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County robotics programs get boost with grant - Times Daily

Robotics - 2 hours 6 min ago

Times Daily

County robotics programs get boost with grant
Times Daily
“This is second year for the program,” said robotics sponsor Carla Woodward, a sixth-grade math teacher at Brooks Elementary. “We have about 20 students involved this year. They are all fifth- and sixth-graders, but we hope to continue to expand the ...

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Brooks Elementary robotics team has visitor from Department of Education - Times Daily

Robotics - 2 hours 11 min ago

Times Daily

Brooks Elementary robotics team has visitor from Department of Education
Times Daily
Brooks Elementary robotics team has visitor from Department of Education. By Matt McKean Photo Editor; Aug 21, 2018 Updated 25 min ago; 0 · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Brooks Elementary robotics team has visitor from Department of Education.

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Brooks Elementary robotics team gets visit from the Department of Education - Times Daily

Robotics - 2 hours 11 min ago

Times Daily

Brooks Elementary robotics team gets visit from the Department of Education
Times Daily
Brooks Elementary robotics team gets visit from the Department of Education. Aug 21, 2018 Updated 24 min ago; 0 · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Close. 1 of 11. 180820 Brooks Ele Robicts 1. Buy Now. Clara Woodward, a robotics team sponsor at ...

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Trine employees kick off new school year - KPCnews.com

Electrical - 2 hours 59 min ago

KPCnews.com

Trine employees kick off new school year
KPCnews.com
Institutional priorities as a whole include continuing to offer quality education programs while controlling costs, retiring the university's endowment debt within the next year or two, maximizing facility usage and efficiency, and enhancing the ...

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Forgotten former industrial site to become an urban nature preserve - freshwatercleveland

Industrial Education - 3 hours 8 min ago

freshwatercleveland

Forgotten former industrial site to become an urban nature preserve
freshwatercleveland
Work will begin this September in Slavic Village to transform the former Worsted Mills site—once one of the country's largest garment manufacturers—into the Morgana Bluff Nature Preserve Learning Center. The project will encompass four acres of ...

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Learning support specialists' strike kicks off in Auckland - Newshub

Industrial Education - August 20, 2018 - 9:22pm

Newshub

Learning support specialists' strike kicks off in Auckland
Newshub
Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard said: "No education sector professional wants to take industrial action to get a decent pay deal. However, two percent a year is not an appropriate offer given the cost pressures working people are facing.".
Learning support specialists take strike action for first timeRadio New Zealand

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With school budgets tight, let's focus on what matters - Anchorage Daily News

Industrial Education - August 20, 2018 - 7:56pm

Anchorage Daily News

With school budgets tight, let's focus on what matters
Anchorage Daily News
At the same time, millions were given to the educational industrial complex of for-profit companies, testing services and "expert" consultants. We have chosen data and programs over the health and hopes of our children and the experts who teach them.

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Portage's class of 2018 more inclined to enter workforce, according to the numbers - Portage Daily Register

Building Trades - August 20, 2018 - 7:08pm

Portage Daily Register

Portage's class of 2018 more inclined to enter workforce, according to the numbers
Portage Daily Register
Kvalo said the difference shows this year's class is more inclined to enter the workforce or pursue technical education. “They just didn't see the need for taking math courses beyond Algebra II, and that's ... Kvalo said other workplace learning ...

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Rising STE(A)M - The Albany Herald

Robotics - August 20, 2018 - 5:47pm

The Albany Herald

Rising STE(A)M
The Albany Herald
ALBANY — The Dougherty County School System is working to provide an education that will prepare students for success in college and careers now and in the future. STEM (science, technology, engineering, ... Along with STEM and STEAM labs, 12 of the ...

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CATEC Looks for Business Partners to Offer Students Practical Training - NBC 29 News

Electrical - August 20, 2018 - 5:31pm

NBC 29 News

CATEC Looks for Business Partners to Offer Students Practical Training
NBC 29 News
... offer an opportunity for students to get real-world work experience. Students who go to Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center can get some pre-apprenticeship training with various businesses in the community, which will help them ...

