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ERIC Number: EJ840445
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1527-1803
Today's Millennial Generation: A Look Ahead to the Future They Create
Nikirk, Martin
Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), v84 n5 p20-23 May 2009
It's 2009: The current millennial generation, the i-Kids, the "Digital Natives," the Net Generation students are now approximately ages 8 to 27. Many of these students are entering their years of career exploration while others are actively involved in career and technical education (CTE) programs in school or college. The millennial generation is the first generation to grow up with technology integrated into their lives--cell phones, i-pods, computers, the Internet, instant messaging, texting, MySpace and Facebook accounts, computer and console video games and multimedia. The future will be full of surprises and that surely will include more technological advances. One such advancement on the horizon is computerized clothing. This article takes a look at the following: (1) the future career technology education (CTE) instructional programs; (2) what the future CTE classrooms will look like fifty years from now; and (3) the technologies educators and students will be using in the future.
Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). 1410 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Tel: 800-826-9972; Tel: 703-683-3111; Fax: 703-683-7424; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom