P-12 Engineering Education Research

National Academy of Engineering:

Building Capacity for Teaching Engineering in K-12 Education [view paper]


PCEE Award Winning Papers

2014 Best Paper:

Perspectives on Failure in the Classroom by Elementary Teachers New to Teaching Engineering      [view paper]


2015 Best Paper:

Elementary Teachers’ Reported Responses to Student Design Failures      [view paper]


2018 Best Paper:

Do After-School Robotics Programs Expand the Pipeline into STEM Majors in College?      [view paper]


2018 Best Diversity Paper:

Argument Driven Engineering in Middle School Science Classrooms: The Study of Engineering Attitudes and Efforts to Broaden Engineering Participation by Exposing All Students to Multiple Engineering Design Tasks      [view paper]


2019 Best Paper:

“Maybe If I Put My Mind To It”: 5th Graders’ Receptivity to Pursuing Engineering Careers (Fundamental)      [view paper]


2019 Best Diversity Paper:

Investigating Children with Autism’s Engagement in Engineering Practices: Problem Scoping (Fundamental)      [view paper]