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U46 considering purchase of virtual, augmented reality equipment for high school career and trade classes - Chicago Tribune

Automotive Education - September 19, 2018 - 3:27pm

Chicago Tribune

U46 considering purchase of virtual, augmented reality equipment for high school career and trade classes
Chicago Tribune
... education courses. District officials have asked the school board to approve spending $226,000 to incorporate what is commonly referred to as AR and VR into welding, healthcare sciences and automotive classes at offered at Elgin and Larkin high ...

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Celebrating IEEE and Its Members - IEEE Spectrum

Electrical - September 19, 2018 - 3:23pm

IEEE Spectrum

Celebrating IEEE and Its Members
IEEE Spectrum
During October, IEEE members around the world celebrate IEEE Day, commemorating the anniversary of the first technical meeting of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the society that eventually merged with the Institute of Radio Engineers ...

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DIAG.NET Founding Member Packages, for Automotive, Collision, and Heavy-Duty Industry Professionals - Markets Insider

Automotive Education - September 19, 2018 - 3:03pm

DIAG.NET Founding Member Packages, for Automotive, Collision, and Heavy-Duty Industry Professionals
Markets Insider
Diagnostic Network is a next-generation community platform designed to enable successful repair of modern vehicles through peer discussion, partner collaboration and education. Diagnostic Network's mission is to help individuals grow their diagnostic ...

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FABTECH adds education, show floor features for 2018 - Trailer/Body Builders

Industrial Education - September 19, 2018 - 3:00pm

Trailer/Body Builders

FABTECH adds education, show floor features for 2018
Trailer/Body Builders
FABTECH 2018, North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, is adding new education and show floor features designed to showcase emerging industry trends and highlight advancements in product innovation. The event is ...

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A Bus, a Goat and Lots of Learning: Retiring Administrator Looks Back at Career - NC State News

Industrial Education - September 19, 2018 - 3:00pm

A Bus, a Goat and Lots of Learning: Retiring Administrator Looks Back at Career
NC State News
Warren started as a continuing education specialist at the McKimmon Center on July 1, 1979, a mere week after completing her master's degree in vocational industrial education. She managed about 50 short courses, conferences and workshops in the Office ...

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Oak Knoll to host educational forum - NJ.com

Robotics - September 19, 2018 - 2:44pm

Oak Knoll to host educational forum
NJ.com
Presentations from educational experts will address topics such as college placement and affordability, technology in education, career opportunities for women in STEM fields. Students will also be engaged through interactive workshops in virtual ...

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U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, Districts and Postsecondary Institutions Recognized; Green Strides Tour Announced

Washington Report - September 19, 2018 - 2:25pm
Forty-six schools and six districts were honored today at the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools ceremony for their innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and costs, promote better health, and ensure effective environmental education. In addition, six colleges and universities were recognized with the Postsecondary Sustainability Award.  Representatives from honored schools, districts, and postsecondary institutions received sustainably crafted plaques in recognition of their achievements.

Let's develop skills critical to Kenya's industrial growth - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Industrial Education - September 19, 2018 - 2:16pm

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Let's develop skills critical to Kenya's industrial growth
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
The report paints a grim picture of the availability of employable skills especially for industry such as technical mastery and artisanship. Businesses in most countries often point to the failure of education and training systems to provide the skills ...

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Enrollment growth boosts morale - The Advocate

Automotive Education - September 19, 2018 - 1:55pm

Enrollment growth boosts morale
The Advocate
Students traversing the Contra Costa College campus may not have noticed, between trying to rush to class through a fair amount of construction and scrambling to figure out class routines, that there is something different happening on campus this fall ...

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Our history: Cincinnati inventor heralded as 'black Edison' - Cincinnati.com

Electrical - September 19, 2018 - 1:46pm

Cincinnati.com

Our history: Cincinnati inventor heralded as 'black Edison'
Cincinnati.com
Inventor Granville T. Woods was working as an electrical engineer in Cincinnati in 1884 when he received his first patent, No. 299,894, for a steam-boiler furnace. ... There is no record of formal education. Woods settled in Cincinnati in 1880 and ...

