ERIC Number: ED390647
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Federal Aviation Administration Curriculum Guide for Aviation Magnet Schools Programs.
Strickler, Mervin K., Jr.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its predecessor organizations, Civil Aeronautics Agency (CAA) and the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) have pioneered the use of aviation education in working with schools and colleges of the nation to attain their objectives. This publication includes: a brief history of the role of aviation in motivating young people to learn; examples of aviation magnet activities, programs, projects, and school curricula; documentation of the benefits of aviation education for students; examples of what one person can do to facilitate aviation magnet education activities, projects, programs, and curricula; curricular and program models for use, adaptation, or modification; identification of resources for planning a program of aviation education; information about and examples of curricula to prepare for the many career opportunities in aviation and transportation; and guidelines and information for FAA aviation education counselors. (JRH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.