Manufacturing Education Series

Vol. 1 2013

A video series from Modern Machine Shop, the SME Education Foundation and AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology describes careers in manufacturing. DVDs were sent to middle and high schools along with these discussion guides.

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feature Does this teacher have the winning formula? Does this teacher have the winning formula? This shop owner thinks so Does This School Have the Formula for Manufacturing Education? Manufacturing Education Discussion Questions Manufacturing Education SEriES VoL. 1 The students involved in Cardinal Manufacturing don't work on assignments created by the teacher. They do production work for real companies who need those parts and components made. 1. What lessons does doing real-world manufacturing teach the students that working on made-up assignments might not teach? 2. Teacher Craig Cegielski describes this school's approach as "win-win." How do the students, the school, the community and local businesses all beneļ¬t from this school running its manufacturing program as a business? Having skilled and talented employees is valuable for manufacturing companies. 3. MRS Machining, the company the students visited in the video, donated equipment to Cardinal Manufacturing. Why do you think the company considers this school to be worth supporting? Manufacturing is an exciting field that many people find rewarding. 4. What do the students in Cardinal Manufacturing seem to enjoy about the work they're learning to do? 5. The school superintendent said that a student who struggles in other classes might thrive in Cardinal Manufacturing. What are some of the talents you see the manufacturing students using that don't get used in a typical classroom? LEARN MORE Find links to all of these resources at: MMSonline's education training zone: MMSonline on YouTube: MMS Digital Edition: Volume 1 11

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