Career and Technical Education
Provide students with pathways to postsecondary education and careers by integrating core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge.
- Ideas for how to have older students teach younger ones, shared by a teacher at a high school career academy for future teachers.
- As jobs increasingly require new skills, high schools revive programs that help students explore careers in the course of their studies.
- Students learn skills like maintaining inventory, marketing, and scheduling while working in a cafe as part of a business class.
- With this collection of resources, you can teach your students to code—even if you’re still learning yourself.
- Matt Davis has highlighted resources for parents, teachers, and administrators that can help students make the transition into elementary, middle, and high school -- and beyond.
- Learn how schools can benefit from the support and expertise of local businesses, organizations, and individuals, and discover strategies for fostering successful business and community partnerships.
- Whether a student is preparing or college or career, the summer after high school can be both exciting and overwhelming. Blogger Matt Davis has gathered some resources educators and parents can share with graduates to help them start planning ahead.
- From Mississippi to Hawaii, new programs recruit high school students to become teachers.
- A Philadelphia K–12 school focuses on arts and sciences to foster students’ passions and prepare them for college and careers.
- CTE classes are a great place for literacy lessons as students are presented with authentic texts like technical manuals, computer programs, and blueprints.
- College and career readiness begins when we learn what students care about and connect them with accomplished individuals in those fields for a view of their future.
- 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.
- Blogger Mark Phillips looks at vocational education, the ingrained academic bias against it, and the importance of presenting young people with career training opportunities.
- Guest blogger Raleigh Werberger, a high school history and humanities teacher, describes a PBL unit that flipped a class from 'just good enough' to creating a working business model and seeking funds to launch a startup.
- Visit a school where teachers collaborate on projects that connect several subject areas to enhance learning.