Here are eight key reports from The National Academies Press by The National Academy of Engineering related to engineering education. These reports guide future research and inform policy. Each of these can be read in full online, or you can simply view the executive summaries for a brief overview.

  1. Changing the Conversation: Messages for Improving Public Understanding of Engineering (2008)
  2. Engineering in K-12 Education: Understanding the Status and Improving the Prospects (2009)
  3. The Engineer of 2020: Visions of Engineering in the New Century (2004)
  4. Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future (2007)
  5. Technically Speaking: Why All Americans Need to Know More About Technology (2002)
  6. A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas (2012)
  7. Successful K-12 STEM Education: Identifying Effective Approaches in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (2011)
  8. Advancing Diversity in the US Industrial Science and Engineering Workforce (2014)
  9. Making a World of Difference: Engineering Ideas into Reality (2014)

Other great resources:

  1. Standards for Preparation and Professional Development for Teachers of Engineering (ASEE, 2015)

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