June), Elementary Teachers’ Understandings Of Engineering And Technology Paper presented at 2006 Annual Conference & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois. 10.18260/1-2--200

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