Empowering Engineering Essentials

Empowering Engineering Essentials

Below are links to core essentials for teaching engineering for sustainable communities in empowering ways. We believe that all youth are capable of engaging in engineering in ways that powerfully bridge their worlds with STEM  in ways that position them with power and authority in both engineering and the world.

Each section contains:

  • a brief discussion of each core essential
  • teacher and youth videos of engineering for sustainable communities in action
  • examples of student work
  • other resources.

  Engineering for Sustainable Communities


 Engineering for Sustainable Communities Design Cycle


  Productive Identity Work


  Community Ethnography as Pedagogy


  Just-in-Times