Basic Skills Icons and Classifications in Graphic Arts Program

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Rubric for Formative Assessment in Culinary Arts Butler County Area Vocational Technical School At a Glance The culinary instructor at the Butler County Area Vocational Technical School (BCATVS) uses a rubric to assess various student performance and skills every day. Overview Mike Barczak, the culinary instruction at BCATVS created a rubric that he uses daily … Continue reading Basic Skills Icons and Classifications in Graphic Arts Program

Rubric for Formative Assessment in Culinary Arts

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Basic Skills Icons and Classifications in Graphic Arts Program Butler County Area Vocational Technical School At a Glance The graphic arts instructor at Butler County Area Vocational Technical School (BCATVS) uses a system of icons to help his students identify the skills required for certain assignments. Overview Instructor John Spaulding created a system of icons … Continue reading Rubric for Formative Assessment in Culinary Arts

Using Google Classroom to Support Drafting Curriculum

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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

Interactive Trivia Game for NOCTI and Industry Certification Review

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At a Glance Students in the Network Systems Technology program at Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center play a specially designed trivia board game as a method for reviewing technical material.  Overview In 2013, the Network Systems Technology instructor at Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center created a board game, modeled after Trivial Pursuit, to … Continue reading Interactive Trivia Game for NOCTI and Industry Certification Review

Student Academic Journals

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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

Use of Learning Tools for NOCTI Prep

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At a Glance At Chester County Technical College High School, all programs of study use Quizlet and MAX Teaching methods to enhance student learning and improve NOCTI assessment scores.  Overview The Chester County Technical College High School is Pennsylvania’s first public, hybrid career and technical high school/community college. The high school, which serves students in … Continue reading Use of Learning Tools for NOCTI Prep

Using Instructional Technology for Blended Learning

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At a Glance At North Montco Technical Career Center, the Mechatronics instructor uses instructional technology, blended classroom/lab strategies, and collaborative learning tools to differentiate instruction and engage students. Overview The North Montco Technical Career Center (NMTCC) Mechatronics instructor uses several different learning strategies and instructional technology to create a competency-based program to meet the individual … Continue reading Using Instructional Technology for Blended Learning

Drafting and Design Program Website

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At a Glance The drafting and design instructor at Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School created a website allowing his students to access the curriculum and requirements of the program at any time. Overview The Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School (FCAVTS) serves three area school districts, and provides career technical education to secondary students. … Continue reading Drafting and Design Program Website

Using Apps to Effectively Engage and Assess Students

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At a Glance At the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI), the HVAC instructor uses various applications (apps) on tablets and cell phones to engage students in their learning, expose them to practical and effective technology tools, and continuously assess their learning. Overview The HVAC instructor and instructional assistant at CPI use two … Continue reading Using Apps to Effectively Engage and Assess Students

Vocabulary Toolboxes

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At a Glance A team of teachers and para educators from Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center created Vocabulary Tool Boxes to help instructors from each program area increase the literacy skills of their students. Overview In 2012-13, a team comprised of three career technical education (CTE) teachers, one paraeducator, and one administrator from Central … Continue reading Vocabulary Toolboxes