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. 62, No. 2, October

Calendar. (in the News & Calendar)
October 16-19, 2002 The Florida Technology Education Association (FTEA) 73rd Annual Conference will be held in Indian Rocks Beach. For information, visit the Web site at www.ftea.com. October 17-19, 2002 The New England Association of Technology...
Explore Engineering with Online Resources from the National Academy of Engineering
Engineering is problem solving. It's invention and design. It is applying scientific knowledge to create new things and better ways of doing with limited time, resources, and technology. The EngineerGirl Web site explores engineering through career...
Navigating by Good Gyrations. (the Space Place)
Many people have earned their living making maps so that others can find their way around Earth's lands and seas without getting lost. If we have to work so hard to find our way around the surface of our little planet, imagine how hard it is to...
Nut + Bolt + Bottle = Robotics 101. (IDSA)
That the human race is naturally a tool-making group of beings is generally acknowledged. Depending on your point of departure, industrial design, as a corollary human activity, has long been practiced. Humans have always sought means to make tools...
Photobioreactor: Biotechnology for the Technology Education Classroom
Introduction With the advent of Standards for Technological Literacy: Content for the Study of Technology, ITEA, 2000, technology education teachers are being encouraged to include biotechnology as part of their instruction. For many, this prospect...
Resources in Technology
Engineering offers many exciting career areas from the depths of the oceans to the space above us. While this article has focused on several aspects of civil and mechanical engineering as they relate to construction, there are also many opportunities...
The Effects of Force on a Structure: Strength and Stability. (Resources in Technology)
Introduction Flying over large cities, one is captivated By high-rise buildings and other landmarks characterized as special structures (Bradshaw, et al., 2002). These types of structures are spread over all major cities in the world. Questions,...
Translating Standards for Technological Literacy into Curriculum
In the spring of 2000, the International Technology Education Association (ITEA) released the much anticipated Standards for Technological Literacy: Content for the Study of Technology (STL) (ITEA, 2000). The major purpose of this document was to...
You & ITEA
ITEA Standards Translated into Japanese The Standards for Technological Literacy document was recently translated into Japanese. Dr. Hidetoshi Miyakawa of Aichi University of Education in Japan, a visiting ITEA scholar for one year with the Standards...
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