Why Engineers Turn Into Teachers

Six teachers who once studied and practiced engineering talk about their opinions on K12 engineering education In this focus group they give insights for school administrators practicing engineers and other engineering teachers who weren t practicing engineers Engineer Pius Wong hosts Thank you to guests Donald Jones Amy Colburn CJ Salzman Rita Loughrin Jack Hwang and Bart Krieger Also thank you to Melanie Kong who helped organize this episode Mentioned in this episode Education and Certification Qualifications of Departmentalized Public High School-Level Teachers of Selected Subjects Evidence From the 2011 12 Schools and Staffing Survey National Center for Education Statistics p 26 http nces ed gov pubs2015 2015814 pdf Boeing Community Engagement http www boeing com principles community-engagement page Engineering Education subreddit https www reddit com r engineeringeducation Our theme music comes from School Zone radio edit by The Honorable Sleaze our interlude music is from Theme P and Love is Chemical by Steve Combs and our closing music is from Late for School by Bleeptor All are used under Creative Commons Attribution Licenses https creativecommons org licenses by 4 0 Subscribe and find more podcast information at http www k12engineering net A transcript for this episode is at http www k12engineering net transcripts ep11 htmlClick here to visit this podcast episode