The AES CTE Blog

The latest ideas, tips, and trends for CTE and elective teachers.

7 Health Lesson Plans Perfect for Middle School

Infographic: Textbook Costs Skyrocket 812% in 35 Years

Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

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The 5 Biggest Problems in Health Care’s Future (and How to Fight Back)

What's the Difference between Online Learning and Distance Learning?

The Beginner's Guide to Blended Learning (with 5 Real-World Examples)

Business&ITCenter21 Update: Microsoft Essentials

What is eLearning and Why Do Teachers Like It?

The Top 3 Benefits of Blended Learning

9 Tips for Using Technology to Differentiate Instruction

How To Easily Teach Microsoft Access Lessons

How To Teach Middle School Programming Lessons with

A Teacher's Quick Guide to Finding Excel Lesson Plans

What is Blended Learning in CTE and How Does it Work?

How to Easily Build Strong Career Exploration Lesson Plans

Accounting Lesson Plans for Middle and High School Classes

Career Exploration Lesson Plans You'll Love

How To Get CTE Funding for Your Classroom

New Dementia Care Curriculum Module

Things To Know About the Medical Office Assistant Beta Modules

Google Docs Lesson Plans: Missing in Action?

Developing Awesome CTE Curriculum: What You Should Know

iCEV vs. HealthCenter21: Which Is Best for Your Classroom?

Digital Curriculum for CTE: 3 Big Problems Teachers Face

4 Big Benefits of eLearning for Computer Applications

Middle School Electives: 3 Time-Saving Advantages of eLearning

How To Experience the Benefits of a Flipped Classroom in CTE

A Guide to the Benefits of eLearning for CTE Programs

4 Teacher Retention Strategies to Reduce Turnover in CTE

Expert Advice on How to Help CTE Health Science Programs

Career Readiness Curriculum: Updates for Consistency

Emerging Trends for the Health Science Career Cluster

Digital Curriculum: Will it Work? - A Teacher's Perspective and Advice

An In-Depth Review of TEKS Health Science Adopted Instructional Materials

The DHO Health Science Textbook vs. HealthCenter21: Which is Better?

ACTE VISION 2016 Conference: A Behind the Scenes Look

Pearson IT Lab vs. Business&ITCenter21: What is Best for Your Classroom?

SAM Cengage vs. Business&ITCenter21: Which Is Better?

One Computer Teacher's Massive Review of a Cengage Middle School Textbook

Paxton Patterson vs. HealthCenter21: Which Health Science Curriculum Should You Choose?

An Honest Comparison of the Microsoft IT Academy Program and Business&ITCenter21: Which is Better?

eLearning vs. Textbooks in a Business Computer Applications Class: Which is Better?

How To Choose New TEKS Curriculum for Your Health Science Courses

Save Time with CTE Curriculum That Meets Health Science Standards

Advice and Tips on How To Use Google Classroom

Florida's Digital Information Technology Course: What's New?

New Feature: Student Search

How To Open Quizzes for Individual Students

Useful Tips for Health Science High School Teachers

How To Blend New Curriculum in Your Computer Applications Class

New Module: Google Collaboration

Open & Close Student Quiz Access

New Feature: Assignment Due Dates

New Microsoft Office 2016 Curriculum

New Module: Diseases & Disorders

How To Overcome 4 Big Challenges When Creating Google Lesson Plans

A Practical Guide to the 2017 Principles of Health Science TEKS Changes

How To Decide on New Instructional Materials for Your Computer Applications Class

Behind the Scenes at the 2016 HOSA Leadership Conference

Missouri AHEC Case Study: How To Teach Students From a Distance

3 Easy Ways to Include Differentiated Lesson Plans in Computer Classes

Fall 2016 Platform Updates

Expert Insight on Health Science High School Curriculum Standardization

Computer Class Lessons for When You are Kicked Out of the Lab

How to Find Healthcare Diversity Curriculum for CTE Courses

How to Conquer Classroom Management Problems as a 1st Year Teacher

Google Collaboration Fundamentals

A Review of 3 Popular Middle School Typing Curriculum Options

A Microsoft IT Academy E Learning Review: Is it Right for You?

