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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 November issue:

Newton High School Students Have a UNEEK Opportunity
Students spent the day learning about Oscar, the robot who makes shoes on site.

Ready to Work
Pre-apprenticeship programs are helping get women into high-paying non-traditional jobs.

SkillsUSA Carpentry Success Stories—Cassandra Puletapuai and Edvan Slick
Read about Cassandra and Edvan’s experiences, and how SkillsUSA helped them achieve their goals.

Building Pole Barns Raises Student Success
Using teamwork, students build pole barns for local residents.

Builder’s Word Search
Challenge your students to find all the construction-related terms.

Doodling’s Evolution and Drafting in the 21st Century
From giant blueprints, to CAD, drafting is a field that has seen massive changes.

Product Spotlight
From giant blueprints, to CAD, drafting is a field that has seen massive changes.

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