This November, career and technical education professionals from across the country and around the world will gather in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 for the most exciting and talked-about CTE event of the year - CareerTech VISION 2012!
LJ Create gave teachers and students a taste of their EcoSTEM related modules at the Peking University High School in China.
LJ Create introduced their EP5 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle module at CIAST (Centre for Instructor & Advanced Skill Training) as part of several Automotive Technology training sessions, including Electronic Diesel Engine Systems and Air Conditioning.
Forward-thinking officials at the Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
realised their goal of a state-of-the-art automotive training resource in July, with the installation of their newly-purchased LJ Create Automotive Resources.
At BETT 2012, LJ Create became a focal point for many of the Ministerial Delegations who were in London attending the associated World Education Forum that is held prior to the BETT Show.
European educational content and services company Infinitas Learning has completed the acquisition of UK-based LJ Create Ltd.
LJ Create's new Online Science Materials have already started to make a big difference to science scores. An Educator from Houston tells LJ about a double digit increase in her students' science scores.
Former UK Education Secretary, Rt. Hon. Charles Clarke, recognises excellence of Kazakhstan eLearning Initiative.
On Tuesday 23rd of August 2011, a group of 17 IT Teachers from Korea paid a visit to the LJ Create Head Office in Norwich, UK.
LJ Create, TSI and Promethean will be at eLearning Africa. Visit their stand, D5 and see how the integrated resources from LJ and Promethean create interactive eLearning environments for science, engineering and technology.
LJ Create Inc, one of the world’s best known science, technology and engineering educational resource development companies, has joined forces with Technical Laboratory Systems Inc (Tech Labs), to produce SciTEX (SCIence for TEXas) Learning. 'SciTex Learning' is a complete science curriculum solution for Middle and High Schools in the State of Texas.
Green Technologies were the main talking point on LJ Create's stand (D66) at the 2011 BETT Show. Visitors from the education profession representing countries from all over the world stopped by our stand, to admire the new Sustainable Energy and Green Construction teaching resources that we displayed on our eye-catching bright orange and white LJ Create stand.
LJ Create, in conjunction with their local partners Technology Solutions International - Erbil, took the opportunity to show some of their innovative teaching solutions for Science and Engineering at the Erbil International Fair 2010.
The new Green Construction and Sustainable Energy teaching resources from LJ Create proved to be a big hit with visitors from all over the world at the WordDidac Basel 2010 education fair.
LJ Create are delighted to announce that they have been selected as one of three finalists in the International Enterprise Award category of the EDP Business Awards.
DuocUC was created in 1968 within the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. The institution is a system of well known Vocational and Technical Colleges with a recognized quality and certified by the National Undergraduate Accreditation (CNAP), a level that distinguishes among the best institutions of further education in Chile. There are now two fully equipped Electronics Labs within the School of Engineering at this latest location, housing 20 workstations each with a complete range of LJ Create electronics boards.
ADTEC Melaka is a Centre of Excellence for Automotive Training in Malaysia and utilises the most recent technologies and resources to train Automotive Instructors and students from across the region. A range of highly interactive resources has been installed in the Centre by UK-based educational technologies supplier, LJ Create and Darultek Instrument Sdn Bhd, their agent in Malaysia.
His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York visited Mexico in February, 2010, to strengthen UK/Mexico commercial relations. As part of his visit the Duke of York visited Xalapa, capital State of Veracruz State, in the company of the Governor of Veracruz, Mr Fidel Herrera, and the British Ambassador to Mexico, Mrs Judith Macgregor.
The Thomas Alleyne High School in Stevenage has received a brand new DELL Inspiron Mini Netbook after entering our competition at the BETT show, which was held at The Olympia, London on the 13th -16th of January 2010.
Organised by BESA (the British Educational Supplier Association), Alarming Events and UKTI; BES Asia 2009, was the third event of its kind and combined British and regional educational expertise and products.
