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Social Emotional Skill Building Through an Engineering Mindset

Designed as an introduction into the world of engineering in early learning, this course explores the engineering mindset and how it naturally cultivates social-emotional competence in young children. Discover the National Academy of Engineering’s Six Habits of Mind, Problem Solving Design Process, and the Three Empowerment Teaching Strategies and how these components help reach early learning standards. When combined, the components of an engineering mindset powerfully and organically motivate children to cooperate, regulate, and communicate building essential social emotional skills. Children of all developmental levels can thrive if they are good problem solvers; vital skills needed for a happy, successful life!

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