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. 78, No. 3, March

2002 Exemplary and Promising Programs
Through its Sharing and Celebrating Exemplary and Promising Career and Technical Education Programs project, the National Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education (NDCCTE) identifies successful CTE programs at the secondary and postsecondary...
2002 Exemplary and Promising Programs. (Front and Center)
Through its Sharing and Celebrating Exemplary and Promising Career and Technical Education Programs project, the National Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education (NDCCTE) identities successful CTE programs at the secondary and postsecondary...
ACTE Annual Convention Career Tech Expo: Las Vegas 2002
ACTE-McDonald's Teacher of the Year Mark I. Clemons imparts more than technical knowledge and skills to his students at Canadian Valley Technology Center in El Reno, Okla. He also prepares them for careers or college by teaching them to use computers...
Advancing the Concept of Technology Education
The Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach City is more than a new facility-it's a whole new concept in career and technical training. The project is a joint venture between the city school system, Tidewater Community College and the city itself,...
Advancing the Concept of Technology Education: The Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach City Is More Than a New Facility-It's a Whole New Concept in Career and Technical Training. the Project Is a Joint Venture between the City School System, Tidewater Community College and the City Itself, Designed to Streamline the Path from Technical Education to High-Paying Industry Jobs
The Advanced Technology Center (ATC), which opened last November in Virginia Beach City, is a rather remarkable place. It is home to hundreds of flat-screen Hewlett-Packard computers, 2,400 Internet ports, a distance-learning classroom outfitted by...
Building 21st Century Schools
School construction is on a fast track across the country. Hundreds of successful school-bond issues have recently meant major changes in the future of American schools. Increased enrollments, the desire for smaller class size and the deteriorating condition...
Building 21st Century Schools: Designing Smarter, Sleeker High-Tech Facilities: School Construction Is on a Fast Track across the Country
Building 21st century schools: designing smarter, sleeker high-tech facilities: school construction is on a fast track across the country. Hundreds of successful school-bond issues have recently meant major changes in the future of American schools....
Calendar
MARCH 2-4 National Association of Workforce Boards Forum 2003, Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.nawb.org. 13-14 65th Annual ITEA Conference, Nashville, Tenn., sponsored by the International Technology Education...
Capitol View: Administration Releases Outline of Perkins Reauthorization Proposal
On February 3, 2003, the White House unveiled its fiscal year 2004 (school year 2004-2005) budget proposal that includes a funding blueprint for all federal programs and an overview of its plans for reauthorization of the statute that governs career...
Conversations about the Future
In his book, Conversations: How Talk Can Change Our Lives, Oxford University professor Theodore Zeldin writes about the power of words: "When problems have appeared insoluble, when life has seemed to be meaningless, when governments have been powerless,...
Conversations about the Future. (Executive Directions)
In his book, Conversations: How Talk Can Change Our Lives, Oxford University professor Theodore Zeldin writes about the power of words: "When problems have appeared insoluble, when life has seemed to be meaningless, when governments have been powerless,...
Editors' Note
Like the programs they house, schools for career and technical education are becoming smarter and more high tech. The curricula and training materials have evolved, and so have the buildings where the courses are taught. Two architectural firms in...
Editor's Note
Like the programs they house, schools for career and technical education are becoming smarter and more high tech. The curricula and training materials have evolved, and so have the buildings where the courses are taught. Two architectural firms in Ohio-Steed...
Educators Honored in Las Vegas
ACTE-McDonald's Teacher of the Year Mark I. Clemons im parts more than technical knowledge and skills to his students at Canadian Valley Technology Center in El Reno, Okla. He also prepares them for careers or college by teaching them to use computers...
Framework for Learning Design
THE NEED FOR A COMMON LANGUAGE: BENEFITS OF A GOOD PERFORMANCEBASED MODEL Goals of educators today are consistent across content areas, levels and geographic boundaries: determine performance expectations of the workforce or other life roles, assure...
Framework for Learning Design: The Need for a Common Language: Benefits of a Good Performance-Based Model
Goals of educators today are consistent across content areas, levels and geographic boundaries: determine performance expectations of the workforce or other life roles, assure that teaching and learning focus on these intended expectations, and document...
GAO Issues Report on Diploma Mills
In response to a request from Sen. Susan M. Collins (R-Maine), the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) conducted an investigation into the proliferation of diploma mills, which sell what the GAO describes as "bogus academic degrees based upon 'life...
