Academic journal article The Technology Teacher

Hey TECA Students-Gettin' Your Money's Worth Yet?

Academic journal article The Technology Teacher

Hey TECA Students-Gettin' Your Money's Worth Yet?

Article excerpt

The other day I sat at a local McDonald's and watched as customers entered, ordered, and exited the restaurant. One young man entered, ordered, and received a bag containing his Classic #1 menu selection. The young man opened the bag as he dashed off, only to discover that the fries he had hoped for were not in his bag. Immediately, the young man did a 180-degree turn, dashed to the front of the line, and protested. The feeling of being shortchanged and his zeal for justice was high on his priority list. He was certainly ready to do whatever t took to get his fries; after all, he did spend $4.69. Now just think. This is a young person who demands a value for his dollars; however, is he demanding the same value when it comes to his professional career?

Ever think about what being an ITEA member means and how it opens the doors to a great career and access to some of the world's leading information and resources for teaching technology? For just $25 (first time student members), $30 (renewal student membership) you could tap into something that will last longer than that #1 meal we are often eager to fight for! Look what you get:

* Access to members-only materials on the ITEA Web site.

* Classroom activities at member-reduced prices.

* Your choice of two great technology journals: The Technology Teacher or Technology and Children. …

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