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shop class

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  1. shop class, shopnoun

    a course of instruction in a trade (as carpentry or electricity)

    "I built a birdhouse in shop"


  1. shop class

    Industrial arts is an educational program that features the fabrication of objects in wood or metal using a variety of hand, power, or machine tools. Industrial Arts are commonly referred to as Technology Education. It may include small engine repair and automobile maintenance, and all programs usually cover technical drawing as part of the curricula. As an educational term, industrial arts dates from 1904 when Charles R. Richards of Teachers College, Columbia University, New York suggested it to replace manual training. In the United States, industrial arts classes are colloquially known as "shop class"; these programs expose children to the basics of home repair, manual craftsmanship, and machine safety. Most industrial arts programs were established in comprehensive rather than dedicated vocational schools and focused on a broad range of skills rather than on a specific vocational training. In 1980, the name of industrial arts education in New York State was changed to "technology education" during what was called the "Futuring Project". The project goal was to increase students' technological literacy.In Victoria (VIC, Australia) industrial arts is still a key part of the high school curriculum. The term now describes a key study of technology that focuses on both engineering and industrial technologies. Additionally, design using the aforementioned technologies is now a key part of the industrial arts curriculum and has been since the mid-1980s when the subject of technics was introduced into Victorian high schools. One of the most important aspects of industrial arts is still that while students design they ultimately realize a solution; learning the challenges involved with working with materials and also the challenges of small-scale project management. Some universities have doctoral programs in industrial arts.


  1. shop class

    Shop class, also known as industrial arts or vocational education, is an educational program or course that involves instruction in practical skills or trades such as carpentry, metalworking, plumbing, electrical wiring, automobile repair, or construction. This class is typically offered in middle schools, high schools, and vocational schools, and is designed to teach students hands-on skills that can be used in a variety of professions or for personal projects.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shop class in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shop class in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    I think the focus is marijuana crimes, in my mind, right, we spend — this may be the stupidest expenditure of federal money in taxpayer money in the history of our country. You get caught with marijuana, then you end up in prison. That's insane for us. We should tax the marijuana and put it into addiction treatment, we should use it to keep fentanyl and these hardcore drugs out of our country, out of our society. We should invest in the shop class, we should invest into early childhood education.

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