Greg Pearson
Greg Pearson
Scholar, National Academy of Engineering
Washington, DC
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Greg Pearson is a Scholar with the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in Washington, D.C. Greg currently serves as the responsible staff officer for the NSF-funded project “The Status, Role, and Needs of Engineering Technology Education in the United States.” He is also study director for the Chevron-funded project, Guiding Implementation of K-12 Engineering in the United States. He was the study director for the NAE and National Research Council project that resulted in the 2014 report, STEM Integration in K-12 Education: Status, Prospects, and an Agenda for Research. He was the study director for the project that resulted in publication of Standards for K-12 Engineering Education? (2010) and Engineering in K-12 Education: Understanding the Status and Improving the Prospects (2009), an analysis of efforts to teach engineering to U.S. school children. He oversaw the NSF-funded project that resulted in the 2013 publication of Messaging for Engineering: From Research to Action and the 2008 publication of Changing the Conversation: Messages for Improving Public Understanding of Engineering and was co-editor of the reports Tech Tally: Approaches to Assessing Technological Literacy (2006) and Technically Speaking: Why All Americans Need to Know More About Technology (2002). In the late 1990s, Greg oversaw NAE and National Research Council reviews of technology education content standards developed by the International Technology Education Association. He has degrees in biology and journalism.
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  • Tyson:  What grade students is the project aimed at? Is the project part of a particular curriculum, such as Engineering is Elementary?  I will find someone to help you, once you provide a bit more info on what you need.
    Tyson:  What grade students is the project aimed at? Is the project part of a particular curriculum, such as Engineering is Elementary?  I will find someone to help you, once you provide a bit more info on what you need.
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    Sneha: I would love to connect with you, but I won't be able to attend your session. I'll be on a plane home! I did run into LinkEngineering member Jennifer Love today, who you know well through your running-shoe project that you both have written about on the site. She said you and she were going to meet for the first time face to face at the conference. How great is that! Best of luck ...
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    Posted Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:10 AM
    Tiffany: I happened to meet EWB-USA's Libby Jones at a meeting here at the NAE last week, and she pointed me to one curriculum effort for K-12 that they have produced. It's called the Clean Water Curriculum, and I've made it a resource on LinkEngineering: http://www.linkengineering.org/Share/247/44999.aspx?source=generalSearch. Greg
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