Hawker Brownlow Education

Thinking Like an Engineer: Lessons that Develop Habits of Mind and Thinking Skills for Gifted Young Engineers in Years 4-5

Author: Debbie Dailey

Availability: In Stock

Code: PRU9785

ISBN: 9781760019785

No of Pages: 112

Publish date: 09/05/2019

Price: $49.95


Thinking Like an Engineer focuses on high-interest, career-related topics in the primary curriculum related to engineering. Students will explore interdisciplinary content, foster creativity and develop higher-order thinking skills with activities aligned to relevant learning area standards.

Students will complete design challenges, visit with an engineer and investigate real-world problems to plan feasible engineering solutions.

Thinking Like an Engineer reflects key emphases of curricula from the Center for Gifted Education at William & Mary, including the development of process skills in various learning areas and the enhancement of discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind through hands-on activities.

Thinking Like a Scientist:

  • develops students’ higher-level thinking

  • enhances discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind

  • perfect for enrichment programs.