Techniques

This magazine has news on legislative affecting career and technical education, features on issues and program, profiles of educators and notices of new products.

Articles from Vol. 77, No. 5, May

2002 ACTE National Policy Seminar
Front and Center This year's ACTE National Policy Seminar (NPS), which was held in Washington, D.C., March 17-19, provided unique opportunities for career and technical educators to learn more about upcoming reauthorization of important federal legislation-including...
2002 ACTE National Policy Seminar. (Front and Center)
This year's ACTE National Policy Seminar (NPS), which was held in Washington, D.C., March 17-19, provided unique opportunities for career and technical educators to learn more about upcoming reauthorization of important federal legislation--including...
ACTE Election Results
Thomas N. Applegate Wins President-Elect Post Thomas N. Applegate, executive dean at Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, was elected in the annual mail balloting to the office of president-elect of the Association for Career and Technical Education....
ACTE Election Results. (Inside ACTE: News from the Association for Career and Technical Education)
Thomas N. Applegate Wins President-Elect Post Thomas N. Applegate, executive dean at Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, was elected in the annual mail balloting to the office of president-elect of the Association for Career and Technical...
Antisocial Behavior Linked to Lead Exposure in Early Childhood
LEAD A new study from the Children's Environmental Health Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center finds that both prenatal and postnatal exposure to lead are associated with antisocial behavior in children and adolescents. Researchers...
Antisocial Behavior Linked to Lead Exposure in Early Childhood. (Front and Center)
A new study from the Children's Environmental Health Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center finds that both prenatal and postnatal exposure to lead are associated with antisocial behavior in children and adolescents. Researchers...
Calendar
JUNE 22-25 American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 93rd Annual Convention & Exposition, the Hyatt Regency Dallas, Dallas, Texas, this year focuses on building stronger communities. For more information, visit www.aafcs.org. 25-29...
Capitol View
The reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act is expected to be considered in Congress next year. To be prepared to participate fully in the discussion in Congress, ACTE has embarked on a major initiative to elicit...
Capitol View
The reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act is expected to be considered in Congress next year. To be prepared to participate fully in the discussion in Congress, ACTS has embarked on a major initiative to elicit...
Creating New Avenues for Career and Technical Education Teacher Development
"It was exciting when I first thought about a different avenue ... To prepare to teach an entire class all at the same time for different learners is very different than teaching one or two adults on the shop floor ... It's rewarding to see students...
Creating New Avenues for CTE Teacher Development
"It was exciting when I first thought about a different avenue... To prepare to teach an entire class all at the same time for different learners is very different than teaching one or two adults on the shop floor ... It's rewarding to see students succeed......
Division Report: Administration
Know Your VP James Orr was the director of area vocational schools for Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield, Mo., from 1995 until his recent retirement. Previously, he was an associate director of that area vocational school, a director...
Division Report: Adult Workforce Development
Know Your VP Ronald A. Cassidy is a recognized national leader in adult workforce education. He served as the director of the Center for Workforce Development at the Licking County Joint Vocational School, Newark, Ohio, for 23 years, where he currently...
Division Report: Adult Workforce Development
ACTE Adult Workforce Development The Adult Workforce Development Division of the Association for Career and Technical Education is committed to providing career and technical educators high-quality information and services responsive to their needs as...
Editor's Note
Another school year is coming to its close, but that doesn't mean closing the books on learning. This issue of Techniques explores the ways in which we are educating our educators--and they're not always in the traditional forums we have seen in past...
Editor's Note
Another school year is coming to its close, but that doesn't mean closing the books on learning. This issue of Techniques explores the ways in which we are educating our educators-and they're not always in the traditional forums we have seen in past...
Education Fuels Budget Debate
The passage of H.R. 1, The No Child Left Behind Act, was achieved through months of bipartisan negotiating efforts, but the FY 2003 budget proposed by President Bush in February is seriously testing that spirit of bipartisanship. A March 18 letter sent...
Education Fuels Budget Debate. (in Washington)
The passage of H.R. 1, The No Child Left Behind Act, was achieved through months of bipartisan negotiating efforts, but the FY 2003 budget proposed by President Bush in February is seriously testing that spirit of bipartisanship. A March 18 letter...
Executive Directions
In China there is a symbol for the word "change." It means both crisis and opportunity. This says a lot about what to expect in our future. We are now living in a world of paradox. This 21st century has presented us with complex challenges, yet also...
Executive Directions. (Inside ACTE: News from the Association for Career and Technical Education)
In China there is a symbol for the word "change." It means both crisis and opportunity. This says a lot about what to expect in our future. We are now living in a world of paradox. This 21st century has presented us with complex challenges, yet also...
Experience the Magic of Change at the 2002 ACTE Annual Convention and Career Tech Expo
Thursday, December 12-Sunday, December 15 Las Vegas Convention Center Dramatic change is taking place in career and technical education ... in our classrooms, in the technology we use to teach our students, and in the legislation that governs and...
Getting a Double Dose of Quality Education
The students at Pioneer Career and Technology Center (CTC) in Shelby, Ohio, may think they are seeing double when they enter the doors of the computer networking/electronics program. Nick Costein and Ike Costein are twin brothers and are charged with...
Getting a Double Dose of Quality Education. (It Works)
The students at Pioneer Career and Technology Center (CTC) in Shelby, Ohio, may think they are seeing double when they enter the doors of the computer networking/electronics program. Nick Costein and Ike Costein are twin brothers and are charged with...
