Students in New York State are required to complete 40 weeks of Technology Education by the time they complete Junior High School.
Technology Education in an integrating discipline that provides students with an opportunity to study the human-made world and to develop technological literacy as part of their fundamental education. Through design, build and test activities student’s model solutions to real world problems and develop an understanding of technology in the past, present and future.
Technology education is much more than just knowledge about computers and their applications. Technology education programs engage the learner in critical thinking as they design and develop products, systems, and environments to solve practical problems.