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Succeed Curriculum - Workshops and Apprenticeship Programs
Grade 4-Grade 12
"The SUCCEED Curriculum consists of materials and lesson plans we have developed for our workshops and the apprenticeship program. We have divided our classes into 50-minute lesson plans, designed for middle and high school students."
Technological Literacy - Why Is It Important?
Technology plays a key role in the education of students in many parts of the world today. This article explores the benefits of technology to students learning and character building.
Technology Education - A Vital Part of Faith and Living
Houliston desires "to help educators in all fields of study understand more clearly the function and the importance of life training through technology education."
Technology Education: Integrating New Approaches
This article from the JAE special technology and education issue suggests what is important in the training of people to function in a technological society.
Technology for Elementary Students
This article from the JAE special technology and education issue discusses the importance of technology education in elementary school.
Technology for the Job Market
This article from the JAE special technology and education issue discusses how technology will change the job market. It examines job trends, the job market, and jobs in the future.
The Role of Vocational Studies in Adventist Secondary Education
Henry "focuses on the importance of vocational training in Jamaican Adventist Schools, its significance in this process of integration and indeed the need to improve educational offering in this area."
Transforming Classroom Practice - Is It Possible to Foster Excellence, Engagement and Intergenerational Understanding Through a Year Eight Technology Project?
Grade 7-Grade 12
"Nigel Lynn wanted to engage his design students at Avondale School in meaningful learning experiences in the Technologies Key Learning Area (KLA).
United Streaming is a great place to get online video from a huge database collection. Their website says, "Discovery Education streaming is a digital video-on-demand and online teaching service to help improve students' retention and test scores; it is aligned to U.S. state and provincial standards."
What Can We Do in Our Homes and Schools to Care For the Environment?
This article by Carrie Wolfe answers the question “what are some practical things we can do at home and school to care for the Earth’s environment?”