techdirections - linking education to careers

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techdirections is a magazine and website for technology, career/technical, and engineering education. Designed for the involved educator, techdirections brings to life today’s technology and provides a wealth of engaging student activities. We cover automotive, IT, CAD/CAM, electricity/electronics, engineering, manufacturing, woodworking, construction, and much more. We provide information on current industry practices and products that will help you integrate those practices into your classroom.

Inside the October issue:

Fall Pull-Out Product Guide
A guide containing a variety of excellent equipment, materials, and media that career-technical and STEM educators can pull-out and save for future reference.

The Future of Portable Power
A detailed description of how Li-ion batteries work, and what advances are being made in other portable power sources.

How Does FERPA Affect You?: 2017—Part 2
A continuation of what you need to know about FERPA, what changes have been made over the past ten years, and what this means for teachers, especially in CTE and STEM programs.

One Possible Solution for the Future of Career and Technical Education
High school students from a variety of skill levels find success in a non-traditional classroom setting—a Volkswagen plant.

Professional Development—Mentoring the Next Generation of Technologists
A look at what types of careers teens are interested in, and how to help them find their way to these career paths.

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