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. 61, No. 2, October

Assessment Standards for Technological Literacy
The focus of the Assessment Standards will be on students. The release of Standards for Technological Literacy: Content for the Study of Technology (STL) in April 2000 represented an important and exciting step forward for the technology education...
Exploring Technology
The CATTS Consortium has released its exciting new middle school guide, Exploring Technology. Written by middle school technology teacher Daniel Engstrom, this guide presents a model for a standards-based contemporary technology education course for...
Keeping Nine Eyes on the Weather
You have probably heard the term "global warming" a lot in the news lately. What is it all about? Why do people disagree about how serious it is, whether humans are causing it, or, indeed, whether it even really exists? Well, the reason they disagree...
Material Compatibility and the Human Body
Introduction It is fascinating to watch the spider at work building its web. One may often wonder where the spider obtains the silk material it uses. This material is a soluble silk protein solution formed inside the spider, which changes into an...
Passing through the Gateway of Creativity: Becoming an Industrial Designer
I lobe being an industrial designer. I chose to write this article directly to students and not the educator because I wanted to communicate in a way to which students can relate. I've also included ideas for course and project work that educators...
Technology Education and Computer Literacy
Most technology educators have at one time or another been frustrated by the confusion created by such terms as educational technology, computer technology, or instructional technology. In Pennsylvania the proposed Academic Standards for Science and...
Why the Business World Likes Technology Education
Technology education is a highly structured approach to using data, information, knowkedge and technology to solve problems for society. The most important change to hit the business world in the last 20 years is the need to be more broad thinking...
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