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January 2012 Proving Newton Right or Wrong with Blur Photography • High School and College Kids Collaborate on BOTS Competition • Solar Electricity for Homes • Career Directions—Electronics Technician • Annual Mediia Review

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March 2012 Student-Built ROVs Explore Shipwrecks • Experiments Demonstrate Geothermal Heating Process • Restoring a Classic Electric Car • Career Directions—Renewable Energy Systems Integrator • ITEEA Conference Preview—Improving Technology and Engineering Education • Spring Spotlight

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February 2012 Teaching STEM to Millennial Students • CAD/CAM, Creativity, and Discipline Lead to Turnaround School Success • Adapting Wood Technology to Teach Design and Engineering • It’s Too Hot! It’s Too Cold!—Understanding How Heat Works • Career Directions—Photonics Technician • STEM Resources Guide

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April 2012 Pull-Out Product Guide • Right Back at 'Cha—Boomerang Activity Provides Educational Returns • Career Directions—Fiber Optic Installer • Teaching Techonology by Assessing Vehicle Safety

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May 2012 TSA Prepares Students for Career Success • Stave Off Summer Learning Loss with Do-at-Home Activities • Global Power Play—Competition Winners Light Up the World • Build an Inexpensive Wind Tunnel to Test CO2 Cars • You've Got to Move It, Move It—Adding Logistics and Distribution to the Transportation Curriculum • Teacher Training Directory • Index to Volume 71

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August 2012 Teach CAD and Measuring Skills Through Reverse Engineering • Saving Energy and Money—A Lesson in Computer Power Management • 2012-13 Inventors Competition—Trash Transformation Challenge • Whatever Floats Your Boat—A Design Challenge • Use a Log Splitter to Demonstrate a Two-Stage Hydraulic Pump • Product Showcase

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September 2012 Special Focus: Green Technology— Revitalize Electrical Program with Renewable Energy Focus • Energy Detectives! Introduce Students to a Promising Career in Energy Auditing • Simple Activity Demonstrates Wind Energy Principles • Green Technology Resources • Take Fundraising to a New Level with Pro Athletes’ Help

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October 2012 Special Feature—Pull-Out Product Guide • CAD/CAM Helps Build Better Bots • Buildilng a Better Mousetrap Offers Cross-Curriculum Connections • Introducing Technology Education at the Elementary Level

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November 2012 Comparing Cars—Environmental and Cost Concerns • Electric Vehicles: A Historical Snapshot • Designng a Self-Sustaining Community • Keep Laptop Cool with Simple Custom Riser • ACTE Convention Preview—CareerTech VISION 2012 • Special Feature: Hands-On Activities

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January 2013 Middle School Girls Sample ‘Hard Hat’ Life at Construction Camp • Don’t Let Legal Issues Put You in Hot Water!—A Safety and Liability Primer • Career Directions: Web Designer • Special Feature: Annual Media Review

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December 2012 Teaching Photo Manipulation—Simple Project Puts Students in Your Living Room • Crossword Puzzle Makes It Fun—Introduce Green Manufacturing in Wood Technology Courses • FREE On-Demand Classroom Project: Cereal Box Design—An Intermediate Graphics Activity • Special Feature: Supplier Directory

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September 2013 Special Issue—Green Technology: Provide Endless Learning Opportunities—Build a Solar and Wind Power Trainer • Solar Cooker Promotes Design and Problem Solving on a Budget • Make a Simple Solar Collector / Make Simple Planetary Gear Sets Truly SImple • Teach Basic Skills by Making Wooden Words

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February 2013 Gender Equity Issues in CTE and STEM Education—Economic and Social Implications • Inspiring Educators to Teach Wind Energy • Teach Deflection Concepts with Hacksaw Blades and Rubber Bands • Building Peace Poles • Special Feature—STEM Resources Guide

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March 2013 An Engineering Mentor's Take on FIRST Robotics • Students Learn Programming Faster Through Robotics Simulation • Reward Your Students with an Online Scavenger Hunt • Building and Stocking the Essential Tool Box • ITEEA Conference Preview • Special Feature—Spring Spotlight

