Maker Spaces – Why They Matter to CTE

A big space with stuff to get a fun job done. The job might be mechanical, electrical, or even digital or aesthetic arts. The space might consist of tools, electrical equipment, 3D printers, robotic equipment, or paints. What is it? IT is a “makerspace”, sometimes called a “hackerspace” or “Fab Lab”. According to Popular ScienceContinue reading “Maker Spaces – Why They Matter to CTE”

Inspired @ SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

Bad news, bad news, bad news. It’s all over the airwaves and internet today. But last week at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, all I saw was good news and inspiration. Imagine an event with the spirit of a religious revival where 16,000 people including 6,000 students competed, shared and grew. Imagine theseContinue reading “Inspired @ SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference”