Creating a Student-Centered Learning Environment

Posted on Categories Classroom Management, Curriculum Planning, Online Learning Tools & Resources, Student Engagement

At a Glance Explicit assignment and task completion expectations, expanded use of technology, and creation of electronic portfolios are some of the strategies instituted by an HVAC instructor who wanted to create a more student-centered learning environment. Overview Emphasis on theory unrelated to practice has been replaced with authentic, student-directed activities using more technology, such … Continue reading Creating a Student-Centered Learning Environment

Using Google Classroom to Support Drafting Curriculum

Posted on Categories Classroom Management, Curriculum Planning, English Language Learners, Online Learning Tools & Resources, Technology Integration

At a Glance The drafting instructor at Clearfield County Career and Technology Center utilizes Google Classroom to implement practices that bring together a wide variety of resources and activities into a highly structured and organized curriculum delivery method.  Overview Since he began teaching in 2000 the drafting instructor at Clearfield County Career and Technology Center … Continue reading Using Google Classroom to Support Drafting Curriculum

Student Academic Journals

Posted on Categories Academic/Technical Skill Integration, Classroom Management, Online Learning Tools & Resources

At a Glance In each program of study at Greene County Career Technology Center, students use academic journals at the beginning and/or the end of class in order to make full use of the instructional time and to improve numeracy and literacy skills.  Overview Greene County Career and Technology Center (GCCTC) is a comprehensive career … Continue reading Student Academic Journals

Paraeducators Daily Activity Log

Posted on Categories Accountability & Data Use, Classroom Management

At a Glance Staff at Indiana County Technology Center designed web-based forms to help paraeducators track and document their daily activity. Overview Indiana County Technology Center (ICTC) is a regional career and technical school, serving high school and adult students. ICTC, which offers 14 programs has a staff of 14 instructors and 10 paraeducators. In … Continue reading Paraeducators Daily Activity Log