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Boeing has awarded grants to focus on STEM education as well as training to support the growing workforce in Washington state. Boeing said the company sees the grants as a long-range investment in its own future.
EdGate's Curriculum Matrix, a repository of 500,000 grade-specific standards-aligned OER and other freely accessible K-12 resources can now be accessed via the EduAppCenter, an open LTI app collection. The EduAppCenter is provided and maintained by Instructure and allows teachers, administrators and students to install third-party apps in Instructure's Canvas LMS, with just one click.
Many teachers feel they are not utilizing technology effectively in the classroom. According to a recent University of Phoenix College of Education survey, two in five (43%) of teachers rated themselves average or below average in educational technology skills.
Over the last 20 years, skill-based education has been making the transformation from "vocational" studies to "career and technical" education. Traditional "vocational" studies were designed to help students enter the work force directly from high school. CTE provides students with skills that can transfer directly to jobs while paving the way for students to take these skills to the next level through higher education.
With the technological advances and the growth of a global economy in the last couple of decades, skills needed for today's job market have changed as well. Legislators have answered the need for training with H.R. 5587 to help students achieve the skills needed for these jobs. The US House of Representatives passed H.R. 5587 extending the authorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act. The Carl D.