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April 2013 Special Feature—Pull-Out Product Guide • Building a Green House in the Redwoods • Career Directions—Welder • CAD Instructor Designs Eco-Friendly Shed—And Offers Plans Free Online

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May 2013 Seven Homes in Seven Days—an ‘Extreme’ Education • Results of the 2012-13 Tech Directions Inventors Competition—Trash Transformation Challenge • Tool and Supply Management—Keeping Track of What You Have and What You Need • Introducing CNC to Middle Schoolers • Teacher Training Opportunities • Index to Volume 72

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August 2013 Turning Students into Engineers with 3D Printing • 10th Annual Inventors Competition— Emergency Power Solutions • Kick Off the School Year with a Football Mold Activity • Middle School Design Challenge—New Twist on Tower Construction • Build a Handy MOSFET Checker • Career Directions—Software Developer • Special Feature—Product Showcase

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October 2013 Special Feature—Product Guide • Revamped Program Teaches Real-World Manufacturing Skills • Career Directions—CAD Technician • Cutting Edge Technology—Cloud-Based CAD Offers Collaboration and Engagement

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November 2013 Guidelines for Maintaining the CTE/TE Lab • Working with Wood from Start to Finish • 'Nerf' Football Project Scores Points with Students • Play Your Cards Right! Attend the ACTE Convention in Las Vegas • Hone Woodworking Skills with Candlestand Project • Special Feature—Hands-On Activities

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January 2014 Can Creativity Really Be Taught? • Inventor's Visit Sparks Student Imagination • Business Card Project Teaches Desktop Publishing Skills • Career Directions—Diesel Mechanic • Windsor Chair Makes Great Capstone Project • Media Review

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December 2013 Hands-On Tech Ed Motivates Students—Game On! • The Drama of the 'Ick' Factor—Students Learn How Germs Spread • Wooden Christmas Tree Is Ideal for Mass Production • Forensics 101—Applying Physics to Solve Crime • Supplier Directory

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February 2014 Project-Based Learning + Real World Manufacturing + Industry Partnership = Powerful STEM Education • Use YouTube to Promote Your Program—Here's How • Bits, Bytes, and Binary—The Mathematics of Computers • Career Directions—Robotics Technician • Table Project Teaches Woodworking and Lamination Basics • STEM Resources Guide

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March 2014 Robotics Team Goes Varsity • Teach Microsystems on a Tight Budget • ITEEA Conference Preview • Baseball Equipment Rack Project • Special Feature—Spring Spotlight

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April 2014 Spring Pull-Out Product Guide • A Century at Dunwoody—Centennial Tech School Teaches State-of-the-Art CNC • Classroom/Laboratory Handbook Keeps Track of the Essentials • 'Sweet' Activity Teaches Essentials of Materials Strength

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May 2014 Making Sense of Solar Cells • Generating Power in Emergency Situations—Results of the 2013-14 Tech Directions Inventors Competition • Pressure Engine Project Teaches CNC Concepts • Helping Students Make Their Homes Safer • Teacher Training Opportunities • Index to Volume 73

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August 2014 11th Annual Tech Directions Inventors Competition—Alternative Energy for Chicago • Use a Laser Cutter/Engraver to Create Intricate Inlays • Tips for Writing a Winning Grant Proposal • Big Rig Hauling Activity Integrates Reading and STEM • Use Your Neighborhood to Teach Math Concepts • Career Directions—Precision Metalworker • Product Spotlight

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September 2014 Go Green! Moving CTE Toward Sustainability • LISD Center for a Sustainable Future—A Tech School in a Green Building • Test Your Knowledge—Green Building in Construction Technology • Your Students as Media Stars—Using InDesign to Create a Magazine Cover • Engine Fabrication Project Teaches Materials and Processes • Career Directions—Carpenter • Product Spotlight

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November 2014 Interactive Mini Car Projects Use CAD and 3D Printing • Designing a Curriculum for Alternative Energy Vehicles • Integrating Literacy into CTE Classes • Career Directions—Electrician • Convention Preview—Learn, Network, and Get Inspired at CareerTech VISION

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October 2014 Special Feature—Pull-Out Product Guide • Restoring a Car—igniting a Passion! • Students Can Create a School Grounds Redesign • Introduce Basic Electronics with an Easy-to-Build Burglar Alarm

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