LJ Create were exhibiting this year, along with their esteemed Malaysian agent, Darultek Instrument SDN BHD, and were displaying their innovative solutions for vocational education, featuring resources for electronics and engineering.
e-India at Hyderabad is the biggest ICT show in India. LJ Create were proud to attend the show in August 2009 and demonstrate to delegates how interactive whiteboards, student response systems, interactive curriculum resources and computer simulations can be used as part of their future lessons.
Following LJ Creates presence at the BETT show in London, a pilot scheme to upgrade the vocational Automotive training facilities in Kazakhstan has been developed.
LJ Create representative, Kevin Stuart, recently visited Malaysia, joined by the Malaysian representative, Darultek Instruments, to carry out the installation for the new AutoLAB system at the ADTEC Melaka Centre, a vocational training institute in Malaysia.
The Socorro School District achieved a 27% gain in scores one year after implementing the Living with Science program.
Here at LJ Create, we believe that celebrating student success is an essential element in education.
Gateway Technical College aim to provide students with the knowledge needed to become the next generation of skilled technicians needed by the US auto industry.
This month saw the release of our latest stand-alone science software packages:
Virtual Datalogger and Virtual Microscope
We have just exhibited at the ACTE 2006 convention, where the new ScanTEK Lockstep S.T.E.M. program was one of the stars of the show.
The Tecnológico de Monterrey (Tec de Monterrey) is considered one of the largest University systems in Latin America. It was founded in 1943 in the Northern City of Monterrey, México.
LJ Technical Systems was part of a British Trade Mission sponsored by UKTI with the assistance of the British Embassy in Chile and BESA. The main aim of the Trade Mission was for 5 British companies to present seminars in order to share their experiences in the use of ICT in Education. All the presentations were made in Spanish.
Donna Independent School District in Texas are using a unique computer-based Elementary Science program that not only addresses their need to improve science scores, teachers and site principals are also reporting improvement in reading and math amongst the students using the program.
Thanks to our innovative bi-lingual Elementary Science program, Living with Science, schools all across Texas are seeing impressive gains in the scores their students achieved in the recent 2006 5th Grade Science TAKS.
“The first group of students who worked through the AutoLAB program have just graduated. Out of 14 graduates 2 passed all 8 ASE certifications, multiple students got 5 or more, none of them failed to get any and all 14 got their state certification.”
Automotive Instructor, Jay Safford
The recent ITEA Conference was a great success for LJ Technical Systems Inc.
According to EHOVE JVS Superintendent, Mr Joseph DeRose, the new AutoLAB facility at the school helps them in their task of securing jobs for their young people.
The Electronics Lab at West Genesee High School is part of their CTE Computer Technology Strand.
It features a computer-based electronics teaching system that has the added benefit of Virtual Instrumentation and multimedia learning resources.
'If we expect students to suceed in a world enabled by information technology, we must give them the tools and skills to make sense of and use the information that surrounds them.
Which is exactly what Monmouth Beach School are doing with their new ScanTEK technology program.'
Donna Independent School District (DISD) ranks 82 in terns of student population amount 1,221 public schools in the state of Texas.
The district has made Living with Science the standard for delivery science education in all their elementary schools.
This year's BETT Awards were announced at a prestigious dinner at the London Hilton, Park Lane. LJ Group Ltd, an educational supplier based in Norwich, won it's third award for the vocational resource, AEP (Accelerated Electronics Programme).
Over the coming months, LJ will be attending a number of major conventions in the USA. We will be taking the opportunity to introduce a number of new products at these events. This will include our new range of Science Carts for Middle and High School and the new ScanTEK Lockstep Engineering Program. We will also be show-casing many of the successful programs we have running around the USA.
The annual Association for Career and Technical Education conference took place recently in a snowy Kansas City, USA. LJ Group took the opportunity to show their new Scantek Engineering program with its interactive simulators and HTML-based learning materials.