Top 5 Free Middle School Computer Science Resources

How Much Does the HealthCenter21 Health Science Curriculum Cost?

A Review of the 7 Best Microsoft Office Textbooks for Middle and High School

A Quick Guide to the Cost of Middle School Computer Curriculum

Microsoft Office Curriculum: What You Need to Know for 2016

Blended Learning Best Practices from Health Science Technology Teachers

7 Ways to Save Time in Your CTE Health Science Class

Spring 2016 Updates and Additions

New Feature: Quiz Prerequisites

What is the Best Principles of Health Science Textbook? (Reviews)

The 5 Best Middle School Textbooks for Computer Applications Classes

New Feature: Assign a Zero for Incomplete Work

Review of Domestic Violence Curriculum: What Is It?

How to Easily Teach Google Apps in a Technology Curriculum

How to Implement Blended Learning Curriculum in a CTE Program

Google Applications Fundamentals

The Pros and Cons of Differentiated Instruction in CTE

Quiz Grades - Show Points or Percentages

Digital Curriculum vs. Textbooks: How Do You Know Which Is Right for You?

Get Ready-Made Health Science Activities on the Zika Virus

4 Big Challenges with Middle School Technology Curriculum

Shock and Resuscitation - CPR 2015 Updates

Google Apps Lesson Plans Every Teacher Should Own

National Health Science Standards: NCHSE Creates Common Ground for Students

Domestic Violence Module

Google Slides Fundamentals

5 Myths about Technology in Secondary Education in CTE

Using the "Include in Module" Option

Quick Guide: 2015 AHA Updates for CPR Lesson Plans

Today's Class vs HealthCenter21: Which is Really Better?

How to Solve 3 Surprising Issues for New CTE Teachers

Building Competencies and Skills vs. Learning Specific Computer Applications

CPR Methods - 2015 AHA Edition

Google Sheets Fundamentals Module

Google Docs Fundamentals Module

How Differentiated Activities Boost Your Effectiveness with Diverse CTE Students

New Guide to ICT Lesson Plans: Aligning to Standards

Career Readiness Curriculum How-To's from a Middle School Teacher

Google Applications Curriculum: Google Apps Fundamentals

National Business Education Association: Why is it Essential to All Students?

Where to Find College and Career Readiness Curriculum

New Module - Cultural, Social, and Ethnic Diversity

Curriculum Development Process Best Practices for Health Science Content

Digital Curriculum Systems vs. Free Teacher Stuff: Which is Better for Your Classroom?

5 Questions to Ask When Researching New Middle School Computer Lessons

ICD10 Insurance & Coding Updates

CMAA Certification: Looking to Improve Student Performance?

A Guide to Finding Technology Curriculum for Middle & High School

5 Big Benefits of Blended Learning for CTE Career Clusters

Communication Lesson Plans and the Struggle for CTE Teachers

Medical Terminology Updates

New CMAA Certification Test: What You Need to Know

Written Communication Lessons for Your Classroom

Business Communication

Supercharge Your CTE Student's CNA Certificate

How to Spice Up Your PowerPoint Lesson Plans

How To Master the Georgia Career Pathways for Business and Technology

Health Science Technology Teacher Guide to Maximizing Your Classroom Setup

New! Career Development Module

How to Rock the Middle School CTAE Georgia Performance Standards

The Ultimate Guide to IC3 Certification

How to Overcome 3 Challenges in Principles of Health Science Courses

3 Ways to Master Life Skills Lesson Plans

5 Things that Can Drive a Health Science Technology Teacher Crazy... and How to Fix It!

College Prep vs. Work Prep...What's the Difference?

