The Technology Teacher

A peer-reviewed journal serving technology education professionals from elementary school to high school. Focuses on technology trends, education, and learning activities.

Articles from Vol. 61, No. 1, September

Clarifying Misconceptions between Technology Education and Educational Technology
Only you will assume the responsibility to educate others about the importance of technology education in schools today. There is much confusion today when attempting to understand the differences between technology education and educational technology....
Connections, Crossover, Convergence, and Compromise
Now that have this connection what will happen next? What is an industrial design professor doing writing an article for K-12 teachers? A year ago the answer would most likely have been that I needed another publication for my dossier. This year...
NEW Standards-Based Resource for Middle School Technology Education
The Center to Advance the Teaching of Technology & Science (CATTS) is coordinating a large scale, long term effort to develop a standards-based, fully articulated curriculum for K-12 technology education. This emerging curriculum is based on ITEA...
Technology Education in the U.S.: A Status Report
With reform movements of the last 20 years, many subjects have been impacted by the need to meet standards. Many states have moved to mandate a core set of subjects, such as mathematics, science, history, and reading, that all students are required...
Updating Course Content and Instruction through a Practicum Experience
Professional development activities like these can make a difference in improving teaching and the profession. Introduction It is no secret that our society is experiencing technological change that is occurring faster than ever before in history....
Water Works on the Blue Planet
Water, water, every where, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink. And every tongue, through utter drought, Was withered at the root; We could not speak, no more than if We had been choked...
XBOT Gets a New Microchip
Time and technology move rapidly in today's world of electronics Chips and Technologies It has been just over 50 years since William Shockley, Walter Brattain, and William Bardeen of Bell Laboratories announced the invention of the transistor...