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What Hollywood Can Learn From Farmworkers - Slate Magazine

Industrial Education - September 19, 2018 - 1:23pm

Slate Magazine

What Hollywood Can Learn From Farmworkers
Slate Magazine
Janitors from California have been meeting with the farmworkers to discuss ways to implement key components of the model, specifically worker-led education and enforcement. They're also working to figure out which actors within the janitorial industry ...

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Learning Lab offers students hands-on activities in STEM careers - Salina Journal

Industrial Education - September 19, 2018 - 12:47pm

Salina Journal

Learning Lab offers students hands-on activities in STEM careers
Salina Journal
Lincoln High School Industrial Arts Teacher James Lange brought 9th through 12th grade students enrolled in wood shop and welding classes to the learning lab. Lange said the workshop was a great leaning experience for his students. “It gets them out of ...

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Retirees encouraged to pass on their trade skills to local students - Clark Fork Valley Press

Building Trades - September 19, 2018 - 12:46pm

Clark Fork Valley Press

Retirees encouraged to pass on their trade skills to local students
Clark Fork Valley Press
He has also been in touch with the Career and Technical Education Division of the Office of Public Instruction about having their building trades representative come down and do some safety classes and other trainings with the team Steele puts together.

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Anni Albers and the forgotten women of the Bauhaus - BBC News

Industrial Education - September 19, 2018 - 12:45pm

BBC News

Anni Albers and the forgotten women of the Bauhaus
BBC News
“Fearful of the impact women might have on the school's professional reputation with industry, not only did Gropius subsequently place restrictions on the number of women permitted entry, but the increasingly reduced few were directed towards what were ...

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Charleston Mandarin language charter school faces closure 1 month after opening - Charleston Post Courier

Industrial Education - September 19, 2018 - 12:26pm

Charleston Post Courier

Charleston Mandarin language charter school faces closure 1 month after opening
Charleston Post Courier
School founders hoped to locate it centrally in North Charleston, making it accessible to a large population of students. Instead they have rented space in a converted medical supply warehouse in an industrial area of Berkeley County. Traffic is often ...

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Dubuque students help construct tiny houses - Newton Daily News

Electrical - September 19, 2018 - 11:12am

Dubuque students help construct tiny houses
Newton Daily News
The Telegraph Herald reports that ALC students are spending this school year constructing the tiny house, which, when finished, will come complete with plumbing, electrical wiring, a bathroom, full kitchen and bedroom space. The project aims to expose ...

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District weighs future building needs - Osakis Review

Electrical - September 19, 2018 - 11:01am

Osakis Review

District weighs future building needs
Osakis Review
Board members reviewed a detailed three-page spreadsheet listing the deficiencies on the district facilities including interior, mechanical, electrical, site, exterior and educational adequacy issues. The Facilities Committee, as well as the School ...

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Spring 2018 & Summer I Graduates Listed - News - Charleston ... - Charleston Express

Automotive Education - September 19, 2018 - 11:01am

Spring 2018 & Summer I Graduates Listed - News - Charleston ...
Charleston Express
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released the list of students receiving degrees and certificates during the spring 2018 semester and the first summer ...

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Most Laborers Are Knowledge Workers Now - Forbes

Industrial Education - September 19, 2018 - 11:00am

Forbes

Most Laborers Are Knowledge Workers Now
Forbes
If our educational system could partner with the industrial sector in the German way, it would be an enormous boom to students and would enable American business to grow at a faster clip. In another report for The Atlantic, one educator summed it up ...

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Most Laborers Are Knowledge Workers Now - Forbes

Robotics - September 19, 2018 - 11:00am

Forbes

Most Laborers Are Knowledge Workers Now
Forbes
Both federal and state education ministries got behind programs that help disadvantaged students . . . including increasing the proportion of schools that are full day and adding government-funded early-childhood education programs. What's especially ...

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