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GCTC superintendent honored - Pawhuska Journal Capital

Machining - August 20, 2018 - 5:00pm

Pawhuska Journal Capital

GCTC superintendent honored
Pawhuska Journal Capital
During the past 13 years Lewis provided leadership in the areas of innovative delivery of career and technical education, student success, economic development, community development, and effective partnerships with a variety of public and private ...

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DeWine talks job training, opponents critical of DeWine's voting record - 13abc Action News

Building Trades - August 20, 2018 - 3:46pm

13abc Action News

DeWine talks job training, opponents critical of DeWine's voting record
13abc Action News
Mike DeWine, the Republican candidate for governor says, "We do that by getting people the skill sets they need, the job training they need, the education they need." But DeWine says Ohio also ... And Shawn Enright, the head of the Building Trades ...

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Lincoln Park High School teacher named semi-finalist for national teaching award - Southgate News Herald

Building Trades - August 20, 2018 - 3:08pm

Southgate News Herald

Lincoln Park High School teacher named semi-finalist for national teaching award
Southgate News Herald
Tina Mies teaches building trades at Lincoln Park High School (LPHS). The two-year program prepares students for jobs in skilled trades, first ... “These semi-finalists represent amazing depth and breadth in high school skilled trades education, and ...

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Entrepreneurship, creativity are alive and well - McCook Daily Gazette

Wood Working - August 20, 2018 - 2:28pm

McCook Daily Gazette

Entrepreneurship, creativity are alive and well
McCook Daily Gazette
We've noticed several social media postings decrying the lack of emphasis on hands-on skills like woodworking and mechanics in modern schools. While it's true vocational classes have suffered cuts in some schools, hands-on creativity is thriving more ...

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TPSDI introduces maintenance skills courses in mechanical and electrical - India Education Diary

Electrical - August 20, 2018 - 1:47pm

TPSDI introduces maintenance skills courses in mechanical and electrical
India Education Diary
Dhanbad: Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company through its skill development endeavor, Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI) has been successfully enhancing employability and uplifting the economic conditions of people in and ...

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TPSDI introduces maintenance skills courses in mechanical and electrical - India Education Diary

Electrical - August 20, 2018 - 1:47pm

TPSDI introduces maintenance skills courses in mechanical and electrical
India Education Diary
Dhanbad: Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company through its skill development endeavor, Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI) has been successfully enhancing employability and uplifting the economic conditions of people in and ...

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Striking teachers have lost the war, even if they win a small pay battle - Stuff.co.nz

Electrical - August 20, 2018 - 1:02pm

Stuff.co.nz

Striking teachers have lost the war, even if they win a small pay battle
Stuff.co.nz
If New Zealand is to avoid a genuine crisis in education provision for our young people in the near future, a few things need to happen. As a start, the bar to entry for primary school teaching needs to go much higher in terms of prerequisite ...

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Tsongas Industrial History Center Gets Grant for Workshops - UMass Lowell

Industrial Education - August 20, 2018 - 12:24pm

UMass Lowell

Tsongas Industrial History Center Gets Grant for Workshops
UMass Lowell
LOWELL -- The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the Tsongas Industrial History Center in Lowell a highly competitive grant to support a series of one-week workshops for educators that enhance and strengthen humanities teaching at the ...

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Minecraft: Education Edition is headed to iPad - iMore (press release) (blog)

Electrical - August 20, 2018 - 11:57am

iMore (press release) (blog)

Minecraft: Education Edition is headed to iPad
iMore (press release) (blog)
As it approaches its second year since hitting classrooms, Minecraft: Education Edition is ready to hit a new platform: iPad. Microsoft announced today that the classroom-focused edition of Minecraft will become available for iPads starting in September.

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University of Akron abandons interior design and electrical engineering so students can play more video games - The Week Magazine

Electrical - August 20, 2018 - 11:38am

The Week Magazine

University of Akron abandons interior design and electrical engineering so students can play more video games
The Week Magazine
The Ohio school announced the money-saving measure last week, revealing it'll phase out unpopular degrees to focus on stronger programs, The Chronicle of Higher Education reports. Targeted programs include a Ph.D in electrical engineering and a ...

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