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Jim Schultz

Jim is an entrepreneur with a love for empowering life-long learning in all people. As the Founder and President of AES, Jim engages in and shares an interest in helping make teachers' lives easier so they can focus on building lifelong learners. With his passion for learning and education, Jim lives the values and purpose of AES daily in his work with educators. Beyond the day-to-day, Jim balances life at AES with running, sports, and staying up with his wife Tracy and their five children.

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Career and Technical Education | flipped classroom | Teaching Strategies

How To Experience the Benefits of a Flipped Classroom in CTE

By: Jim Schultz
March 30th, 2017

As a CTE curriculum provider, teachers often ask us for ideas on how best to use eLearning curriculum in their classroom. While we know every classroom and set of students is unique, one option we suggest is a flipped classroom approach. When we share this, some teachers ask questions like “What is a flipped classroom?” and “What are the benefits of a flipped classroom?”

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Health Science | NCHSE

Expert Advice on How to Help CTE Health Science Programs

By: Jim Schultz
February 23rd, 2017

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.

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Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

Do you struggle to keep your students engaged during your lessons?

Download this free eBook to learn the Do's & Dont's of Student Engagement.

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Computer Applications | Google Docs | technology curriculum

How To Overcome 4 Big Challenges When Creating Google Lesson Plans

By: Jim Schultz
September 1st, 2016

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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Health Science | principles of health science

How Much Does the HealthCenter21 Health Science Curriculum Cost?

By: Jim Schultz
May 31st, 2016

Nearly every day here at Applied Educational Systems, CTE Directors and Health Science instructors ask us: How much does HealthCenter21 cost?

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Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education Month: CTE Works!

By: Jim Schultz
February 2nd, 2015

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.

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Blended Learning | Online Curriculum Resources | student engagement | Teacher Resources

Engaged Students Then and Now

By: Jim Schultz
October 2nd, 2014

by Jim Schultz

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