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High school career academies prepare students for jobs - The Washington Post

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washingtonpost.com - Jasmine Loftland held her hand over her left eye and squinted with her right. “It just looks like a big, white board,” said Loftland, 16, her contact lenses sitting in a green-and-white case nearby...

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Canadian Valley Technology Center's automotive technology students do well on exams

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newsok.com - It’s a source of pride for several dozen students enrolled in the program — pride in teamwork and individual achievement. Seventy-nine is the total number of student certification exams passed in a...

Josh Mandel: Welders Make $150,000? Bring Back Shop Class - WSJ.com

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online.wsj.com - In American high schools, it is becoming increasingly hard to defend the vanishing of shop class from the curriculum. The trend began in the 1970s, when it became conventional wisdom that a four-ye...

Guest: What do you mean by ‘STEM’? | Opinion

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seattletimes.com - IT’S been about 20 years since the term STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) was first introduced by the National Science Foundation. The original goal was to consolidate and promote th...

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I am a Career and Technical Education Curriculum Specialist for Prince Edward Island. Engaging the hands to activate the mind.

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This paper is a summary of the conversations that appear in my Twitter feed. I hope you find some stories of interest here. Engage the Hands -- Activate the Mind!!

TED-Ed Blog» Blog Archive » From Earth Day to every day: 4 TED-Ed Lessons to help you save the world

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blog.ed.ted.com - Earth Week is a fantastic opportunity to rethink our environmental impact, both on the individual level and on a larger scale. Do we really need to keep the water running while brushing our teeth? ...

Is the Sky Falling?

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wonderopolis.org - If you watch the news regularly, you know that every now and then objects — like meteors and satellites — fall from the sky toward Earth. Some people may worry and believe that the sky itself is fa...

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CareerTech Testing Center: Google Contact Lens?

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careertechtesting.blogspot.com - Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Google Contact Lens? Google Glass I'm sure you have all heard about Google Glass, but if not, Google Glass is a wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display (OHMD)...

Chromebook Review: Can the Browser-Based Laptops Do the Work of PCs and Macs? - WSJ.com

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online.wsj.com - When Google GOOGL +1.14% Google Inc. Cl A U.S.: Nasdaq $545.50 +6.13 +1.14% April 22, 2014 4:00 pm Volume (Delayed 15m) : 2.26M AFTER HOURS $544.96 -0.54 -0.10% April 22, 2014 4:54 pm Volume (Delay...

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