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Engineering is Elementary (EIE)

West Creek’s vision is to blend core curricular academic curriculum with Technology, Engineering, Music and Art (TEAM) to create a unique opportunity for all students to gain and apply 21st century skills that include:
  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
These skills are best developed during problem-based learning where students have the capability to build upon their knowledge while addressing real-life problems needing creative and innovative solutions. EIE allows students to engage in real-world challenges while:
  • Applying the engineering design process
  • Applying science and math in engineering
  • Employing creativity and careful thinking to solve problems
  • Envisioning one's own abilities as an engineer
  • Troubleshooting and learning from failure
  • Understanding the central role of the variety of materials and their properties in engineering solutions