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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
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
Latest News | Education
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
Day-to-day life enriches teacher's lessons in class

Letrece McCoy infuses her fifth-grade math lessons at Windsor Spring Elementary with "real world" applications.But that real world disrupted her life on Aug. 29, 2005.McCoy had been a teacher for 12 years at Robert Russell Moton Elementary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-09-13/day-day-life-enriches-tea
Education | Metro | Education
Exec stresses being prepared

...been developed at SRS or out at Fort Gordon or possibly the Medical College (of Georgia) and trying to find real-world application for those particular technologies. Q: That hasn't happened on a large scale yet, has it? A: We've had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/03/bus_277359.shtml
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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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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
Augusta State University | University of South Carolina - Aiken
Lab links lessons to real world

...Middle School pupils experienced technology Wednesday that some say will bridge the gap from classroom work to real-world applications. This week the school opened a synergistic lab that gives pupils a look at how math and science apply to a job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/01/met_197011.shtml
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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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