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. 88, No. 7, October

ACTE: Your Voice in the Data Policy Debate: CTE Needs to Be Involved in the Data Discussion to Ensure the "CTE Voice" Is Included. ACTE Staff Provide a Central Leadership Role as These Issues Are Being Discussed at the National Level
DATA CAN BE A POWERFUL TOOL TO HELP SUPPORT TEACHERS and administrators as they seek to improve student performance, transition persistence and completion, or it can be a hindrance and downright harmful if used incorrectly. Worse yet, without robust...
An Editorial on the Educonomy: Preparing Students for the Future
The intersection between education and the economy where supply, demand and career pathways are the new drivers for education and training, people and talent, occupations and jobs, and business and industry.HERE ARE SOME STAGGERING STATISTICS: In the...
An Editorial on the Educonomy: Preparing Students for the Future: The Intersection between Education and the Economy Where Supply, Demand and Career Pathways Are the New Drivers for Education and Training, People and Talent, Occupations and Jobs, and Business and Industry
HERE ARE SOME STAGGERING STATISTICS: In tile United States. 3.2 million jobs remain unfilled because of a lack of skilled workers. Further, 40 percent of businesses have positions open for six months or longer because they cannot find suitable applicants....
Biomedical Technician
BIOMEDICAL TECHNICIANS USE COMPUTERS AND SOFTWARE tools to test and maintain the multimillion-dollar, state-of-the-art technology used in the health-care field today. They calibrate, troubleshoot and repair biomedical equipment and instrumentation...
Can CTE Change the Brain?
Background and IntroductionOur interest in how the brain works began many years ago when our sons were young. As teachers and parents of two boys, we observed many hours of video game paying. We could not help but notice that as the boys developed their...
Can CTE Change the Brian?
Background and Introduction Our interest in how the brain works began many years ago when our sons were young. As teachers and parents of two boys, we observed many hours of video game playing. We could not help but notice that as the boys developed...
Capitol View
CTE needs to be involved in the data discussion to ensure the "CTE voice" is included. ACTE staff provide a central leadership role as these issues are being discussed at the national level.DATA CAN BE A POWERFUL TOOL TO HELP SUPPORT TEACHERSand administrators...
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
WITH ITS VARIED OFFERINGS AND MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, Cincinnati State Technical Community College (CSTCC) is able n) serve many students in the state or Ohm. While its main campus is in Clifton, it also has branch campuses in Evendale and Harrison, as...
CTE and STEM: Opening Up the Path to Career Ready
Mike Rowe, prominently known for his TV show Dirty Jobs, has spoken out about some of the negativity toward career readiness that he observed in the early 1970s. (1) When he was in high school, there was a poster in his guidance counselor's office...
CTE, Careers and the Human Brain: Implications of Brain Development and Vocational Maturity in Adolescents and Young Adults
How many of us have ever changed our minds about career-related decisions? Maybe it was Changing jobs within the same career cluster or even pursuing a job in a new career cluster. It's OK ... we're not alone. Robert James Witchger interviewed midlife...
CTE, Careers and the HUMAN BRAIN: Implications of Brain Development and Vocational Maturity in Adolescents and Young Adultsechniques October 2013
How many oí us have ever changed our minds about career-related decisions? Maybe it was changing jobs within (lie same career cluster or even pursuing a job in a new career cluster. It's OK ... we're not alone. Robert James YYitchger interviewed midlife...
For Girls in STEM, Belonging, Not Brain Structure, Makes the Difference
Little real evidence is available to indicate that the brains of men and women are "hardwired" A differently, yet, perhaps due to lingering stereotypes, women remain underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. ...
For Girls in STEM, Makes the Difference
L indicate that the brains of men and women are "hardwired" differently, yet, perhaps due to lingering stereotypes, women remain underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.In her book, Pink Brain, Blue Brain, Lise...
In-Classroom Coach: An Addition to Mentor Teachers
There have been numerous studies done on the impact that mentor teachers and new teacher induction plans have on the new teacher's success in the first couple of years of teaching. A lot of these studies were -done in an attempt not only to determine...
In-Classroom Coach: An Addition to Mentor Teachers
"As you prepare for your first day and each day, when your students enter and you encounter their attitudes, ranging from eager, enthusiastic anticipation to uncomfortable, uncertain apathy, recall the powers you have within ... from poet to philosopher......
Learning to Learn: Why the Supervised Ag Experience Is Key to Agricultural Education
Hands on hips, Spencer Paul surveys his field of sweet corn. The first section will start to bear in a few weeks, meaning Spencer will soon see months of planning, hard work and financial outlay pay off. That is, if he can get the corn out of the field...
Pansies and Poinsettias for Sale at Student-Run Nursery
When there's no nursery or greenhouse in your small town, where do you pick up your pansies and poinsettias? At the local high school, of course. At Fulton County Schools' Creekside High School in Fairburn, Georgia, students tend the nursery--a greenhouse...
Preparing Students for the Workplace Via Body Language
AS A TEACHER, YOU'RE NOT ONLY RESPONSIBLE FOR TEACHING content, but you also play a vital role in imparting real-world skills. One such skill students should have in their arsenal is the ability to read body language. With practice, your students can...
Puffing the Puzzle Together
THE "PICTURE ON THE BOX" IS A SAYING I CONSISTENTLY USE when talking about the image of career and technical education because I think it creates a visual for a challenge we face. Have you ever tried putting together a puzzle without having the finished...
Putting the Puzzle Together
THE "PICTURE ON THE BOX" IS A SAYING I CONSISTENTLY USE when talking about the image of career and technical education (CTE) because I think il creates a visual for a challenge we face. Have you ever tried putting together a puzzle without having the...
Rebecca Cox, the 2013 ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Rebecca Cox was named the 2013 ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award Winner at ACTE's CareerTech VISION 2012. Rebecca has had a long and fulfilling career, and she is a passionate advocate for career and technical education (CTE) and FACS, as well as being...
SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
WITH ITS VARIED OFFERINGS AND MULTIPLE LOCATIONS , Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (CSTCC) is able to serve many students in the state of Ohio. While its main campus is in Clifton, it also has branch campuses in Evendale and Harrison,...
Upcoming Webinars
Delegation: Leadership Webinar Presented by U.S. Army As one of the premiere leadership institutions in the world, the U.S. Army is an innovator in education and leader development. The U.S. Army continues its successful webinar series for ACTE...
Video Killed the Social Media Star
The new generation of social media apps is here, and the unifying theme among them is video integration. Many of the most popular apps and platforms allow users to share brief edited video clips with their friends and followers. This new frontier of...
What Great Teachers Do (or Should Do): Innovative Brain-Based Instructional Strategies
Throughout the past decade there has been a tremendous amount of research done on the brain and how it relate to learning. However, few teachers are being exposed to or are utilizing the information to improve teaching and student learning. The biology...
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