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Curiosity into creation: Can we teach science through engineering? (2019)
Journal Article
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. (2019). Curiosity into creation: Can we teach science through engineering?. Primary Science, 156, 8-10

An examination of how the science objectives of the primary national Curriculum can be taught through the engineering design process and through 'real-world' contextualized engineering problems.

Children and parents as engineers (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Edmonds, J., Lewis, F., & Fogg-Rogers, L. (2019, January). Children and parents as engineers. Presented at Association for Science Education Conference 2019 in Birmingham

Report on the research of the children as engineers project and discussion of work on research on the impact of parental involvement on interest of primary children in science and engineering

Practical steps to building science capital in the primary classroom (2018)
Journal Article
Edmonds, J., Lewis, F., & Fogg Rogers, L. (2018). Practical steps to building science capital in the primary classroom. Primary Science, 154, 29-31

An exploration of how meeting with engineers and scientists and other initiatives can help to increase science capital

Curiosity connections – paired peer learning between engineers and teachers (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., Edmonds, J., & Lewis, F. (2017, May). Curiosity connections – paired peer learning between engineers and teachers. Presented at Beyond STEM - Informal Science Learning Across Disciplines, London, England

Only 5% of primary school teachers have a science related degree (Department for Education, 2013), and yet research shows that children (particularly girls) develop their attitudes towards STEM as a potential career before the age of 11 (Archer et al... Read More about Curiosity connections – paired peer learning between engineers and teachers.

Paired peer learning through engineering education outreach (2016)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., Fogg Rogers, L., Edmonds, J., & Lewis, F. (2017). Paired peer learning through engineering education outreach. European Journal of Engineering Education, 42(1), 75-90. https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2016.1202906

© 2016 SEFI. Undergraduate education incorporating active learning and vicarious experience through education outreach presents a critical opportunity to influence future engineering teaching and practice capabilities. Engineering education outreach... Read More about Paired peer learning through engineering education outreach.

Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell? (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. A. (2015, September). Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell?. Paper presented at European Conference on Educational Research - Education and Transition, Budapest, Hungary

The ‘Children as Engineers’ project brought together 10 primary Initial Teacher Training students and 10 Under-Graduate Engineering students to teach one of ten design challenges to 300 children in classrooms using the European ‘Engineer’ materials.... Read More about Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell?.

Children as engineers: Paired peer mentors in primary schools final report summary July 2015 (2015)
Report
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Edmonds, J., & Lewis, F. (2015). Children as engineers: Paired peer mentors in primary schools final report summary July 2015

◾It’s been forecast that a further 100,000 new professionals are needed to fill the skills gap by 2020. It is becoming increasingly important that student engineers gain opportunities to practise their public engagement and education outreach skills... Read More about Children as engineers: Paired peer mentors in primary schools final report summary July 2015.

Children as engineers: Maximising engineering outreach for universities (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Hobbs, C., Edmonds, J., & Lewis, F. (2015, April). Children as engineers: Maximising engineering outreach for universities. Paper presented at Engineering Professors' Council Congress 2015, Salford

The Children as Engineers project is an innovative new way to enrich undergraduate education as well as giving primary school children the experience of being an engineer. Undergraduate student engineers worked closely with student teachers to design... Read More about Children as engineers: Maximising engineering outreach for universities.


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