LJ Group offer the new update to your electronics lab – VLAB2 – Virtual Instrumentation Unit. The new Digital VLAB2 Virtual Instrument Unit has been specifically designed to provide a complete set of virtual instruments.
Across Texas, and many other States, an innovative elementary science program, that combines multimedia learning materials with active hands-on experimentation, is helping schools achieve success in standardized testing for Science achievement.
During the WorldDidac Education Exhibition which took place in Basel, Switzerland, on 27-29 October 04, international companies such as LJ Group, appointed new distributors to introduce innovative and intuitive products to schools and teaching facilities around the world.
A group of 6 respected Automotive Engineering Professors from the Kyonggi Institute of Technology, South Korea, visited the Institute of Directors in London, where they were hosted by senior staff of the LJ Group.
A new database driven support system has been designed and is now available to all users of the ljgroup.com web site. The new system replaces the existing files and aims to provide users with a better service.
The LJ Group participated in the recent Education Libya Exhibition that took place in Tripoli during 06-09, June, 2004.
Auburn Career Center is helping to engage students in interactive scientific learning with the acquisition of the new SCITEK Science Cart from Buckeye Educational Systems.
MUSCAT – Dr Rawya bint Saud al Busaidiyah, Minister of Higher Education, presided over a forum on ‘new technology and its impact on education’ at Muscat Inter-Continental Hotel.
Long Elementary School has been using the LJ ScanTEK Living with Science and Living with Technology modules as part of an evaluation pilot for the district. We visited and spoke with Carrie Launius, Elementary Science Co-ordinator, Lindbergh School District and some of her students about their experiences.
The Living with Science lab at Freetown Elementary School installed as part of the District’s articulated Maths, Science and Technology program, it has been in use for two years. We visited the school to see how the program is working and to discover the impact of this unique MST articulation.
The new ScanTEK science and technology program at Inez Science and Technology Magnet Elementary School in Albuquerque, NM is funded by the Sandia Cluster Math, Science, and Technology Grant. This was provided by the Math/Science/Technology Partnership, (which includes Sandia National Labs, Lockheed-Martin, Los Alamos National Labs and the Department of Energy).
LJ Group took the opportunity to display a wide range of their innovative teaching and learning solutions at the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) convention in December 2003. One of the main attractions on their impressive booth was the new SciTEK Science cart.
In the centre of Arizona, 104 miles north of Phoenix, local citizens have voted that their taxes be spent on a Career and Technology Education program. The vocationally-orientated program is called Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education (VACTE). It operates in five local school districts.
The latest in hi-tech auto-mechanics instructional technology from LJ Group is now available for students in Georgetown, Ohio. Students attending the automotive program at the Southern Hills Career Center will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills for today’s job market for auto mechanics.
LJ Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of technical teaching solutions. They have been appointed exclusive distributors for the ClassAct SRS Student Response System.
In July this year two groups of teachers from the Mexican State of Veracruz came to LJ in Norwich for training. As part of the complete project, various schools around the State sent key teachers to the UK.
LJ Group were very excited by the opportunity to participate in -- what turned out to be -- the best Tennessee State VICA Competition for Automotive Technology ever. Area Sales Manager Mark Jones attended the event, ably assisted by one of our top technicians, Mr. Jim Arter
In March 2003, LJ Group Technical Support Manager, Kevin Stuart, and Technical Support Engineer, Terry Rose, travelled to Sarawak in Malaysia. They were there to install the first full IT2020 (Information Technology learning resources) lab in that country.
Some of the finest young Automotive Technicians that Georgia Technical Colleges have to offer were on show at a recent SkillsUSA-VICA contest. Held at South Georgia Technical College, April 10, there were a total of 15 contestants competing.
Here at LJ we are committed to supporting new UK government initiatives in the post-14 skills training agenda. We are closely involved in one initiative: a mobile training facility managed by a new Skills Technology Training Confederation.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) convention is one of the world's largest conventions and exhibitions for science. This year it attracted over 35,000 delegates over four days.