A Review of PJ Nicholson's Microsoft Word Lessons and Projects

Anatomy and Physiology Practice for Student Mastery

How to Reassign a Course

How to Rename a Course

Smart Strategies for Teaching CNA in High School

Tips for Teaching the Importance of Soft Skills

A Review of the Dean Vaughn Medical Terminology 350 Program

How to Quickly Pull Together Personal Finance Projects

Personal Finance Unit 3 - Using Credit

Spring 2015 Updates

How To Think Outside the Box with Entrepreneurship Lesson Plans

Patient Care Technician Certification: Get Students Ready

Teach Microsoft Access Exercises Like a Pro!

3 Ways to Update Your Anatomy and Physiology Lesson Plans

Supercharge Your Computer Applications Class!

Quick Guide to Teaching Workplace Readiness Skills

11 Paradigms that Screw Up the Benefits of Blended Learning

Principles of Health Science: Where to Find Great Content

Personal Finance Unit 2 - Managing Your Money

Microsoft Word Lesson Plans and Activities to Wow Your Students

The Ultimate Guide to CMAA Certification Prep

12 Terrific Marketing Lesson Plans for Busy Teachers

Need Career Readiness Activities?

Where to Find Microsoft Excel Test Prep Materials for Your Students

3 Easy Ways of Implementing Technology in the Classroom

How a Health Science Technology Teacher can Overcome Lesson Plan Hell

Health Science High School Curriculum and ELL Students

Personal Finance Unit 1 - Earning Potential

How to Build Your Dream Toolbox of Medical Terminology Activities

Add YOUR documents to your Course

Employability Lesson Plans That Make Your Students Shine

How to Retain CTE Teachers in Health Science Programs

How to Help Your Students Prep for MOS Certification Tests

A Review of the LearnKey Online Microsoft Office Curriculum

Grade Grid Update

Anatomy & Physiology Introduction Updated

CTE Lesson Plans for Teacher Sick Days

National Health Science Curriculum Conference 2015

Career and Technical Education Month: CTE Works!

Integration Skills

How to Adapt to Trends Impacting High School Health Science Curriculum

Best Certifications for High School Students: Health Science

Career Readiness Lesson Plans: Ohio Leads the Way

6 Places to Find Medical Terminology Lesson Plans That Will Blow Your Mind

Top 3 High School Business Curriculum Articles of 2014

Top 3 Computer Applications Class Articles of 2014

Top 3 Health Science Curriculum Articles in 2014

Cyber Bullying Lesson Plans: Tips for Middle School

The 21st Century Classroom: Not Just Technology

Teaching Interview Skills to High School Students

Where to Easily Find Microsoft PowerPoint Lesson Plans

Accounting Project

Computing Systems - Unit 3

Medical Administrative Assistant Certification Guide

Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Emmy Award Winning Teaching Techniques

Where to Find Microsoft Excel Lesson Plans for Your Classroom

Customer Service Lesson Plans for Middle and High School

Computer Applications Class: Content that Fits

National Consortium for Health Science Education: Improved Test Scores

National Consortium for Health Science Education Experts on Trends

Principles of Health Science: Teach It Better

CTE Assessment: Why Your Students Hate It

HealthCenter21 - Medical Office Assistant Worksheets

Health Science Technology Lesson Plans Beyond the Status Quo

NOCTI on CTE Assessments and Credentials

Retain CTE Teachers with Quality Principles of Health Science Tools

How to Increase Student Enrollment in CTE

Do's and Don'ts for Keeping Students Engaged

High School Business Curriculum: Beyond AP Accounting

Insurance and Coding Updates (HealthCenter21)

Facilitating Your Business Education Lesson Plans

Computing Systems - Unit 1

Student Work Ethic: Encouraging Accountability in CTE

How Blended Learning Has Changed

Keeping Students Engaged: Kill the Status Quo

Instructional Design for Great Life Skills Lesson Plans

Life Skills Lesson Plans and the Lost Life Skill...

Keeping Students Engaged...Even If They Aren't YOUR Students!

Successful Blended Learning: A Key Element

Digital Citizenship Lesson Plans for CTE: Where to Find Them

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: The Latest in Web Research

Have Computer Applications Lesson Plans Become the New "Life Skills"?

