CTE Instructors Find Innovative Solutions for Distance Learning

In the way scientists are working on the cure for COVID-19 virus, the six Santa Barbara Unified School District CTE Building and Construction Pathway instructors spent long hours coming up with a joint plan for their distance learning program this school year 2020-2021.   

Dave Abel shares the woodshop with his online class La Cumbre Junior High School at La Cumbre Junior High School

Plans for a creative new school year 

Online learning started on August 18 for the 800 Building and Construction Pathway students of Santa Barbara Unified School DistrictOur instructors have been thinking outside of the box to offer an engaging and valuable curriculum. This comprehensive program can ignite an interest in Construction Tech for our students, even though our woodshops are closed. 


Read these articles to learn more about our instructors’ first days back and how they are offering a comprehensive distance-learning experience to students: 


Santa Barbara District Students Start the New School Year From a Distance Amid COVID-19 | School Zone – Noozhawk.com 

Back to school – Santa Barbara News-Press 

SB Unified begins first day of school fully online – NewsChannel 3-12 


TRADART commends the collaborative and unified approach the Santa Barbara Unified School District instructors came up with to be able to offer a unique hands-on prototype for other CTE teachers. 

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