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The AES CTE Blog

The latest ideas, tips, and trends for CTE, career readiness, business education, and computer applications teachers.

Accounting | Business Education | High School | Textbooks

By: Brad Hummel
January 26th, 2023

As a high school accounting teacher, it’s critical to have the right resources to share with your students. After all, if learners aren’t rehearsed in today’s best accounting practices, how can they be effective employees in a field that demands accuracy and integrity?

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | CTE Month

By: Bri Stauffer
January 12th, 2023

As a career and technical education (CTE) teacher, you know the importance of preparing students for the workforce — no matter which CTE career cluster or pathway they follow. But how do you express that importance to your students, school, and community? That’s where CTE Month comes in!

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Career Readiness | Middle School | Critical Thinking

By: Brad Hummel
January 10th, 2023

As a middle school teacher, you understand the importance of teaching critical thinking early. Without learning fundamental reasoning skills at a young age, your students won’t be prepared for the more significant challenges they’ll face in high school and the working world.

Business Education | Entrepreneurship | High School | Marketing | Social Media | Engaging Activities

By: Brad Hummel
January 5th, 2023

When teaching a high school business class, it can be challenging to find activities that your students will find interesting and engaging.

Middle School | Lesson Plans | Computer Science

By: Brad Hummel
December 22nd, 2022

As a middle school computer science teacher, finding the right lesson plans to introduce your students to coding and computing can be tricky. Learning about subjects like basic languages and cybersecurity can be fun for young students, but you need lessons that are appropriate for their age and ability level.

Digital Curriculum | HealthCenter21 | iCEV

By: Mike Cescon
December 15th, 2022

Whether you started with AES or iCEV, now that the two systems are combining, you’re probably wondering what you’ve gained access to, and how you can use both to teach your health science classes.