This is a sharing and support group for English Language Arts teachers and CTE teachers working collaboratively to improve literacy and English Language Arts-related instruction in CTE courses and programs. It is an opportunity to share instructional ideas and lessons. Group members can raise questions and share ideas for increased collaboration, earning credit, grading, assessment, and issues related to curriculum mapping of standards for NYSED program approval.
Have you bookmarked a web site/page on your browser that you find helpful in your professional work? Do you use an online resource/tool/video that you've found useful for your work? Simply grab the URL and add it as a bookmark so your peers can also benefit from your collected resources. And make sure to describe the resource and solicit comments to maximize learning and outcomes.
Principal Kafele is a dynamic educator and former principal. https://principalkafele.com. He spoke at the 2020 ACTE VISION conference. He made a powerful example of why it is important to integrate academics and CTE. This short 2 minute video might be useful with school leaders and students.
This is the Google shared drive Professional Learning Community for CTE teachers. This file for Academic Integration teachers includes sharing of lesson ideas and resources as well as recordings of virtual Sharing and Support sessions.
New York State education regulations provide for students to earn academic credit in the CTE program when meeting certain conditions. Here is a link to the regulation, a comparison of the two options, and a video tutorial explanation.
Here is the link to the recordings and chat from the Virtual Sharing and Support sessions on June 22. You can find a copy of the brainstorming in the Academic Teacher breakout and the recording of the Curriculum Mapping afternoon session.
Career Ed Lounge is embedded in over eighty professional development portals serving the career and technical education community. Performance Groups in the Lounge are integrated with related learning opportunities offered on these portals. With a few exceptions, Performance Groups are also publicly available to any member of the Lounge to maximize peer-to-peer learning and performance outcomes.