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Five Skills for School and Careers: Part 4: Technical/Craftwork Skills

This entry is about technical skills.  Not the “technology” skills needed for computer and digital media work, but the conceptual and hands-on technical craftwork skills needed for designing, modeling, building and creating. These skills are an important part of a strong science, technology, engineering and math education. While some technical/craftwork skills can be specific to various […]

Is There a Generational Divide in Technology Skills? Lessons for Youth Employment Programs

  How do you embrace technology? As an adult who has worked with computers since the 1980s, I sometimes enjoy hearing and telling technology stories that now seem like ancient history.  My earliest professional experiences involved using huge mainframe computers to analyze data and using PCs with 5  1/4 inch disks and monochrome monitors for word […]