As a career and technical education professional, you understand the importance of preparing youth and adults for high-skill, in-demand careers. You're responsible for ensuring that your curriculum and teaching meet the needs of your students. This group is for CTE teachers who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary teaching performance to enhance student learning outcomes. Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help us better serve students.


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Curriculum Planning | Origin: EC102 | New comment by Sherry Wand

Curriculum Mapping can take varies forms depending on the course being taught and what types of learning activities are needed.  When planning out my curriculum mapping, I need to look at the...

Global/Multicultural Fluency | Origin: EC116 | New comment by Roy Catero

Diverse backgrounds builds and enables the synergy of a group or team.  Understanding the people around you makes you more intuned to the needs and wants you can naviagte to produce productive...

Career Management | Origin: EC116 | New comment by Roy Catero

When we inject education into the culture around us society benefits.  Taking the time to push students to enalbe a feeling of worth and self esteem is a type of paying forward.  

Professionalism/Work Ethic | Origin: EC116 | New comment by Roy Catero

It is more than being in the right place, at the right time, wearing the correct uniform.  Being professional and have the right work ethic will allow students and potential employees to...

Leadership | Origin: EC116 | New comment by Roy Catero

Good leadership involves allowing students to become aware of their strengths and weaknesses.  As students grow personally, professionally, and academically leadership traits, skills and ability...

Information Technology Application | Origin: EC115 | New comment by Roy Catero

Infromation Technology is a way to maximize and improve productivity.  With the Internet of Things (IoT) more and more invovations are becoming comon in both work and classroom...

Teamwork/Collaboration | Origin: EC115 | New comment by Roy Catero

When teams get together there are stages they go through; forming storming norming preforming and adjourning.  It is normal to have a few bumps in the journey, however a facilitator should...

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving | Origin: EC115 | New comment by Roy Catero

Critical thinking is an attribute that employers and good students demonstrate.  Truths and falsehoods can be put to rest when critical thinking is used.  Critical thinking can solve...

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving | Origin: EC115 | New comment by Annette Oshin

Critical thinking is a essential skill that all people need to be successful and make good decisions in the workplace and the real world. Alot of the skills mentioned are used in the classroom...

Instructional Alignment | Origin: EC102 | New comment by Denise Hanes

I learned about the three domains and how each are important.  A student's soft skills are just as important as being able to learn and apply content, the cognitive domain.  I had also...