Using Technology to Improve Health Related Vocabulary and Concepts

Posted on Categories Academic/Technical Skill Integration, Online Learning Tools & Resources, Student Engagement, Technology Integration

At a Glance Students use classroom response technology to complete lessons and give the instructor immediate information about the efficacy of a lesson. Overview The Health Occupations instructor at North Montco Technical Career Center uses instructional technology to improve students’ understanding of health related vocabulary. By incorporating the use of “clickers” as a student response … Continue reading Using Technology to Improve Health Related Vocabulary and Concepts

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

Centralized Lesson Plan Database

Posted on Categories Accountability & Data Use, Misc. Lesson Plans & Ideas, Technology Integration

At a Glance At Clarion County Career Center, a comprehensive database was implemented to organize and store lesson plans and guides for each of the school’s programs of study. The system also tracks students’ task completion. Overview In 2013-14, administrators and staff at Clarion County Career Center implemented the Guides4Learning database to house the lesson … Continue reading Centralized Lesson Plan Database

Using Social Media for Student Recruitment & Retention

Posted on Categories Recruitment and Retention, Technology Integration

At a Glance Chester County Technical College High School-Pennock’s Bridge Campus piloted the use of a “Social Media Blitz Day” to encourage students to use social media responsibly while promoting CTE and the school. Overview Students at Chester County Technical College High School-Pennock’s Bridge Campus (TCHS-PB) were encouraged to share news about their opportunities, accomplishments, and programs … Continue reading Using Social Media for Student Recruitment & Retention

Use of Learning Tools for NOCTI Prep

Posted on Categories NOCTI Prep, Online Learning Tools & Resources, Technology Integration

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

STEAM Initiative

Posted on Categories Curriculum Planning, Misc. Lesson Plans & Ideas, Professional Development, Student Engagement, Technology Integration

At a Glance At the A.W. Beattie Career Center, the STEAM Coordinator implements activities at the school, the sending schools, and the community to promote the acquisition of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math, and Medicine) skills. Overview During the 2015-2016 school year, A.W. Beattie administrators decided to create a combined Assessment Coordinator and STEAM … Continue reading STEAM Initiative

Flipped Shop: Machine Technology – Indicating a Vise

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At a Glance At the Career Institute of Technology, the Machine Technology instructor used a version of the Flipped Classroom technique to engage and motivate students while teaching them a new machine procedure. Overview Career Institute of Technology (CIT) Machine Technology instructor, Jason Longenbach, developed and implemented a modified version of a Flipped Classroom lesson … Continue reading Flipped Shop: Machine Technology – Indicating a Vise