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. 2, February

2003 Elections for ACTE Board of Directors
Members of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) will choose a president-elect for the association and vice presidents for the following divisions and regions: Region II, Region V, Administration, Agricultural Education, Business...
Advising America's Future Business Leaders. (the Greatest Love of All)
Hers is a voice with a passion, and when Whitney Houston takes the stage and emotionally sings the words, I believe the children are our future, Teach them well and let them lead the way, Show them all the beauty they possess inside,...
Agricultural Education
Taking the Lead The National Council on Agricultural Education, which also serves as the policy committee of the Agricultural Division of ACTE, has established a broad agenda for the coming year. The council serves a broad mission of bringing together...
Agricultural Education. (Meet ACTE Divisions & Regions)
Taking the Lead The National Council on Agricultural Education, which also serves as the policy committee of the Agricultural Division of ACTE, has established a broad agenda for the coming year. The council serves a broad mission of bringing together...
A Magical Convention
The "Magic of Change" definitely filled the air as the 2002 ACTE Annual Convention kicked off in Las Vegas on December 12, and magician Jason Byrne dazzled the attendees with his sleight of hand. As the closing act of his performance, Byrne's "lovely...
At Home in States and Schools. (Career Clusters)(Cover Story)
Career clusters is not a program; it is an initiative. That is the one point consistently driven home by its directors and proponents, who say that it has helped to pinpoint and integrate critical academic and employability skills, without ignoring...
At the Convention
Seeing New Possibilities The renowned conductor and founder of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Benjamin Zander, was the keynote speaker for the 2002 ACTE Annual Convention. A masterful musician and dynamic speaker, Zander inspired the crowd with his...
At the Convention. (Las Vegas 2002 ACTE Annual Convention & Career Tech Expo)
Seeing New Possibilities The renowned conductor and founder of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Benjamin Zander, was the keynote speaker for the 2002 ACTE Annual Convention. A masterful musician and dynamic speaker, Zander inspired the crowd with...
Building Our Future: In Career and Technical Student Organization Chapters across the Country, Young People Are Learning More Than Just Skills for a Future Career. Guided by the Career Tech Educators Who Are Their Advisers, They Are Also Learning to Become Good Citizens Who Will Contribute Greatly to Their Communities and to Their Nation. (Career and Technical Student Organizations)
"Kids! I don't know what's wrong with these kids today," goes the song from the 1960s musical Bye Bye Birdie, but that's a sentiment that has been expressed in some form or another throughout history by many adults. Today there is a lot of negative...
Career and Technical Student Organizations Building Our Future
In career and technical student organization chapters across the country, young people are learning more than just skills for a future career. Guided by the career tech educators who are their advisers, they are also learning to become good citizens...
Career Clusters at Home in States and Schools
Career clusters is not a program; it is an initiative. That is the one point consistently driven home by its directors and proponents, who say that it has helped to pinpoint and integrate critical academic and employability skills, without ignoring the...
Editor's Note
Teachers' workdays inevitably extend beyond a 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. classroom schedule, but that doesn't stop many teachers from taking on even more work when they see a need. Career and technical education teachers certainly fall into that category....
Editor's Note
Teachers' workdays inevitably extend beyond a 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. classroom schedule, but that doesn't stop many teachers from taking on even more work when they see a need. Career and technical education teachers certainly fall into that category....
Gardening Resources for Educators. (Teacher's Toolbox: Teacher's Toolbox Is Designed to Provide Teachers with Useful Information, Including Helpful Hints and Links to Beneficial Web Sites.)
The University of Vermont's Division of Continuing Education will offer three credits for the National Gardening Association's online course for educators, From Seed to Seed: Plant Science for K-8 Educators. According to the National Gardening Association...
Gearing Up for the Perkins Reauthorization. (Capitol View)
As Congress works in the early stages of the year to finalize last year's appropriations bills and begin on the FY 04 budget, other legislation looms in the background that forms the cornerstone of the federal influence over career and technical education....
Help for Educators on Equity Issues. (Equity)
The U.S. Department of Education funds 10 equity assistance centers to provide assistance for school districts in areas of race, gender and national origin equity in order to promote equal education opportunities. These centers help teachers, administrators...
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
Teacher's Toolbox is designed to provide teachers with useful information, including helpful hints and links to beneficial Web sites. The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) was established two years ago to provide resources...
OVAE Initiatives
Fall of 2002 marked the awarding of grants for several initiatives of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE). OVAE awarded a $2.5 million grant to support the College and Career Transitions Initiative (CCTI),...
OVAE Initiatives. (in Washington)
Fall of 2002 marked the awarding of grants for several initiatives of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE). OVAE awarded a $2.5 million grant to support the College and Career Transitions Initiative (CCTI),...
Physics in the Real World.Teaching outside the Textbook
A Teacher's Perspective on Principles of Technology There is an old adage that goes something like this: Tell me; I hear it. Show me; I learn it. Involve me; I comprehend it. Learning from a textbook, with traditional lecture and note taking, is necessary...
Physics in the Real World ... Teaching outside the Textbook: A Teacher's Perspective on Principles of Technology. (It Works)
There is an old adage that goes something like this: Tell me; I hear it. Show me; I learn it. Involve me; I comprehend it. Learning from a textbook, with traditional lecture and note taking, is necessary to some degree in any subject. Physics is...
President's Perspective
Thank you ACTE members for your support during 2002! This has been a year of momentous change, yet you have shown your commitment to our profession through your membership. At a time when local, state and federal budgets are more constrained than they...
President's Perspective
Thank you ACTS members for your support during 2002! This has been a year of momentous change, yet you have shown your commitment to our profession through your membership. At a time when local, state and federal budgets are more constrained than they...
Space Day 2003. (Front and Center)
The year 2003 marks the centennial of flight, and to commemorate the event, Space Day is launching a series of activities honoring the previous 100 years of aviation and aerospace accomplishments. Space Day, the award-winning educational initiative,...
The Greatest Love of All: Advising America's Future Business Leaders
Hers is a voice with a passion, and when Whitney Houston takes the stage and emotionally sings the words, I believe the children are our future, Teach them well and let them lead the way, Show them all the beauty they possess inside, Give them a sense...
Trade and Industrial Education
Trade and Industrial Education prepares people for careers in a variety of trades, including carpentry, masonry, electrical and construction management; automotive technology; heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; computer-aided drafting...
Trade and Industrial Education. (Meet ACTE Divisions & Regions)
Trade and Industrial Education prepares people for careers in a variety of trades, including carpentry, masonry, electrical and construction management; automotive technology; heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; computer-aided drafting...
Webcasts Engage CTE Professionals. (Front and Center)
More and more career and technical education professionals are discovering the Professional Speaker Series offered by the National Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education (www.nccte.org). This unique resource can be utilized through...

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