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Custer, Rodney L.; Moye, Johnny J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2019
Many industrial arts, technology education, and now technology and engineering education leaders have made their mark on our profession. Their legacy is something that members of the profession enjoy and have a responsibility to continue and build upon. This is the thirteenth in a series of articles entitled "The Legacy Project." The…
Descriptors: Industrial Arts, Vocational Education, Technology Education, Technical Education
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de Vries, Marc J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2019
This article begins with clarification of any confusion one might have as to what is meant by Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education. The author writes that the acronym STEM was originally used in a political context to call attention to the demands of the future workforce in Science, Technology, Engineering, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Technology Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Tan, Verily; Nicholas, Celeste; Scribner, J. Adam; Francis, Dionne Cross – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2019
With the introduction of "Next Generation Science Standards" ("NGSS"), teachers have been called to find meaningful and engaging ways to teach science content while incorporating engineering practices and, to a lesser extent, computing and computational thinking. The task becomes even more complex when they also have to…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Standards, Science Instruction
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Lipowitz, Daniel; Berkeihiser, Michael – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2019
This article describes a class room activity introduced at Unionville High School in Kennett Square, PA. Humanities teacher Daniel Lipowitz partnered with engineering teacher Michael Berkeihiser and other STEM teachers to put the humanities (H) in "SHTEM." Sophomore English students were asked to re-engineer the conflict in common works…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Humanities, English Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Fujiwara, Yujiro – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
While many students may struggle to make sense of a mathematical formula and its practical implications, they can benefit greatly from an intuitive visualization and the engineering application of the topic. Effective STEM programs create clear connections at least with two subject areas, which translates into an enhanced student learning…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Models, Computer Peripherals
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Estapa, Anne; Hutchison, Amy; Nadolny, Larysa – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Computational thinking is an important and necessary way of thinking for computer programmers and other professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Research on emerging practices around computational thinking that is developed through coding initiatives in schools reports that elementary children typically learn how…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Thinking Skills, Teaching Methods, Computer Oriented Programs
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Moyer, Lisa; Klopfer, Michelle; Ernst, Jeremy V. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), founded in 2009 in the Virginia Tech Music Department's Digital and Interactive Sound & Intermedia Studio, "explores the power of gesture, communal interaction, and the multidimensionality of arts, as well as technology's potential to seamlessly integrate arts and sciences with particular focus on K-12…
Descriptors: Art, At Risk Students, Music, Music Education
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Asunda, Paul A.; Weitlauf, John – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
In order to maintain the United States' global competitiveness and create new and innovative solutions to solve global challenges, more and diverse numbers of STEM graduates need to be attracted and retained in technical disciplines (Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century: An Agenda for American Science and Technology,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Problem Based Learning, Employment Qualifications
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Asunda, Paul A.; Mativo, John – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2017
Part One of this article ("Technology and Engineering Teacher," 75(4), December/January, 2016) presented a process that science, math, engineering, and technology teachers could use to collaborate and design integrated STEM courses. A conceptual framework was discussed that could provide a premise that educators interested in delivery of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Technology Education, Teaching Methods, Common Core State Standards
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Gess, Ashley H. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2017
Improving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education (STEM) is an international imperative as countries work to improve life and prospects for their people. Countries recognize that to improve economic prosperity and national security, their citizens should be prepared to work in a global society that is characterized by digital,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Technological Literacy, Scientific Literacy
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Brown, Ryan, Ed.; Ernst, Jeremy, Ed.; Clark, Aaron, Ed.; DeLuca, Bill, Ed.; Kelly, Daniel, Ed. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2017
This professional development activity on STEM Education is designed to keep Technology and Engineering teachers up to date regarding current and important issues in the discipline. This article describes why there is a focus on STEM Education, defines STEM Education, and discusses curriculum integration and its elements.
Descriptors: STEM Education, Faculty Development, Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Asunda, Paul A.; Mativo, John – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2016
In this first of a two-part series, the authors report that STEM is still mostly science and mathematics, taught separately with little or no attention to technology and engineering. Where connections do get made to technology and engineering, too often they happen through several disconnected projects that lack coherence in content standards and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Technology Education, Teaching Methods, Common Core State Standards
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Lazaros, Edward; Embree, Caleb – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2016
Biotechnology is an innovative field that is consistently growing in popularity. It is important that students are taught about this technology at an early age, so they are motivated to join the field, or at least motivated to become informed citizens and consumers (Gonzalez, et al, 2013). An increase in biotechnology knowledge can result in an…
Descriptors: Biotechnology, Science Instruction, Scientific Literacy, Technological Literacy
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Kelley, Todd R. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2016
Precious moments in life for an educator are taking time to reflect upon his or her teaching practices to evaluate effectiveness and overall impact. Often this reflection is a weekly if not a daily process for educators using a reflective practitioner model (SchÖn, 1983). For professors, many universities have opportunities for tenured faculty to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Sabbatical Leaves, Reflective Teaching, Educational Innovation
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Moyer, Courtney D. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2016
Thematic instruction offers flexible opportunities to engage students with real-world experiences in the technology and engineering community. Whether used in a broad unifying theme or specific project-based theme, research has proven that thematic instruction has the capacity to link cross-curricular subjects, facilitate active learning, and…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Technology Education, Thematic Approach, Integrated Curriculum
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