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Come Visit Us at VISION Hi-Tech!

Posted by Amanda Banner on Feb 13, 2019 12:38:08 PM
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Instructor Spotlight - Todd Kessler

Posted by Amanda Banner on Feb 4, 2019 2:34:00 PM

Todd Kessler, an automotive instructor at York County School of Technology in Pennsylvania, uses multiple CDX resources to give his students a personal classroom experience with a variety of materials. 

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Topics: Instructors

Instructor Spotlight - Kevin Lawton

Posted by Amanda Banner on Jan 8, 2019 2:11:00 PM

Kevin Lawton teaches at Bedford County Technical Center in Everett, Pennsylvania, where he uses Fundamentals of Automotive Technology Online

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How Can I Get More Development as an Instructor?

Posted by Amanda Banner on Dec 24, 2018 12:00:00 PM

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” Henry Ford knows something about the importance of continuing to learn. 

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Topics: Instructors

Instructor Spotlight - Dane Tom

Posted by Amanda Banner on Dec 6, 2018 1:28:00 PM

Dane Tom has used CDX since 2001. He teaches at Roy High School in South Roy, Utah, where he uses Fundamentals of Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair Online. 

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Topics: Fundamentals of Automotive Technology ONLINE, Curriculum

How Automotive Technology Courses Fulfill STEM Education

Posted by Amanda Banner on Nov 14, 2018 4:02:00 PM

Today’s students are tech savvy. They know their ways around any gadget you put in front of them. In fact, many parents fear their kids are spending too much time on devices after school and not enough time in school to prepare them for future employment. Automotive technology programs allow students to use and further develop their technology skills while working and learning in a fun and engaging way. This means automotive technology programs help bridge the gap between home and school while providing students with valuable STEM educations. 

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Topics: Fundamentals of Automotive Technology ONLINE, Curriculum

Instructor Spotlight - Mark Emmons

Posted by Amanda Banner on Nov 8, 2018 3:33:00 PM
Instructor Mark Emmons and his class at McCollum High School in San Antonio.

Mark Emmons, an automotive technology instructor, loves how CDX adapts to all kinds of learning styles. 

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Topics: Fundamentals of Automotive Technology ONLINE

How To: Access Lecture Outlines & PowerPoint Slides

Posted by Amanda Banner on Oct 30, 2018 3:22:00 PM

CDX offers several useful resources for instructors, including lecture outlines and PowerPoint slides, for all CDX titles.

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Topics: Curriculum

How to Get More Funding for My Class

Posted by Amanda Banner on Oct 25, 2018 2:20:00 PM

As an educator, you probably know the cost of every item in your classroom as well as the cost of materials and resources you wish you could afford. When push came to shove, it’s likely you’ve purchased some items using your own money. You probably also know that however diligently you work to provide the materials your students need, it’s still not enough to teach them the way you’d like. Imagine what you could do, if only you had more funds. 

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Topics: Curriculum, Funding

How to Receive Free Review Copies of CDX Textbooks

Posted by Amanda Banner on Oct 17, 2018 1:24:00 PM

CDX offers free review copies of its textbooks to qualified instructors. Watch the video below to find out
how you can receive review copies of your choice. 

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Topics: Curriculum