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Academy of Richmond County students embrace technical skills, career-based classes

...Richmond County assistant principal and CTE program supervisor Kierstin Johnson said the classes give students real-world applications for the skills they learn in the classroom."They learn skills here that are useful no matter what career they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-14/academy-richmond-county-s
Event may plant SEED of scientific curiosity

...have hands-on demonstrations involving math and science, and they will show how science and math are used in real-world applications, he said. Although the event is targeted at fourth- through eighth-graders, there will be something for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/05/aik_478022.shtml
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ASU to host Women's Studies symposium

...release today."The goal of this year's Women's Studies symposium is to bring together academic study and real-world applications of gender studies. The Women's Studies program aspires to promote scholarship on gender studies, and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-02/asu-host-womens-studies-symp
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New terms, same lesson

...rigorous curriculum mandated by the state Department of Education. "It's a new way of teaching kids about the real-world applications of what they're learning in the classroom," Ms. Howlett said. "You have to make it relevant to them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/10/met_543887.shtml
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Teachers use GIFT for class

...For 10 years, Georgia Industrial Fellowships for Teachers, known as GIFT, have allowed teachers to observe real-world applications of science and mathematics through businesses. "When kids have questions, they don't want to hear you read...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/17/met_296460.shtml
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Students learn how to use math in real world

...good move. "Math is no longer about solving problems in isolation," she said. "It's solving problems in real-world applications. The kids are having to ask themselves, 'How can I use algebra or geometry to solve this problem?' " Reach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/08/met_510652.shtml
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'3-D printer' aids engineers' visions

...mechanical engineering student Chris Burnette, who works in research and development at Club Car. The printer has real-world applications also. Not only does the printer save time - up to a few days - but it can also save thousands of dollars for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/22/bus_129354.shtml
Business | Club Car
Science scores improves; other subjects stay stagnant

...Dr. Nielsen said students may also be tuning out the test because its questions are so stale and contain no real-world applications. Over the next two years, the superintendent said she will work with other educators to devise more questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/11/met_199512.shtml
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Robot dog nose knows where the ball goes

...offers a welcome respite for the students, RoboCup U.S. Open Chairman Tucker Balch said the competition has real world applications. Though technology for batteries, motors and computer processors has rapidly advanced over the past decade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/10/met_452721.shtml
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SRS, engineers aim to inspire youngsters

...said teacher Lisa Powell, whose classes played host to Mr. Kupar. "It's wonderful that they can see the real-world applications of concepts that we are teaching in science," Ms. Powell said. Especially, according to Ms. Powell's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/02/met_304618.shtml
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