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. 83, No. 2, February

ACTE 2007 Las Vegas: Annual Convention a Big Success
FOR A COMPLETE LOOK BACK AT THE 2007 ACTE ANNUAL CONVENTION AND CAREER TECH EXPO, AND TO DOWNLOAD SESSION HANDOUTS, GO TO WWW.ACTEONLINE.ORG/CONVENTIONMORE THAN 6,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE ASSOCIATION FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION'S (ACTE) Annual...
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ACTE 2007 Las Vegas Annual Convention: A Big Success
FOR A COMPLETE LOOK BACK AT THE 2007 ACTE ANNUAL CONVENTION AND CAREER TECH EXPO, AND TO DOWNLOAD SESSION HANDOUTS, GO TO WWW.ACTEONLINE.ORG/CONVENTION. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] MORE THAN 6,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE ASSOCIATION FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL...
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Addressing the Problem of Bullying
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] AS MANY AS HALF OF ALL CHILDREN ARE BULLIED at some time during their school years, and at least 10 percent are bullied on a regular basis, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The U.S. Department...
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Addressing the PROBLEM OF BULLYING
AS MANY AS HALF OF ALL CHILDREN ARE BULLIED at some time during their school years, and at least 10 percent are bullied on a regular basis, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The U.S. Department of Health and Human...
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AT-RISK STUDENTS: Find a New Beginning
ALL STUDENTS ARE ABLE TO ENROLL IN CHANA'S WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM AND CAN EARN CREDITS FOR EMPLOYMENT HOURS OR PARTICIPATE IN CAREER-BASED INTERNSHIPS.When 17-year-old Buck Brogdon came to Chana High, he was at a high risk of dropping out of his traditional...
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At-Risk Students Find a New Beginning: All Students Are Able to Enroll in Chana's Work Experience Program and Can Earn Credits for Employment Hours or Participate in Career-Based Internships
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] When 17-year-old Buck Brogdon came to Chana High, he was at a high risk of dropping out of his traditional high school. Regular school "wasn't working out for me," he said, because it was inflexible, he didn't get alone with...
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Connecting Students to Careers
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Young people searching for employment opportunities fresh out of high school know how difficult it can be to find openings that fit their skills and interests. It isn't easy successfully competing with other jobseekers for...
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Elections 2008
Members of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) will choose vice presidents for Region I and the Marketing Education and Trade and Industrial Education Divisions this year. The vice presidents will be elected for three-year terms,...
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Elections 2008
Members of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) will choose vice presidents for Region I and the Marketing Education and Trade and Industrial Education Divisions this year. The vice presidents will be elected for three-year terms,...
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Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS (EMTS) AND PARAMEDICS RESPOND TO SITUATIONS such as automobile accidents, heart attacks and natural disasters. They provide the immediate medical attention required, and care for the sick or injured before or during transportation...
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Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic
EMERGENCYMEDICAL TECHNICIANS (EMTS) AND PARAMEDICS RESPOND TO SITUATIONS such as automobile accidents, heart attacks and natural disasters. They provide the immediate medical attention required, and care for the sick or injured before or during transportation...
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Ensure Portability and Transferability of Credits and Skills Attained
THIS ARTICLE IS PART OF A YEARLONG SERIES THAT WILL MORE CLOSELY EXAMINE THE RECOMMENDATIONS MADE IN ACTE'S POSTSECONDARY REFORM POSITION STATEMENT AND HIGHLIGHT BEST PRACTICES FOR IMPLEMENTING EACH OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS. TO ACCESS THE COMPLETE POSITION...
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Helping Students with Special Needs Succeed
AS A CLASSROOM TEACHER, I WORK WITH SPECIAL NEEDS students on a regular basis. A co-worker and I were doing inclusion before we knew there was a term for it! While career and technical education (CTE) courses are an integral component of all students'...
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Incarcerated Youths Get a Second Chance with CTE
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] For juvenile offenders across the state, the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) is the last resort. Faced with limited academic and technical skills, these incarcerated students face a future that is very uncertain....