Children in Mexico will soon be learning about science and technology with the help of LJ Group. The company received the biggest single order in our 23-year history from the Gulf Coast State of Veracruz.
Las Vegas, Nevada was the venue for the 2002 Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Annual Convention and Career Tech Expo. The convention was a great success, with some 5,100 attendees.
On June 24 & 25, 2002 LJ Technical Systems held the first of three Regional Sales Training events in Las Vegas at the New York New York Resort. Seventeen people from three representative groups, Technical Laboratory Systems, Klein Educational Systems and Northwest Technical Products attended the two day program.
Fowler High School Center for Math, Science and Technology (MST) in Syracuse, New York, has been created to find new ways of meeting MST Standards. The School is a MST center and would like to become a magnet school for Math, Science and Technology.
What's the vision for Industrial Technology programs in Northern California? We asked John Felice, the Assistant Director at Mission Trails ROP (Regional Occupational Program), in Montery County.
At John Dewey High School in Brooklyn, New York they have created a variety of career-related institutes, and the Computer Science program is just the latest one. It has been specifically created to fit in with the IT career opportunities that have been identified by that industry.
This year's Skills USA contest in New Jersey, was sponsored by LJ. There were fifteen participants from across the state. Thirteen of them were from high school and vocational programs and two were from post secondary programs.
LJ Group paid a visit to Deer Valley high school in California, seven years after first installing the ScanTEK lab. During their visit, LJ reps were pleasantly surprised to see that the lab still looks like it did the day it was installed.
At Coachella Valley High School in Thermal California, students are benefiting from a new IT program that has been installed in their Business Department. We spoke with Lorelei Ceja <EM>(pictured right)</EM>, the Computer Resource Teacher at the school:
The International Technology Education (ITEA) Convention was held in Columbus, Ohio, March 14-16 2002. LJ Technical Systems Inc. were one of the larger exhibitors in the trade show and they took the opportunity to present their new look exhibition booth.
The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans was the venue for the ACTE (Association for Career and Technical Education) annual convention. This was our 18th appearance at the show, which used to be called the AVA (American Vocational Association).
At Clay High School, outside of Toledo in Ohio, students will — for the first time — be able to make informed decisions about the courses they take. This is because of the School's new IT2000 training lab.
Many Ohio business leaders say the shortage of information technology workers is at a crisis level. By the year 2000, 65 percent of Ohio's new jobs will require high tech skills, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Bob Hayton is an Instructor in the Business Academy at Washington County Careers Center in Marietta, Ohio. We asked him for his perspective as a teacher of LJ's Information Technology learning resource IT2000.
Auburn Career Center in Concord Ohio, has been selected as the pilot site for Ohio and the lead school of nine school districts, selected from across the United States, for the "Building Linkages in Information Technology Initiatives" program.
Delaware City Schools in Ohio are meeting the challenge of providing skilled IT workers head on. Through a number of initiative programs, they are using Technology based teaching to give students the academic, technical and IT skills that are essential in today's industries.
Madison High School, in Madison Ohio, is one of the first schools in the country to join the IT Revolution. In partnership with Auburn Career Center they are looking to provide their students with new skills that will give them a head start in the revolutionary world of Information Technology.
Chrissy Smith is an IT teacher at Northview High School, who has been running an IT2000 lab for the past semester and we asked her what she liked best about her new program.
At the Washington County Careers Center in Marietta, Ohio staff and students are very excited about their new IT2000 facility. We spoke to center Director, Mr. Dennis Blatt about their new program and in particular its links to ITWORKS Ohio.
According to Dennis George, a Vocational Business Teacher at Steubenville High School in Steubenville, Ohio every career in the future will need IT skills, even welding. Denis takes up the story:
At Fostoria High School in Fostoria, Ohio, links with the local community are high on the agenda. Every week students in the media program produce a TV Sports feature on the schools latest game and send it out to the community via a local cable TV provider.