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Townsend, Scott; Lamar, Scott; Walach, Michael; Hodge, Connie – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2020
As science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators in a teacher education program, it was discovered that students have commonly limited preconceptions about technology. Based on classroom experiences, when students are challenged to make a quick list regarding their ideas and examples of technology, they usually focus on…
Descriptors: Technology Education, History Instruction, STEM Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Hoepfl, Marie – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2020
Marie Hoepl is a Professor and Associate Dean of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. She responds to questions about her past experience as an industrial arts teacher to what recommendations she has to create a more inclusive classroom and working with underrepresented populations. She concludes how she wants to do more…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Deans, Administrator Attitudes, Industrial Arts
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Baker, Glenn E.; Moye, Johnny J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2020
Many industrial arts, technology education, and now technology and engineering education leaders have made their mark on our profession. Their legacy is something that members of the profession enjoy and have a responsibility to continue and build upon. This is the fifteenth in a series of articles entitled "The Legacy Project." The…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, College Faculty, Industrial Arts, Technology Education
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Love, Tyler S.; Roy, Ken R. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2019
Field trips offer inspiring opportunities for students to see theory in practice and participate in student organization competitions. They also include increased hazards and consequential risks that require special attention to safety planning and supervision. Teachers must be cognizant about strategies to mitigate these risks prior to planning a…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Safety, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Krause, Liesl A.; Strimel, Greg J.; Rispoli, Joseph – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Broadening participation in STEM education programs and boosting the STEM workforce, specifically increasing interest in engineering, has been a growing focus of the U.S. education system (Lawrence & Mancus, 2012; Strimel, Grubbs, & Wells, 2017). The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects overall STEM employment to grow by 8.9% from 2014 to…
Descriptors: Biomedicine, Engineering, Engineering Education, Social Responsibility
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Moye, Johnny J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine the supply and demand of technology and engineering teachers in the United States. Once gathered, the resulting data (that was available) was compared to previous studies to determine trends. The researcher reviewed the 2010-11 through 2015-16 Technology & Engineering Teacher Education Directories. To…
Descriptors: Teacher Supply and Demand, Technology Education, Engineering Education, Documentation
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Love, Tyler S.; Ryan, Larry – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2017
Crab cakes and football, that's what Maryland does!" (Abrams, Levy, Panay, & Dobkin, 2005). Although the Old Line State is notorious for harvesting delectable blue crabs, the movie "Wedding Crashers" failed to highlight something else Maryland does well: engineering design competitions. This article discusses how a multistate…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Design, STEM Education, Technology Education
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Moye, Johnny J.; Wescott, Jack W.; Smith, Donald F. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2017
This is the tenth in a series of articles entitled "The Legacy Project." The Legacy Project focuses on the lives and actions of leaders who have forged our profession into what it is today. Members of the profession owe a debt of gratitude to these leaders. One simple way to demonstrate that gratitude is to recognize these leaders and…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Role Models, Recognition (Achievement), Teacher Characteristics
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Flowers, Jim; Gorski, Alecia – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2017
Whether you teach elementary school students, secondary school students, or college students, you can include upcycling activities in your class to promote both design skills and an environmental ethic. This article shares how a teacher at one school is doing just this, providing suggestions for those who have different material processing…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Recycling, Wastes, Experiential Learning
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Love, Tyler S.; Love, Zachary J.; Love, Kevin S. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2016
The declining number of Technology and Engineering (T&E) educators and teacher preparation programs across the country has been identified as a critical issue plaguing the field for many years (Daugherty, 1998; Volk, 1993). Unfortunately, this issue continues to progress and has raised concerns. Why should middle and high school T&E…
Descriptors: Technology Education, Engineering Education, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Influence
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Kelley, Todd R. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2016
Precious moments in life for an educator are taking time to reflect upon his or her teaching practices to evaluate effectiveness and overall impact. Often this reflection is a weekly if not a daily process for educators using a reflective practitioner model (SchÖn, 1983). For professors, many universities have opportunities for tenured faculty to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Sabbatical Leaves, Reflective Teaching, Educational Innovation
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Deck, Anita; Grubbs, Michael E. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2016
It is becoming increasingly important to consider the waste humans produce and options for reducing the impact it has on the environment. Allowing students the opportunities to research potential solutions and present their ideas results in an educated citizenry that considers consequences of technological advances. Throughout the course of a…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, STEM Education, Engineering Education, Design
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Moye, Johnny J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2016
Many vocational education, technology education, and now technology and engineering education leaders have made their mark on the teaching profession. Their legacy is something that members of the profession enjoy and have a responsibility to continue and build upon. The Legacy Project focuses on the lives and actions of leaders who have forged…
Descriptors: Interviews, Industrial Arts Teachers, Technology Education, Educational Change
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White, David W. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2015
In 1984, James Buffer and Michael Scott produced the book "Special Needs Guide for Technology Education" (Buffer and Scott, 1984). This was a pivotal offering insofar as it set the stage for technology education educators, at the time, to think about and be provided with information regarding students with special needs in their…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Special Needs Students, Technology Education, Engineering Education
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Xu, Renmei; Flowers, Jim – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2015
Integrating different science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) areas can help students learn and leverage both the equipment and expertise at a single school. In comparing graphic communications classes with classes that involve rapid prototyping (RP) technologies like 3D printing, there are sufficient similarities between goals,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, STEM Education, Integrated Activities, Specialization
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