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ACTE Facts Sheets

http://www.acteonline.org/factsheets/#.VIDGCDHF_58

ACTE is your resource for quick, to-the-point fact sheets that will help you make the case for CTE with policymakers, businesses and the public.

College Affordability Guide

http://www.collegeaffordabilityguide.org

Affordable Degrees Online helps prospective undergrad and graduate students to find affordable, not-for-profit universities with solid outcome metrics in the healthcare field.

CTE Career Profiles

http://user-mniyirg.cld.bz/CTE-Career-Profiles-Bookshelf

Career Profiles are a great way to help your students plan for their future! Within each profile, students can learn about some of CTE's most exciting careers while also gaining insight into what it takes to follow this career path!

Free Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

http://free.ed.gov/subjects.cfm?subject_id=41

This is a very comprehensive site for all areas. Art, music, health & physical education, history, language arts, math, and science are all covered in this website. If you click on Math, you will find Mathematics Across the Curriculum. To access lessons, type “ lesson plans” in the search box.

iTunes U

https://itunes.apple.com/app/itunes-u/id490217893?mt=8&ls=1

iTunes U is the best way to create and experience courses on iPad. The iTunes U app gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free education content — right on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.

K-12 Instructional Media Center

http://www.k12imc.org/

Click on Curriculum and Classroom treasures. You will find Electronic field trips as well as computer assisted collaboration projects, such as podcasts. This is a great site for all teaching areas.

Math for America

http://www.mathforamerica.org/teacher-resources/virtual-manipulatives

Teacher resources include: Games and challenges, activities and lesson plans, skills practice & worksheets, podcasts, etc.

New York Times Reprints

http://www.nytreprints.com

From this site, you can order presentation-ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, clients, or customers.

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)

http://www.parcconline.org/

PARCC is a group of states working together to develop a set of assessments that measure whether students are on track to be successful in college and their careers. These high quality, computer-based K–12 assessments in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy give teachers, schools, students, and parents better information whether students are on track in their learning and for success after high school, and tools to help teachers customize learning to meet student needs.

Thinkfinity

http://www.thinkfinity.org

55,000 FREE resources for all content areas, including 4,500 lesson plans.

This site provide resources for vocational e

http://khake.com/

This website from the Vocational Information Center has resources for Teaching and Learning, Career Guidance, Occupational and Industry Safety, Academics, Vocational and Career Lesson Plans

University of North Carolina

http://community.learnnc.org/dpi/math/archives/I-AFM.pdf

Math lessons.

University of Utah GIS Lessons

http://www.uensd.org/gis/lessons/GIS_Lessons_uen.htm

The GIS/GPS Academy is designed to introduce educators to two exciting technologies, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Educators will not only be introduced to these technologies but will also be given tools and resources for using them to enhance their curriculum.

General Interest

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Center on Education and Training for Employment

http://www.CETE.org

a university-based research and development center, CETE has access to the foremost authorities on workforce development and related fields to fulfill its mission.

CTE Career Profiles

http://user-mniyirg.cld.bz/CTE-Career-Profiles-Bookshelf

Career Profiles are a great way to help your students plan for their future! Within each profile, students can learn about some of CTE's most exciting careers while also gaining insight into what it takes to follow this career path!

CTE Resources Journal

http://www.ioes.org/genderequity/CTEresourcesjournal.html

: A journal of CTE resources which are reviewed and selected to assist educators to stay informed. Resources are sought and reported in the following areas of interest: Gender Equity/Nontraditional Careers; STEM Initiative; Emerging Fields and New Horizons; CTE Content Areas; Research and Reports; Education Reform Initiatives; and Technology.

Education Corner Online Education, Degrees, Colleges, & Universities

http://www.educationcorner.com/

This site is a comprehensive database of colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education. Explore thousands of accredited colleges and universities in the U.S. to learn about their offerings, tuition and fees, major programs, and expanded learning opportunities.

eLearning Business Instruction by Skillsoft

http://www.skillsoft.com/online-learning-resources/

Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for our customers worldwide, who range from global enterprises, government, and education customers to mid-sized and small businesses. This is a good site to use to teach Soft Skills.

Free Technology for Teachers

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/

This site includes blogs, free downloads, Google tutorials, video creation applications, and numerous other technology resources for the classroom.

Illinois Office of Educational Services

http://www.IOES.org

The IOES specializes in providing resources and services for those who plan, deliver, and administer Career and Technical Education (CTE).

iTunes U

https://itunes.apple.com/app/itunes-u/id490217893?mt=8&ls=1

iTunes U is the best way to create and experience courses on iPad. The iTunes U app gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free education content — right on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.

National Center for Research in Career and Technical Education

http://www.NCCTE.org

The mission of the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education is to improve the engagement, achievement and transition of high school and postsecondary CTE students through technical assistance to states, professional development for CTE practitioners and dissemination of knowledge derived from scientifically based research.

New York Times Reprints

http://www.nytreprints.com

From this site, you can order presentation-ready copies to distribute to your colleagues, clients, or customers.

Noth Dakota Career and Technical Education

http://www.nd.gov/cte/

Teacher Tap

Project, Problem, and Inquiry-based Learning

Project, Problem, and Inquiry-based Learning Links for teachers.

The Samford Center for Problem-Based Learning (PBL)

http://www.samford.edu/ctls/problem_based_learning.html

The Samford PBL Center evolved into the Center for Teaching, Learning and Scholarship (CTLS) in 2003. Although the Center's focus has broadened, efforts to enhance student learning through the training, implementation and documentation of PBL and other methods of active, student-centered, collaborative, inquiry-based learning; and to share these practices with other educators continues.

UD PBL

http://www.udel.edu/pbl/

One of the most extensive PBL sites in the nation, featuring: articles, books, sample problems,PBL Clearinghouse and conference information

Surveys

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Create Online Surveys

http://www.surveymonkey.com/

Helpful tool to design online surveys, collect responses and analyze results.

Soft Skills Definitions of Communication and More

http://www.atctraining.com/soft_skills_definition_of_communication.htm

This article includes the WHOLE MESSAGE MODEL for communication and its related definitions.

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