‘Engineer Your World’ Garners Nationwide Honors

UT’s ‘Engineer Your World’ High School Curriculum Continues to Garner Nationwide Honors

FEBRUARY 01, 2019

Engineer Your World, a high school engineering curriculum and teacher support program operated by UT Austin and developed by experts in the Cockrell School of Engineering, has been named an “Accomplished Program” by STEMworks and selected by the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council as one of 10 “Scale-Up Programs” to be offered in Iowa-area high schools beginning this fall — two national distinctions that illustrate the program’s extraordinary growth since its launch in 2008.

Developed and introduced with the help of a $12.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Engineer Your World is an innovative curriculum designed by faculty in the Cockrell School and UT’s College of Education in collaboration with industry professionals, NASA engineers and secondary education specialists. It provides teacher training, support programs and comprehensive instructional materials focused on engaging high school students in hands-on engineering experiences. …Continue Reading