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Provide students with pathways to postsecondary education and careers by integrating core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge.

College and Career Ready: Soft Skills Are Crucial

21st-century schools need to teach an array of skills to develop college- and career-ready students.

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Guest blogger David West describes what happened when the TV show 'Shark Tank' inspired him to teach his high school students how entrepreneurship really works through a project concluding with feedback from actual business leaders.

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Internships Offer Meaningful Real-World Learning

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College and Career Ready: Soft Skills Are Crucial

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Programming & Simulation: Real Technical Skills for Today's Student

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There is an "E" in STEM!

Eric Brunsell, Assistant Professor of Science Education, shares the three general principles for engineering education. Included is a vast list of resources on ways to weave engineering concepts into the classroom.

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Research-Based Practices for Engaging Students in STEM Learning

Innovative and effective practices at Cleveland's MC2 STEM High School are driving learning and higher achievement for students in a district where every student qualifies for free- or reduced-price meals.

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Career Tech Meets College Prep: Ten Tips to Get Going

Practical advice for taking those first steps.

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Computer Science: The Future of Education

Robust computer science curriculum is necessary for our society's future. Here are five steps to engage teachers and students in this critical area of study.

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The Tech Detectives: Students Take Ownership of Technology

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Blogger Ben Johnson contends that 21st century schools need to teach an array of skills to develop college and career ready students.

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Blogger Eric Brunsell reflects on how Steve Jobs turned his mistakes into spectacular opportunities.

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