Designing for Tomorrow

This curriculum, developed by Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies, is used in more than 300 schools in 26 states.

This program has been implemented in comprehensive high schools in urban and suburban settings, career and technical-education programs, freshman engineering courses at the college level, and historically black colleges and universities.

A World in Motion

This curriculum is used in all 50 states and in 10 Canadian provinces/territories. More than 65,000 AWIM kits have been shipped to more than 16,000 schools since 1990. The developer (Society of Automotive Engineers) estimates that more than 4 million students in North America have participated in AWIM activities (based on the assumption that the curriculum kits are reused an average of 2.6 times in classes averaging 24 students).

More than 17,000 engineers have volunteered in AWIM programs.

Engineering is Elementary

This curriculum is used in about 850 schools in 46 states and the District of Columbia. Based on sales figures and teacher participation in professional development workshops, the developer (Boston Museum of Sciences) estimates that about 15,000 elementary school teachers are using their materials. Approximately 1 million students have been exposed to the EiE curriculum since its inception.

Many fewer than 15,000 teachers—about 5,500—have received formal professional development to teach the EiE curriculum. The difference reflects estimates of teachers using the curriculum without having participated in an EiE PD program.

aThese data are presented as reported by the curriculum developers.

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