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 January issue:

CAD/CAM Strikes a Positive Chord for Reed-Custer
This hands-on STEM class gives students an immersive experience, in which each student builds a custom guitar.

48 Contestants. 48 Hours. One Winning Idea.
Students, with help from tool techs, have a very short time to solve a design challenge, create a prototype, and film a promotional video.

Invention Education Students Solve First Responders' Needs
Students partner with first responders to learn how to solve problems through the engineering design and invention processes.

High-Paying Jobs Go Begging while High School Grads Line Up for Bachelor's Degrees
Entering the workforce right after high school, and getting an apprenticeship, is another path to success

that many should consider.

Special Feature—Product Spotlight
A selection of excellent products to make your teaching efforts easier and more effective.

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