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Reed, Philip A. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Technology Education as a discipline is at a historical point of two extremes. On one hand it is clear that what we do in technology education is highly valued; after all, imitation is said to be the sincerest form of flattery. The proliferation of "Makermania," technical competitions, engineering design in Next Generation Science…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Reflection, Academic Standards, Technology Education
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Dugger, William E., Jr; Moye, Johnny J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
"Standards for Technological Literacy: Content for the Study of Technology (STL)" provides the content for what every technologically literate student should know and be able to do. It "defines what the study of technology in Grades K-12 should be, but it does not lay out a curriculum" (ITEA/ITEEA, 2000/2002/2007, p. 200).…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Academic Standards, Science Education History
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Blue, Carl; Clark, Aaron; DeLuca, V. William; Kelly, Daniel – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
The changing demographics of U.S. society have prompted a focus on multiculturalism in today's classrooms. Educators and students are expected to be aware of the individual differences and characteristics that exist and use these attributes to everyone's advantage. This awareness begins with developing a broad understanding of the diverse…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Multicultural Education, Self Concept, Ethnicity
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Wright, Geoffrey A.; Jones, Matthew D. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
In this article, the authors outline an innovation curriculum that can be taught to elementary-aged students to expand their creative and innovative abilities and potential. The curriculum focuses on divergent and convergent thinking principles embedded in a hands-on learning pedagogy. The curriculum framework is based on an innovation model known…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Experiential Learning, Creativity, Innovation
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Preble, Brian C. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
The two-stroke engine is an engineering marvel that has been incorporated into many aspects of modern-day life. While many seek to eliminate the two-stroke, others seek to revive this simple and effective power plant, aiming to make it more environmentally friendly and fuel-efficient. If successful, improvements could be far-reaching and…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Engines, Hands on Science, Engineering
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Welling, Jonathan; Wright, Geoffrey A. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
The paper rocket activity described in this article effectively teaches the engineering design process (EDP) by engaging students in a problem-based learning activity that encourages iterative design. For example, the first rockets the students build typically only fly between 30 and 100 feet. As students test and evaluate their rocket designs,…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Activities, Design
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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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Moon, Cameron – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Baking a cake and programming have many attributes in common. Both baking and programming rely on a specific process to produce an expected outcome. A cake needs the right amount of each ingredient mixed in at the right time, the oven to be set at a specific temperature, and the cake to be baked for a specific length of time. Programs need to be…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Food, Cooking Instruction, Computers
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Brown, Josh; Ernst, Jeremy; Clark, Aaron; DeLuca, V. William; Kelly Daniel – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Teachers must adapt their instruction to accommodate individual student disabilities, culture, and life experience to improve student learning in the classroom and to ensure that all students have the opportunity to improve their knowledge and skills. One method used is differentiated instruction. Differentiated instruction is based upon the idea…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Individualized Instruction, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Economically Disadvantaged
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Hacker, Michael; Cavanaugh, Sandra; DeHaan, Chris; Longware, Alta Jo; McGuire, Matt; Plummer, Matthew – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
This is the second of two articles about the National Science Foundation-funded Engineering for All (EfA) program which focuses on engineering as a potential social good, revisits major Technology and Engineering (T&E) themes (design, modeling, systems, resources, and human values) in two authentic social contexts (Food and Water), and uses…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Curriculum Implementation, Middle School Students, STEM Education
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West, Sandra S. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Facilities are the foundation for safe and effective STEM teaching and learning, and the manner in which they are initially designed can either enhance or impede the quality of a program. This new focus on facilities in the U.S, and particularly in Texas, is needed to engage students in relevant and meaningful learning experiences that are aligned…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Facilities, Learning Experience, Program Design
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Corum, Kimberly; Garofalo, Joe – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
More and more schools are acquiring advanced manufacturing equipment. Activities that incorporate the use of this equipment for the purpose of teaching some academic content can either be designed or redesigned for other educational purposes as well. This article describes how the authors extended an activity that was initially designed to help…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Mathematical Models, Problem Solving, Printing
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Bosman, Lisa B.; O'Brien, Steve; Shanta, Susheela; Strimel, Greg J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
The purpose of this article is to provide educators with resources to help students establish a deeper understanding of the application and role of statistical analysis within the design and innovation process. Quantitative analyses are often taught and applied through design activities, especially during testing or experimenting phases of design.…
Descriptors: Design, Engineering Education, Statistical Analysis, Statistics
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Bartholomew, Scott R.; Ruesch, Emily Yoshikawa – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Research has shown that once a potential solution to a problem has settled into one's mind, it can be difficult to break from the original idea and move in a different direction (Cardoso & BadkeSchaub, 2009; Jansson & Smith, 1991). When designers are given examples (whether as models, photographs, sketches, or drawings), they often fixate…
Descriptors: Design, Creative Thinking, Creativity, Problem Solving
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Mentzer, Nathan; Reed, Philip A.; Alnouri, Meshari; Barbarji, Mohammad – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
In 2010, the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) founded the Sabah Al Ahmad Center for Giftedness and Creativity (SACGC). The Center supports Kuwait's Strategic Development Plan and the country's commitment to nurture gifted and talented youth. The Center also supports the work of talented adult inventors and entrepreneurs by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Creativity, Educational Innovation
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