Technology and Children
International Technology and Engineering Educators Association
The article presents cost-effective materials for elementary classrooms that allow students to create models. These materials include card stock, clay, cable or zips ties, fasteners and bolts, and commercially manufactured building kits such as LEGOs, Erector Sets, Tinkertoys and K'Nex. In addition, the author asserts the importance of using such materials in promoting student learning of technology and engineering.
Kelley, T.R., & Berrett, J. (2007). Resources: Student friendly modeling materials, Technology and Children, 12(2), 12-13.