shop class

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Noun1.shop class - a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity)shop class - a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity); "I built a birdhouse in shop"
course, course of instruction, course of study, class - education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
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The shop classes I took in a space like this were, more often than not, about following a set of plans, and you were assessed on how well you followed those plans," Shea said.
High school shop classes should be made available again.
This is a humorous coming-of-age story set in the mid-sixties where Jeff fights off the stigma of being a clergyman's son, and has to contend with Junior High shop classes, B'nai Mitzvah party dances and a semi-reluctant romance with April Blackman.
And while today, schools are reintroducing courses such as letter writing, we might see the return of shop classes, with modern updates such as 3D printers.
When Mimi and Stacey decide to challenge the exclusion of girls from shop classes, their courage inspires the entire eighth grade to an act of civil disobedience.
The program will provide starter kits to transform shop classes and nclude additive production into curriculums.
Sensitivity to noise means that students with concussion might need to be excused from the lunchroom, recess, shop classes, music (band or choir) classes, activities in a gymnasium, and any other excessively noisy location, and should be permitted to use earplugs, they said.
Shop classes are being replaced with social media education, and parents struggle to pull their kids away from mobile devices, 3D televisions, and video game consoles for even a minute.
Manufacturing was a career opportunity, and shop classes were beehives of activity where materials were cut, shaped and poured into usable products.
Too many school systems have forsaken "hands-on" vocational training by closing home economics and shop classes, for example.
Stanley's class and other school members have already completed other parts of the "Going Green" plan, including the construction of bat habitats with help from the district's high school shop classes.
With the demise of shop classes in today's high schools, something like that would be sure to generate interest, and teach a wide range of tool-skills.