GAO Issues Report on Diploma Mills. (in Washington)
In response to a request from Sen. Susan M. Collins (R-Maine), the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) conducted an investigation into the proliferation of diploma mills, which sell what the GAO describes as "bogus academic degrees based upon `life...
Improving Math Skills in CTE: How You Can Help
We all are aware that today's workplace demands higher levels of problem solving skill in its entry-level workers. However, numerous studies show that many, if not most, students leave high school without basic knowledge or understanding in literacy,...
Improving Math Skills in CTE: How You Can Help
We all are aware that today's workplace demands higher levels of problem solving skill in its entry-level workers. However, numerous studies show that many, if not most, students leave high school without basic knowledge or understanding in literacy,...
In the News
Front and Center A quick glance at recent headlines -- and where you can find the complete story How Did Poor Study Habits Net Stellar Grades? "Although American freshmen arrived at college last fall with the worst study habits in 15 years, it didn't...
Is Smaller Better?
When It Comes to Schools, Size Does Matter School size is a hot topic, with most educators today supporting the smaller-is-better philosophy. However, this idea challenges traditional conventional wisdom that large schools are better able to offer high-level...
Is Smaller Better? When It Comes to Schools, Size Does Matter
School size is a hot topic, with most educators today supporting the smaller-is-better philosophy. However, this idea challenges traditional conventional wisdom that large schools are better able to offer high-level courses, particularly in math and...
Marketing Education Division
Marketing education prepares young people to assume the responsibility of being effective and thoughtful citizens and develops skilled individuals who are crucial to a healthy and viable democracy. Marketing education programs must meet the needs of...
Marketing Education Division. (Meet ACTE Divisions & Regions)
Marketing education prepares young people to assume the responsibility of being effective and thoughtful citizens and develops skilled individuals who are crucial to a healthy and viable democracy. Marketing education programs must meet the needs of...
NCTET President Addresses the Role of Technology in the Classroom
Donelle Blubaugh, president of the National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training (NCTET), in a presentation to the Government Video Technology Expo, said that technology has the capacity to help satisfy some of the deepest educational needs...
New Web Site Addresses High-Risk Drinking Prevention
Front mind During the 2002-2003 school year, students at 26 colleges and universities were given another resource to use in addressing alcohol abuse prevention. MyStudentBody.com, a personalized, high-risk drinking prevention program, was developed by...
One-Year Anniversary of NCLB Signing
Both Democrats and Republicans marked the anniversary of the signing of the No Child Left Behind Act with events on January 8. President Bush spoke to a gathering at the White House that included eight principals and education officials from five states....
One-Year Anniversary of NCLB Signing. (in Washington)
Both Democrats and Republicans marked the anniversary of the signing of the No Child Left Behind Act with events on January 8. President Bush spoke to a gathering at the White House that included eight principals and education officials from five...
Sustaining a School-to-Career Initiative
School-to-career programs offer benefits for the entire community, so community involvement can play an important role in keeping them going. The School-to-Work Opportunity Act provided seed money for school districts to start up school-to-career programs,...
Sustaining a School-to-Career Initiative: School-to-Career Programs Offer Benefits for the Entire Community, So Community Involvement Can Play an Important Role in Keeping Them Going
The School-to-Work Opportunity Act provided seed money for school districts to start up school-to-career programs, but it is now up to those districts to keep their programs going. In southeastern Louisiana, they have found a way to do that by creating...
The New ACTE Guidance Division
The new ACTE Guidance Division has a broad-based membership of persons who are dedicated to preparing today's students for tomorrow's technological world. In addition, the Guidance Division maintains strong support for the purposes of the division as...
The New ACTE Guidance Division. (Meet ACTE Divisions & Regions)
The new ACTE Guidance Division has a broad-based membership of persons who are dedicated to preparing today's students for tomorrow's technological world. In addition, the Guidance Division maintains strong support for the purposes of the division...
Workforce Development. in the Classroom
Incorporating workforce development activities into the classroom curriculum can create a valuable learning opportunity for middle school students. The School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994 (Federal Public Law 10-239, May 4, 1994) focused on the need...
Workforce Development. in the Classroom: Incorporating Workforce Development Activities into the Classroom Curriculum Can Create a Valuable Learning Opportunity for Middle School Students
The School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994 (Federal Public Law 10-239, May 4, 1994) focused on the need to incorporate school-to-work activities and instructional strategies for all students. Learning a Living, the Secretary of Labor's Commission...