Implementing the SEL Framework

What is Social-Emotional Learning? For most students, the classroom is the first place where they are exposed to others with differing backgrounds, upbringing and belief systems. ...
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10 Steps to Growing Your CTE Program

To keep pace with growing economic demands and prepare students to compete in a competitive workforce, education providers are turning to Career and Technical Education (CTE). The ...
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Design Thinking and CTE

Are you teaching Design Thinking? Most CTE teachers employ Design Thinking in their daily classroom instruction without even realizing it. Design Thinking is a belief system ...
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The Importance of SEL

From a young age, the classroom is often the first place students are exposed to people who come from a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, beliefs and capabilities. To ...
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Starting a CTSO Chapter

CTSOs are an essential component of CTE today. The Association for Career and Technical Education recognizes 11 CTSOs, each catering to a different career cluster. Studies have ...
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7 Things for Students to Include in a Digital Portfolio

Alternative assessments allow students to showcase their understanding of the course in a creative way. Typically, these assessments are project-based and student-led, allowing ...
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Alternative Assessments with Classroom Podcasts

Podcasts have become increasingly popular among younger audiences and digital natives. Podcasts have emerged as a new way of sharing audio information with a large audience in ...
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5 Digital Portfolio Tools for Alternative Assessments

Career & Technical Education (CTE) teachers often use portfolios to assess their student’s growth throughout the school year. However, paper portfolios are often stored or ...
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Incorporating Alternative Assessments

Educators have used countless ways to assess their students’ knowledge and abilities. Over the last few years, CTE educators have begun using alternative assessments as an ...
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Incorporating Scientific Literacy in CTE

Everyday stories about the environment, medical discoveries and energy are published that don’t include all of the information or facts needed to make fully informed decisions. In ...
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