How the flexible learning enviroment trend is impacting CTE Education.
Trends: Flexible Learning Environments
CTE encompasses a wide range of activities intended to simultaneously provide students with skills demanded in the labor market. Flexible learning enviroments help CTE education become more successful.
What is CTE?
What is a flexible learning environment?
The impact of adding a flexible learning environment to a CTE program. (Exapmles)
"Prepares youth and adults for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers. The mission of Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Indiana is to ensure an education system of high quality and equity for the academic achievement and career preparation of all Indiana students. Students in Indiana’s secondary CTE programs will gain the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for success in postsecondary education and economically viable career opportunities." ---Indiana DOE
What is CTE?
Career and Technical Education
Flexible learning environments are way for students to learn outside of a normal classroom setting.
"The classroom is student centered and the teacher is facilitator and not just an instructor. " ---- ISTE
Flexible Learning Environments
How flexible learning environments impact CTE...
Represents the design of space for flows of individuals, sight, sound, and air.
Learning studios (example: greenhouses) with abundant daylight, flexible furniture, and/or space for group projects
Project rooms (example: welding) with high ceilings, work tables, and specialized equipment for inventing, creating,and building
Outside learning : where students work on community service projects and use community sites,such as museums and libraries as classrooms
Students learn "their" way
Individual study and reflection
Flexible Learning Enviroments. (2016, Februrary). Received from https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/fa/bp/documents/bestpracticeflex.pdf
Indiana Department of Education., (2018, Aug. 22). Career and Technical Education. Recieved from https://www.doe.in.gov/cte
Harrington, K. & DiPuma, J., (2017, July, 11) Empower students in a collaborative, flexible learning environment. Recieved from https://www.iste.org/explore/articleDetail?articleid=967&category=ISTE-Standards-in-Action&article=
How flexible learning environments impact CTE Education.