Integrating the Study of Technology into the Curriculum: A Consulting Teacher Model

Erekson, Thomas; Shumway, Steven
September 2006
Journal of Technology Education;Fall2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p27
Academic Journal
The article examines whether technology education should be introduced as a separate academic discipline or it should be integrated into the existing curriculum in schools through comparative analysis of a consulting teacher model and a collaborative consulting technology teachers model. Under a consulting teacher approach, special educators use several alternatives to teach outstanding students and include them into the regular classroom. Under collaborative consulting technology teachers approach, collaborative consulting special education teachers are more responsible than regular teachers and effective consulting teachers are able to nurture specific skills in consultation.


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