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. 63, No. 1, September

From Sea to Shining Sea
Defending Our Homeland We are a nation still struggling with the aftermath of being attacked on our own soil. We are a nation of diverse people trying to recapture a way of life that may no longer exist. We are a nation committed to preventing future...
Identifying Career Options with a Better Mousetrap (Car)
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) now begins a fourth year of collaboration with ITEA. As a new officer of IDSA and recent attendee of ITEA's annual conference in Nashville, I continue to acquire respect and understanding of mutual...
Leadership Is Performance: Text from a Speech Delivered at the ITEA Nashville Conference Maley "Spirit of Excellence" Breakfast
Introduction Good morning ... it is a great honor for me to have been asked by the ITEA Foundation for Technology Education Board to address you this morning. It is my privilege to share with this group some of my thoughts on excellence in leadership....
Sharing Technology-Based Activity Ideas with Others
The major advantage of today's technology education programs is the experience-based instruction that occurs in formal classrooms and laboratories. Technology students have the unique opportunity to "learn through doing," an instructional style different...
Solve the Mystery of the Gases!
What do CD and DVD players, grocery store bar code readers, metal cutting and welding tools, and ultra-delicate eye surgery tools all have in common? Right! They all make use of lasers. The laser was invented in 1958, and at first, people didn't think...
The Complete Picture: Standards for Technological Literacy and Advancing Excellence in Technological Literacy
ITEA's Technology for All Americans Project Staff This article will provide a brief overview of Standards for Technological Literacy: Content for the Study of Technology (STL) (ITEA, 2000, 2002) and Advancing Excellence in Technological Literacy:...