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Colelli, Richard – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
Every public school teacher's professional career will eventually come to an end, but the natural process of reflecting on one's career will last the rest of his/her life. When that time arrives to reflect, the author would like to have good memories and extreme pride of accomplishment both for himself and his students. As most people know,…
Descriptors: Public Schools, National Standards, Academic Achievement, Teacher Certification
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Roman, Harry T. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
People tend to think that inventions must be complex and sophisticated. Yet, some of the most useful inventions have been simple, or elegant, like Velcro, zippers, and Post-it[R] notes. Kitchen utensil drawers are filled with all sorts of great inventions, and in this article, the author discusses a challenge that allows students to develop their…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Innovation, Student Projects, Assignments
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Hughes, Bill – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
With the pressing energy needs that the global population is facing, renewable energies are rapidly becoming prominent science and engineering challenges throughout the world. Where will the young scientific and engineering minds come from to meet these demands? With some creative, open-minded thinking, it could be from one's very own classrooms.…
Descriptors: Energy, Engineering, Mathematics Teachers, Technology Education
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Eisenkraft, Arthur – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
Current instructional and learning models insist that when teachers prepare lessons for their technology and engineering classes, they must begin with a sense of what students already know. In preparing lessons, many teachers use their years of classroom experience as data to inform them about students' prior knowledge and about student…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Prior Learning, Competition
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Moye, Johnny J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
One technique used by many who fish is to catch a fish in a creek or pond and then release it in a different pond. This satisfies the desire for sport, and it also serves to stock a pond that may need replenishment. Of course this restocking can be a traumatic experience for the new fish. To survive in the new environment, the fish must find its…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Engineering, STEM Education, Technology
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Swapp, Andy; Schreuders, Paul; Reeve, Edward – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
Many people use wind to help meet their needs. Over the years, people have been able to harness or capture the wind in many different ways. More recently, people have seen the rebirth of electricity-generating wind turbines. Thus, the age-old argument about technology being either good or bad can also be applied to the wind. The wind can be a…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Technology Education, Science Process Skills, Science Course Improvement Projects
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Kaufman, Andrew R.; Warner, Scott A.; Buechele, Jessica R. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
The things that make the quality of a teacher stand out can cover a wide range of characteristics, actions, words, and experiences. The mark left on a student by a teacher, for good or bad, is written in an ink that will last a lifetime. This article describes a study that identifies the characteristics of exceptional technology education…
Descriptors: Technology Education, Teacher Characteristics, Role Models, Program Descriptions
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Feller, Rich – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
Preparing for the future is not 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 development, and ways to promote STEM options. Recently, the ITEEA conference allowed the author…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Technological Literacy, Career Development, Alignment (Education)
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Tiala, Sylvia; Harris, Kara – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
Exciting times lie ahead for technology and engineering educators as the profession debates its role relative to national STEM initiatives, legislation is introduced to expand engineering/technology education into the K-12 curriculum, and a national assessment for technological literacy is developed. The time is right to recruit new technology…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Technological Literacy, Technology Education, Career Choice
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Rust, Terrie – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
Informal education (IE) refers to activities that occur outside the school setting, and that were not primarily developed for school use or as part of a school curriculum. Informal education is an important component of the teaching of technology and engineering education, adding relevance to student experiences. The practice of informal education…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Informal Education, Engineering, Educational Experience
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Kelley, Todd R. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
As technology education continues to consider a move toward an engineering design focus as proposed by various leaders in technology education, it will be necessary to employ new pedagogical approaches. Hill (2006) provided some new perspectives regarding pedagogical approaches for technology education with an engineering design focus. One…
Descriptors: Engineering, Technology Education, Teaching Methods, Engineering Education
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Beddow, Terry – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
Technology education transitions and trendsetting changes have occurred in the past two decades. Despite strong support from leadership, technology education curricular offerings continued to follow societal norms in terms of preparing students to be productive members of society. Although technology education as a school subject has gained…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Engineering, Literacy, Technological Literacy
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Roman, Harry T. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
This article describes a challenge wherein students will be asked to design a portable first aid kit that is normally carried in a recreational vehicle (RV), but can also be hand-carried or backpacked off road for distances of approximately 1-2 miles. This can be a very practical challenge for the students because it touches everyone. Everybody…
Descriptors: First Aid, Technology Education, Trauma, Injuries
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Moye, Johnny J.; Katsioloudis, Petros J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it. One does not have to be a historian to realize the truth in those words. It is true of words written years ago concerning the health and well being of the technology and engineering education profession. M. Ray Karnes (1959) published "A Major Problem in Education: Improve or Perish"…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Technology Education, Industrial Arts, General Education
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Starkweather, Kendall N. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
Technology and engineering education is destined to become the most important subject in future education. This is inevitable when people live in a society that needs and uses technology at the pace seen today. Branding is personal, involves a commitment, and requires dedication to a belief and the enthusiasm to work in a logical manner to gain…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Engineering, Marketing, Technology
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