Blogs on Career and Technical Education

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Betty RayJuly 19, 2010

Editor's Note: Our guest blogger this week is Elisabeth (Lissa) Soep, PhD, research director and senior producer at Youth Radio, a Peabody Award-winning, youth-driven production company in Oakland, California, with bureaus across the country and partners around the world.

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Anthony CodyJuly 7, 2008

Every once in a while, a contrarian appears and challenges some of our basic assumptions about schooling in today's society. One of the biggest assumptions we have is that it is the job of school to prepare all our students for college.

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Ken MessersmithApril 19, 2007

One of the instructional strategies often supported on this site is project-based learning. PBL has been at the heart of vocational agriculture programs since the beginning. All vocational agriculture students participate in the Future Farmers of America's Supervised Agricultural Experience Programs, which consist of projects carried out individually or in groups.

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Jim MoultonOctober 5, 2006

Just before the start of school, on the beautiful campus of an independent school on the East Coast, I was the keynote speaker at a school-wide, K-12 technology professional development day. This school has a long tradition of academic excellence, of providing quality instruction in a beautiful setting to students, many of whom come from homes of great opportunity and high achievement.

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Susan TidymanMarch 20, 2006

Efforts to create smaller learning communities that personalize education for young people and bring teachers together in teams are hindered by many of the traditional high school institutions: the bell schedule, the bus schedule, the cafeteria schedule, the football schedule, and the union contract's drive decisions.

Efforts to create smaller learning communities that personalize education for young people and bring teachers together in teams are hindered by many of the traditional high school institutions: the bell schedule, the bus schedule, the cafeteria schedule, the football schedule, and the union contract's drive decisions. Read More