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The AES CTE Blog

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

Health Science | AMCA CMAC

By: Brad Hummel
September 29th, 2022

The AMCA CMAC exam is an industry certification that measures students’ knowledge and skills needed to become a clinical medical assistant (CMA).

Business Education | Career Readiness | Lesson Plans | Public Speaking

By: Brad Hummel
September 22nd, 2022

Imagine yourself at the podium to deliver a speech that could change your life, but without a clue about how to be an effective public speaker and communicator. This is the situation your students face if they don’t learn the fundamentals of public speaking.

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Digital Citizenship | Google Apps | Coding and Programming | Technology Curriculum | Microsoft Office | Middle School | Lesson Plans | Digital Literacy

By: Brad Hummel
September 20th, 2022

If you’re a new middle school computer applications teacher, you’re facing many choices for technology lesson plans for your students. Making the right choices for your classroom can seem overwhelming since learning basic computer and technology skills will set them up for later success.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Health Science Textbooks | Patient Care Technician

By: Mike Cescon
September 15th, 2022

Finding the right textbook for your patient care technician course is essential to ensuring your students learn the skills they need. With the right PCT learning materials, your kids will be well on their way to earning in-demand careers--with the wrong one, however, they might find themselves scrambling to catch up to their peers.

Health Science | Health Science Textbooks | Sports Medicine

By: Brad Hummel
September 12th, 2022

Did your health science program just add a new course for sports medicine?  Or do you need to update your existing sports medicine curriculum? If so, you’re likely looking for the best instructional materials to help cover your standards and prepare students for their future careers.

Business Education | Career Readiness | Leadership

By: Brad Hummel
September 8th, 2022

There's no question that leadership is one of the most sought-after career skills. But among high school students, it’s often hard to find. Your students need guidance and the right projects and activities to help them become the leaders they want to be.