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The Experience of Simplifying and Packaging Creative Engineering K-12 Education into Innovative Products Presenter: Brian P. O’Connell 2013 – 03 – 22 Authors: Brian P. O’Connell and Katarina A. Morowsky
EdTech Marketplace$7.5 billion industry in the United StatesRecently topped $4 trillion worldwideSilicon Valley invested $177 million in 2010American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009provided $650 million for Educational TechnologiesNVCA reported $400 million invested in 2011
Educator Needs41 States Have Engineering Education StandardsStates like Massachusetts have EdTech GuidelinesTeachers spent $936 outfitting their classroom$356 of that came out of pocket
PaperBotsA Means for Inexpensive Engineering Education By providing lesson plans, templates and tools for teachers to implement engineering activities that make use of readily available classroom materials, more specifically paper, we hope to make engineering education available to schools where it was previously cost prohibitive