Big Beacon Radio Ep. 60: Bringing Engineering Design into K-12 : An Interview with ProjectEngin’s Ann Kaiser

Ep. 60 - Bringing Engineering Design into K-12 : An Interview with ProjectEngin's Ann Kaiser In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes Ann Kaiser, STEM education consultant and CEO of ProjectEngin—a company dedicated to integrating engineering design into K-12 STEM curriculum. Join Ann and Dave to explore how ProjectEngin's workshops, coaching, and curriculum design services are designed to encourage creativity and…

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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 59: Conversations in Engineering: Big Beacon Radio Meets the K12 Engineering Podcast

Ep. 59 - Conversations in Engineering: Big Beacon Radio Meets the K12 Engineering Podcast In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes Pius Wong, host of the K12 Engineering Podcast, and school improvement consultant, Rachel Fahrig. Join Pius, Rachel, and Dave to delve into the world of K12 engineering and early STEM education, explore the importance of building communities and relationships within…

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Engineering-Enhanced Liberal Education Project

Engineering-Enhanced Liberal Education Project

Interested in exploring and expanding the relationship between engineering education and the liberal arts? Check out this exciting new project, the Engineering-Enhanced Liberal Education Project, spearheaded by renowned author and consultant, Sheila Tobias, in conjunction with The Teagle Foundation and ASEE: When The Teagle Foundation embarked on an initiative to bring the liberal arts (including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences,…

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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 57: How to Think Like Shakespeare

Ep. 57 - How to Think Like Shakespeare In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes Scott L. Newstok, professor of literature at Rhodes College and director of the Pearce Shakespeare Endowment. In a recent convocation address to the incoming Class of 2020, Scott used the life and work of Shakespeare to contextualize the journey today's students are about to embark on…

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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 56: Engineering Enhanced Liberal Education: An Interview with Sheila Tobias

Ep. 56 - Engineering Enhanced Liberal Education: An Interview with Sheila Tobias In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes Sheila Tobias, author of countless books and publications relating to the field of STEM education dating back to the 1970s, including 'Overcoming Math Anxiety', 'They're not Dumb, They're Different', 'Breaking the Science Barrier', and 'Rethinking Science as a Career'. Join Sheila and…

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UK Workshop: New Models in Engineering Education

Located in the UK or Europe? You might be interested in a workshop happening October 18th the UK called New Models in Engineering Education hosted by the Women's Engineering Society. This free one day workshop will take place in October at the Warwick Manufacturing Centre and will look at the various new models in engineering education that are appealing to a more diverse range…

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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 54: Breakthrough Innovations: A Conversation with Bruce Vojak

Ep. 54 - Breakthrough Innovations: A Conversation with Bruce Vojak In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes Bruce Vojak—co-author of 'Serial Innovators: How Individuals Create and Deliver Breakthrough Innovations in Mature Firms'. Join Bruce and Dave to learn more about what it means to be a 'serial innovator', examine the role higher education plays in creating and supporting these modern day…

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Big Beacon Radio Ep. 53: Transformation Toolbox 101: 2 Shift Skills for Creating Change, Noticing and Listening

Ep. 53 - Transformation Toolbox 101: 2 Shift Skills for Creating Change, Noticing and Listening In this episode, host Dave Goldberg welcomes back Mark Somerville—co-author of 'A Whole New Engineer'—to explore some of the most powerful tools of transformational change: shift -don't call them soft!- skills. Join Mark and Dave to examine the role core shift skills, noticing and listening,…

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