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Teacher-Led Reflection Activity
In this activity, each student will be provided stickers/sticky notes (if you want to do research with this activity put a number on them), and will be prompted to individually think about up to 7 prompts about engineering. Students will place their sticker on a line somewhere between strongly disagree and strongly agree to correspond with their response to the prompt.
Download the full resource here.
Courtesy of Tawni Paradise and Malle Shilling, Virginia Tech
An Instructional Approach to Engage Children with Autism to Engineering Design
This handout provides a research-based guide for developing appropriate engineering design activities for children on the autism spectrum . It also provides some instructional strategies that educators can use to better support children with autism’s engineering engagement.
Check out the Design an Amusement Park Activity on page 2 of the handout.
Courtesy of Hoda Ehsan, Georgia Tech