Seven Essential Teaching Skills for CTE Instruction in the 21st Century

Publication November 2011

CTE teachers face the challenge of preparing all students for the high-performance workplace of the 21st-century and for continued learning. Based on the findings of a research project designed to train beginning CTE teachers, this session will highlight seven instructional skills that CTE teachers need to face the challenges of 21st-century. CTE instruction-planning standards-based instruction, designing standards-based assessment, facilitating project-based learning, using cooperative learning, integrating literacy, integrating numeracy and managing the classroom to create a climate of personalization and support.

Bottoms, G., & Sass, H. (2011, November). Seven essential teaching skills for CTE instruction in the 21st century. Presentation made at the annual meeting of the Association for Career and Technical Education Research, St. Louis, MO.

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