Techniques Editorial Calendar
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Key Themes In CTE
What's new in the world of assessments and credentials? What sort of innovative business and education partnerships are in the pipeline? What tools are out there for educator preparation and support? This issue will explore these CTE trending topics and more.
Creating Safe Learning Environments
Unfortunately, being safe in today's CTE classrooms also means dealing with school shootings, bullying and disaster preparedness. Articles in this issue will explore creating safe physical and mental learning environments, helping students cope with disaster and tragedy, lab safety and other related issues.
Integrating the Common Core in the CTE Classroom
How do you integrate academics and CTE? What are some creative ways to incorporate the Common Core State Standards into your curriculum? This practical, how-to issue will provide sample lesson plans, guidance on how to create lesson plans and where to find them.
The classroom is not the only place for learning. Students learn through service learning, internships, apprenticeships and other opportunities. What are the benefits of work-based learning? How does external learning shape a student's career path and learning? These issues and others will be explored.
CTE Leads the Way
CTE leads to … college and career readiness, ingenuity and innovation, and success. February is CTE Month. This issue will celebrate the many ways CTE is leading in education and careers.
The STEM Issue
STEM education plays a vital role in preparing students for the workforce and boosting American competitiveness. What are schools doing to recruit women and minorities in the STEM careers? What are some of the unique or emerging careers in STEM? How do the arts, innovation and entrepreneurship fit into STEM?
CTE programs offer a host of learning opportunities that allow students to speed up their progression into and through postsecondary education. Articles in this issue will highlight different forms of accelerated learning, such as dual enrollment, prior learning assessments, early college high schools, articulation agreements and more.
Elements of High-Quality CTE Programs
CTE prepares students for college and careers. But what makes for a high-quality, exemplary CTE program? Is it great teachers? Is it strong content? Is it a commitment to connecting with business partners? Read this issue to find out what makes for a strong CTE program.
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