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Thornton, Timothy; Ernst, Jeremy V.; Clark, Aaron C. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
Improvement in instructional practices through dynamic means of delivery remains a central consideration to technology educators. To help accomplish this, one must constantly utilize contemporary and cutting-edge technological applications in attempts to provide a more beneficial learning experience for students. These technologies must…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Simulation, Computer Assisted Design, Computer Software
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Moye, Johnny J.; Dugger, William E., Jr.; Starkweather, Kendall N. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
Technology and engineering education continues to evolve as it becomes more apparent that students need this information to become more successful in college and careers. The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA ) has tracked the status of technology education in the United States in three separate studies over the…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Technology Education, State Supervisors, Online Surveys
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Rose, Mary Annette; Hunt, Brian – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
Natural catastrophes and engineering failures provide timely, motivating, and conceptually rich backdrops for learning. Engineering educators have long embraced case studies of engineering failures as a sound pedagogical strategy for meeting several learning standards, such as "design within realistic constraints", and teaching failure…
Descriptors: Engineering, Failure, Case Studies, Natural Disasters
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Bertrand, Bill – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
The field of industrial arts education endured with little change for over half a decade. It was during this time that a group of like-minded individuals attended a meeting in Cleveland, Ohio and decided to form an association with the common purpose of promoting the profession and field of industrial arts education: the American Industrial Arts…
Descriptors: Leadership, Technological Literacy, Change Agents, Technology Education
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Wright, Geoffrey A.; Rich, Peter; Leatham, Keith R. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
Programming is a fundamental component of modern society. Programming and its applications influence much of how people work and interact. Because of people's reliance on programming in one or many of its applications, there is a need to teach students to be programming literate. Because the purpose of the International Technology and Engineering…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Standards, Junior High School Students, Secondary School Curriculum
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Robinson, Trevor P.; Stewardson, Gary A. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
Robotic competitions continue to gain popularity in the educational community as a way to engage students in hands-on learning that can raise a student's interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. In 1992, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) held its first competition and presented a style of…
Descriptors: Competition, Robotics, Experiential Learning, STEM Education
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Flanigan, Rod; Becker, Kurt; Stewardson, Gary – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
In order to teach engineering education, today's engineering and technology education teachers must be equipped with lesson plans to teach engineering design, among other principles, to the 6th-12th grade levels. At Utah State University (USU), curriculum has been developed for preservice engineering and technology education teachers that…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Engineering Education, Technology Education, Teacher Education Curriculum
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Bevins, P. Scott; Carter, Karen; Jones, Virginia R.; Moye, Johnny J.; Ritz, John M. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
The Financial Crisis of 2008 has forced countries around the globe to reevaluate their monetary and fiscal strategies for stimulating growth within their respective economies. The economic connectivity among countries has been magnified by the recent financial crisis. However, with nations at different stages in their development, the economic…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Technology Education, Teacher Role, Labor Force Development
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McCulloch, Allison W.; Ernst, Jeremy V. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
STEM-based understandings and experiences that prepare learners beyond the classroom are of imminent need, as today's STEM education students are tomorrow's leaders in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and education (Prabhu, 2009). Integrative STEM education signifies the intentional integration of science and mathematics with the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Engineering Education, Technology Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Love, Tyler S.; Valenza, Frank – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
The concept of vacuum forming has been around since the 19th century, despite not being fully utilized in industry until the 1950s. In the past, industrial arts classes have used vacuum-forming projects to concentrate solely on the manufacturing process and the final product. However, vacuum forming is not just an old industrial arts activity; it…
Descriptors: Manufacturing, Literacy, Technological Literacy, Industrial Arts
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Lammi, Matthew; Greenhalgh, Scott – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2011
The use of projectiles is a concept familiar to most students, whether it is a classic slingshot, bow and arrow, or even a spit wad through a straw. Perhaps the last thing a teacher wants is more projectiles in the classroom. However, the concept of projectiles is relevant to most students and may provide a means of bringing more authenticity into…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, STEM Education, Technology Education, Standards
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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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