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The K12 Engineering Education Podcast

99 EpisodesProduced by Pios LabsWebsite

Promoting education in engineering and design for all ages. Learn more and read transcripts at Produced by Pius Wong, engineer, of Pios Labs ( This podcast is for educators, engineers, entrepreneurs, and parents interested in bringing engineering to younger… read more


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. []
● Boeing Community Engagement: []
● "Engineering Education" subreddit: []

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: [] Subscribe and find more podcast information at: []

A transcript for this episode is at:

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