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CTE and the Makers Movement

The impact of the makers movement in Career and Technical Education (CTE) is unmistakable. Both education methods share a similar goal to prepare students for the global workforce through experience. The makers movement enhances the CTE experience by allowing students to dream, build, create and make in the context of real word industry.

We're here to help with the correlation of your Assessment Items!

Our business and success is centered around academic standards that are used for correlation to content, print or digital. This includes assessment items!  That's right, we even correlate assessment items!

House Passes Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical 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.

NGSS urges shift from 'learning about' to 'figuring out'

The Next Generation Science Standards, adopted by 16 states so far, makes students think more like scientists - applying skills and knowledge to problem-solve, rather than the more traditional memorization approach. It is an undertaking by teachers and content providers alike to create that blend of providing information without spoon-feeding, thus forcing the student to 'connect the dots'.

Is pure math a better choice for students than applied math?

One trend in American mathematics education over the past two decades has been the addition of increasing amounts of "applied" or "real-world" content in higher mathematics instruction and assessment, in response to concerns that students are insufficiently motivated to learn material by a straight presentation of the underlying mathematics concepts.

The Gates Foundation "Lesson in Education"

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO, Sue Desmond-Hellmann, shares their work in education in an open letter titled "Lessons in U.S. Education". She targets the need for online, digital resource materials teachers can utilize and the struggles associated with 'system-wide' change.