Starting a Video Game Design Program

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Jim Flatmo and Scott Le Duc started using the Unity game engine and newly minted curriculum from Unity last year. In this roundtable they share their experiences. Game design teachers or anyone interested in starting a game design program are invited to be a part of the conversation. Questions? Fill in the ...

Students as Partners in CTE Workshop

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Below is a summarization of resources used or cited in the workshop in the Bethel School District. Find the workshop descriptions at http://commonaction.blogspot.com/2012/06/meaningful-involvement-in-career-and.html. The workshop was facilitated by CommonAction Consulting, which you can learn about at http://commonaction.org Day 1 Introduction to Meaningful Student Involvement http://soundout.org/frameworks.html Cycle of Meaningful Student Involvement http://www.soundout.org/cycle.html Scott's über lesson planner http://scottleduc.org/lesson-planner Google ...

Twenty First Century Skills for CTE

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Want to read more about the 21st century skills as they relate to CTE?  Check out this link, http://www.k12.wa.us/CareerTechEd/TwentyFirstCenturySkills.aspx

Teachers Learn to Implement Guitar-making Curriculum in School

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="496" caption="Photo from Tri-City Herald"][/caption] Great Article and video clip on the STEM Guitar Building Workshop conducted at Hanford High School by Ed Ufford and Dave Park. Read more here . . .

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Image from KVEW"][/caption] TV channel KVEW wrote a nice piece about the STEM Guitar Building Workshop at Hanford High School this week. The channel came to the workshop and recorded video and interviewed participants, but the video is not hosted on the web site.  Read more here  ...

Guitar Building Workshop

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA | I learned how to building an electric guitar and tie the learning into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. It was a five day hands-on workshop for CTE (Career and Technical Education) teachers at Hanford High School in Richland, WA. ...

The New Social Learning

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

The New Social Learning: A Guide to Transforming Organizations Through Social Media Most business books on social media have focused exclusively on using it as a marketing tool. Many employers see it as simply a workplace distraction. But social media has the potential to revolutionize workplace learning. People have always learned ...

Report Calls for National Effort to Get Millions Of Young Americans onto a Realistic Path to Employability

Friday, March 18th, 2011

“A must-read paper that focuses on the need to develop meaningful career training as a part of comprehensive school reform. Career training has been ignored for far too long, but is essential if we’re going to address the “career-ready” piece of the puzzle that, along with the “college-ready” piece, is ...

CTE – Ready to College or Workforce

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

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Job Market Snapshot for the rest of 2008

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

A recent report on the US job market done by CareerBuilder expects a status quo but more competitive landscape for job hunters and employees. However the good news, is the IT industry is the healthiest job market of all. A quote from the report says: Comparing industries, Information Technology continues to ...