techdirections - linking education to careers


Tech Directions Books has over 20 titles to choose from, including the Machinists Ready Reference, which has sold over 500,000 copies! And, if you're interested in the history of technology, be sure to visit our History of Technology page!

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Written by teachers for teachers, you can use these hands-on projects for science and technology classes to complement your curriculum—and really get students motivated!

We've done all the work for you! Projects are e-mailed in pdf format as an attachment to your receipt—ready to use for immediate classroom use. Simply duplicate projects and use for as many students—and for as many times—as desired. The high-quality activities save you time and help your students really understand the principles of technology and science.

Only $2.95–$4.95 each

Tech Directions offers a wide array of titles in the field of technology, career/technical, and applied science education and related industrial fields.

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Tech Directions offers a growing list of posters for your classroom, home or office. We currently have over 70 titles in stock ready to ship, with new ones added frequently.

Only $12.95 each


Tech Directions also offers videos and software that can be seamlessly integrated into your machine trades and small engines curricula or used on the job.