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Inventing the Future
An interview with Josh Schuler, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lemelson-MIT Program.THE LEMELSON-MIT PROGRAM WORKS TO FOSTER INVENTION by inspiring and encouraging great inventors through various outreach programs such...
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Inventing the Future: An Interview with Josh Schuler, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lemelson-MIT Program
THE LEMELSON-MIT PROGRAM WORKS TO FOSTER INVENTION by inspiring and encouraging great inventors through various outreach programs such as Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams. This program, a non-competitive team-based national grants initiative for high school...
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Making a Difference One Student at a Time
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATORS SOMETIMES HAVE TO PROVIDE SOME OF THE MOST CHALLENGED, and challenging, students with an educational experience that can change their lives. That's an awesome responsibility and privilege--and...
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Making a Difference: One Student at a Time
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATORS SOMETIMES HAVE TO PROVIDE SOME OF THE MOST CHALLENGED, and challenging, students with an educational experience that can change their lives. That's an awesome responsibility and privilege-and one that can be totally overwhelming...
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Need to Be the Best You Can Be? Get More Sleep!
A GOOD NIGHT'S REST CAN GO A LONG WAY in recharging those batteries and getting you ready for another hard day's work. But for millions of Americans, sleep is a dream that often seems out of reach. A 2002 study by the National Sleep Foundation (NSE)...
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Preparing Students for Careers, Not Just Jobs
CTE INSTITUTIONS SUCH AS BLUE HILLS REGIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL, LOCATED IN CANTON, MASSACHUSETTS, TAKE STUDENTS FROM GRADES NINE THROUGH 12 AND ATTRACT STUDENTS FROM THE TOWNS IN THEIR DISTRICT. THEY OFFER COMPLETE ACADEMIC COURSE OFFERINGS, ALONG WITH...
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Preparing Students for Careers, Not Just Jobs: CTE Institutions Such as Blue Hills Regional Technical School, Located in Canton, Massachusetts, Take Students from Grades Nine through 12 and Attract Students from the Towns in Their District. They Offer Complete Academic Course Offerings, along with Sports and Other Extracurricular Activities
MASSACHUSETTS, HOME TO SOME OF THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, has also been a leader for decades in the delivery of career and technical education (CTE). Across the state of 351 cities and towns, there are 26 regional CTE school...
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Preparing the Next Generation of Culinary Artists
FORMAL TRAINING IN THE CULINARY AND BAKING AND PASTRY ARTS in the United States has never been more popular. The increase of accredited postsecondary programs has both influenced and been influenced by American society in light of the fact that only...
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Promote CTE to Policymakers during CTE Month
FEBRUARY IS CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) MONTH! THIS IS A TIME to celebrate and bring awareness to CTE. It provides a perfect opportunity to highlight your programs to policymakers who may not be familiar with CTE or do not understand its potential....
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School Spotlight
South Louisiana Community CollegeSouth Louisiana Community College (SLCC) offers EMT-basic and EMT-paramedic certification courses through the National EMS Academy, an educational partnership with Acadian Ambulance Service. Students taking these courses...
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South Louisiana Community College
South Louisiana Community College (SLCC) offers EMT-basic and EMT-paramedic certification courses through the National EMS Academy, an educational partnership with Acadian Ambulance Service. Students taking these courses can earn college credit toward...
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The Language of Learning Styles
TAKE A LOOK AROUND AT THE STUDENTS IN ANY CLASSROOM. YOU WILL FIND STUDENTS who love to work on group projects and those students who detest collaborative efforts. Some students are hoping for loosely defined criteria on assignments so that they can...
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TRANSITIONING STUDENTS with Disabilities into Work
The growth and success of the Project SEARCH model is a source of pride and excitement for those of us who have been associated with the program over the yearsFor students with disabilities, the opportunity to work in a supportive environment is one...
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Transitioning Students with Disabilities into Work: The Growth and Success of the Project SEARCH Model Is a Source of Pride and Excitement for Those of Us Who Have Been Associated with the Program over the Years
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] For students with disabilities, the opportunity to work in a supportive environment is one that can bring them, and their employers, great rewards. A program started more than a decade ago at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital...
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