Technology and Engineering Teacher

Articles from Vol. 71, No. 1, September

Advancing the STEM Workforce through Stem-Centric Career Development: As ITEEA Members Prepare Students for the Success Skills Needed within a "Skills Bias" Workplace, Taking a STEM-Centric View Can Prove Helpful
Preparing for the future isn't what it used to be. Yet, advising students, preparing lessons, and promoting the value of STEM options remains constant. As a result, technical and engineering educators seek clarity about the future of careers, career...
Engaging Students in STEM Careers with Project-Based Learning-MarineTech Project: MarineTech Addresses the Urgent Need to Enhance Underrepresented Students' Interest and Performance in STEM Courses While Fostering Skills That Are Important Prerequisites for STEM Careers, Particularly in Marine Engineering, Physical Science, and Information Technology
Introduction Old Dominion University and Norfolk State University, in collaboration with the marine industry and local school systems, is improving STEM preparation using innovative experiences for students and teachers in the nation's major ship-building...
From Trash to Treasure: Recycling Scrap Metal into Steel: We Need to Convey a Strong Message to Our Youth That, without Technologists and Engineers, Our Way of Life Can Be at Risk
The expression "one person's trash is another person's treasure is an accurate statement for companies that rely on recycling trash to produce new products used in everyday lives. Trash may not be seen as a treasure by many; however, through innovations...
Long Beach-The Center of Southern California-The Home of ITEEA 2012
It's not too early to start planning to join us for ITEEA's annual conference in Long Beach next year ... so mark your calendar for March 15-17, 2012 and start planning now to ask for--and get--approval to attend and funding assistance. Tips to...
Maximizing Effective Communication in an Age of Oversaturation: Communication in General Has Gotten Both Easier and More Complicated in the Past Few Years
Id like to begin by thanking those of you who took the time to respond to our 2011 Communications Survey. Your feedback helps us to make important decisions about the types of information and services that we provide as well as how we provide it. ...
The Electric Cars Challenge: One of the Toughest Ways to Offer New Products Is to Change the Existing Paradigm and Then Embark on What Marketers Call a Missionary Approach
Introduction Sometimes you must go back to go forward. Over 100 years ago, the great inventor Thomas Edison warned us that gasoline cars would pollute the environment and lead to gasoline shortages. He preferred the use of clean electric vehicles....
The Right Time for Recruiting New Colleagues: In 100% of the Cases, the Students Responded That Their High School Teacher Had Recommended the Program and Encouraged Students to Become Technology Education Teachers
Are you encouraging your students to become the next generation of technology educators? "Preparing the STEM Workforce: The Next Generation" was the theme of ITEEA's 2011 conference, and additionally ITEEA offers a PowerPoint presentation challenging...