As I travel to different Career and Technical Education (CTE) health science programs around the country, I hear many questions from health science educators. At AES, while we like to answer as many questions as we can, sometimes it’s better to have an expert share their thoughts.
Are you in search of Google lesson plans, but stuck trying to juggle everything else you need to accomplish? Computer applications teachers face many challenges when trying to create engaging, interactive lessons. As a curriculum developer we hear from hundreds of computer teachers about their struggles. In working with these teachers, we hear many different stories like these:
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Nearly every day here at Applied Educational Systems, CTE Directors and Health Science instructors ask us: How much does HealthCenter21 cost?
I have been involved in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) market for the last 31 years, trying to help career and technical directors, administrators and instructors address their challenges and pains in their programs and classes. In celebrating Career and Technical Education Month, I wanted to try and answer questions I get from parents, business owners and people in the community. When I speak with people outside of career and technical education, they see value in it. However, they still have an image of “vocational education” and shop classes offered to a small minority of students who cannot handle academics. Most parents think the only path for their kids is a four year college or university.
To best discuss how blended learning makes teachers’ days more efficient, we should first be certain we are operating under the same definitions. Blended learning is not taking your lesson plans and throwing them into a blender, as much as some frustrated teachers might like to do at times.