Helping Protect Computer Networks from the Inside: Education as a Security Tool
Despite the time, energy and money that schools and other organizations funnel into products to maintain network security, their computer network's biggest threat is frequently from the inside. As computer networks and Internet use become more and...
Interview with Carol D'Amico
As assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, Carol D'Amico oversees career and technical education programs in high schools and community colleges as well as adult literacy programs. She was nominated for the U.S. Department of Education...
Interview with Carol D'Amico
As assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, Carol D'Amico oversees career and technical education programs in high schools and community colleges as well as adult literacy programs. She was nominated for the U.S. Department of Education...
Lincoln Electric Helps Repair battleBots
If you have ever watched the BattleBots competitions on television's Comedy Central, you may have wondered how some of them ever survive to fight another day. Since May 2001, The Lincoln Electric Company has teamed with BattleBots to provide a "robot...
Lincoln Electric Helps Repair Battlebots. (Front and Center). WWW.Lincolnelectric.Com WWW.Weldingstoreonline.Com
If you have ever watched the BattleBots competitions on television's Comedy Central, you may have wondered how some of them ever survive to fight another day. Since May 2001, The Lincoln Electric Company has teamed with BattleBots to provide a "robot...
Never Stop Learning
Graduate programs in career and technical teaching go to great lengths to show their worth to teachers, society and the universities that house them. Lifelong learning is one of the mantras of career and technical education. Whether one's goal is to...
Never Stop Learning: Graduate Programs in Career and Technical Teaching Go to Great Lengths to Show Their Worth to Teachers, Society and the Universities That House Them
Lifelong learning is one of the mantras of career and technical education. Whether one's goal is to learn new skills or update old ones, secure a pay increase or add to one's marketable credentials, education can play an important role. That's as true...
New Technology Program Grants from the Department of Education
The Enhancing Education Through Technology (ED Tech) program from the U.S. Department of Education is an effort to improve student achievement through the use of technology in elementary and secondary schools, assist students in becoming technologically...
New Technology Program Grants from the Department of Education. (in Washington)
The Enhancing Education Through Technology (ED Tech) program from the U.S. Department of Education is an effort to improve student achievement through the use of technology in elementary and secondary schools, assist students in becoming technologically...
Preparing with Purpose
Discovering New Directions in Teacher Education WANTED: PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS POSSESSING EQUAL PARTS TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AND PEDAGOGICAL TRAINING. ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND, TROUBLESHOOT AND CONSISTENTLY INCORPORATE NEW TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM IS A...
Preparing with Purpose: Discovering New Directions in Teacher Education. (Cover Story)
WANTED: PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS POSSESSING EQUAL PARTS TECHNICAL EXPERTISE AND PEDAGOGICAL TRAINING. ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND, TROUBLESHOOT AND CONSISTENTLY INCORPORATE NEW TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM IS A MUST. ALSO NEED TO CONTINUALLY INSPIRE AND ENCOURAGE...
Region Report: Region II
Know Your VP Connie Smithson is serving the first year of a three-year term as ACTE Region II vice president. Raised in Tennessee and proud of her southern roots, she enjoys working with other career and technical education professionals of Reigon...
Teacher Toolbox
Teacher's Toolbox is designed to provide teachers with useful infomation, including helpful hints and links to beneficial Web sites. Intel Teach to the Future "Computers aren't magic; teachers are." That's the Intel perspective according to Intel President...
Teacher Training and Community Colleges. (Front and Center)
Loyola University Chicago's School of Education announced on January 28 that it has received a $330,456 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop a graduate certificate program in community college learning and teaching. The project, "Preparing...
Tech Teaching 101
This introduction to teaching is designed to tell new teachers what the job is about and how to get started right and develop professionally-and it can also be used as a handout for recruiting new teachers. ' f you are a new teacher in mathematics, science...
Tech Teaching 101: This Introduction to Teaching Is Designed to Tell New Teachers What the Job Is about and How to Get Started Right and Develop Professionally
If you are a new teacher in mathematics, science or technology, your expertise and mastery of your subject matter are needed as never before. Faced with ever-higher achievement expectations, growing enrollments and retirements of experienced teachers,...
The Role of the Administrator in Career and Technical Education
Ensuring that career and technical education programs of the highest quality are available to all students is a huge undertaking requiring the participation of many individuals, but a dedicated, actively involved administrator can do much to help in...
Training Training and Community Colleges
Loyola University Chicago's School of Education announced on January 28 that it has received a $330,456 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop a graduate certificate program in community college learning and teaching. The project, "Preparing...
Using the Internet to Enhance Teacher Education
At The Ohio State University, new technological approaches are being implemented in an alternative licensure program for career and technical education teachers in an attempt to meet their diverse learning needs and to develop their skills in the areas...
Using the Internet: To Enhance Teacher Education
At The Ohio State University, new technological approaches are being implemented in an alternative licensure program for career and technical education teachers in an attempt to meet their diverse learning needs and to develop their skills in the areas...
When Online Learning Works
GOING THE DISTANCE In Ohio, California and other sites all over the nation, teacher education programs are incorporating new technologies and more flexible methods to meet participants' needs. Distance education programs are available in a number of...
When Online Learning Works. (Going the Distance)
In Ohio, California and other sites all over the nation, teacher education programs are incorporating new technologies and more flexible methods to meet participants' needs. Distance education programs are available in a number of academic fields using...