Blended Learning with Worksheets for the Win!

Business Education Lesson Plans: Does the Real World Trump Theory?

Life Skills Lesson Plans: Why Your Students Need Them

Cyber Bullying Lesson Plans: National Bullying Prevention Month

Life Skills Lesson Plans: Dealing with Today's Challenges

Top 5 Posts: Health Information Technology

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Fun Projects

Digital Citizenship - Unit 3

Health Science Curriculum: Worksheets are Back!

Life Skills Lesson Plans: Focus on Interviewing

Engaged Students Then and Now

What are Life Skills Lesson Plans and How do You Teach Them?

Blended Learning: Are You In or Are You Out?

HealthCenter21 - Patient Care Technician Worksheets

Engaged Students--Well, They Showed Up and Were Breathing!

Teaching as a Second Career: Challenges, Successes, and Brown M&Ms

Benefits of Blended Learning: Office Mix Your Flip!

Three Ways Blended Learning Makes Teachers’ Days More Efficient

Blended Learning...What? Why? How?

Health Science Curriculum: HIT Lesson Plans

Student Engagement Strategies: Get Parents on Your Team

How Our Health Science Curriculum Can Help with IEPs

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Microsoft Access Curriculum

Business Education Lesson Plans: Teaching Professionalism

Benefits of Blended Learning: CTE Textbooks vs. Online Curriculum

Computer Applications Lesson Plans for Microsoft Publisher

Using Blended Learning, Teachers Can Add To Their OWN Skills

Blended Learning: 5 Lesson Plans to Get Started Today

Student Engagement Strategies Do's and Don'ts for Tech Integration

Benefits of Blended Learning Revisited

CTE Curriculum and Cell Phone Policies

Benefits of Blended Learning: Student Perspectives

Digital Citizenship Unit 2: Digital Communication

Web Research Updates

Benefits of Blended Learning: More than Online + Lecture

CTE Curriculum: Frequently Asked Questions from Teachers

Keeping CTE Curriculum Fresh, Then And Now

Student Engagement Strategies from Stellar CTE Teachers

Creating Lesson Plans with Blended Learning

CTE Curriculum and Digital Citizenship – Why You Need to Include It

Blended Learning: Powerful Partnerships

Blended Learning: It's Not ALL New!

Benefits of Blended Learning: Online Resources vs. Online Curriculum

Student Engagement Strategies: The More, The Merrier...

Blended Learning: What's Your Model

CTE Curriculum: Independent Learning

Excel Fundamentals Updates

CTE Curriculum: Get Off Cruise Control

Business Education Lesson Plans: Engaged Teachers

Use Your Technology as a Student Engagement Strategy

Health Science Curriculum Approved by You

3 Misconceptions About Blended Learning Tools

Online Blended Learning Tools: Customization vs. Ease-of-Use

Texas Career Education Conference: Good for All CTE Teachers

Three Student Engagement Strategies You Need Now

Computer Applications Lesson Plans for Microsoft Office 2013!

Fall 2014 Updates Overview

Digital Citizenship Unit 1: Digital Literacy

Printable Student Certificates

Exam Editor

New Resource Area

Blended Learning: Changing Pedagogy

Health Science Curriculum: Get Support from Great Organizations

HIT Curriculum: Get It Covered!

3 Reasons Not to Use Blended Learning

CTE Certification: What Does the Future Hold for Students?

CTE Curriculum: How Fast Should My Students Learn?

Soft Skills Lesson Plans vs. Soft Ice Cream

Teaching as a Second Career: Making Resources Work for You

What No CTE Teacher Said Ever

Business Education Lesson Plans: Personal Finance

Blended Learning: 3 Ways CTE Teachers Engage Students

Teaching as a Second Career: Nursing and Health Science

Microsoft Office 2013 Lesson Plans: Movin' On Up!

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Important for All

Soft Skills Curriculum: What, Where, and Why

CTE Certification: Students AND Teachers

Blended Learning Promotes Student Engagement

Health Science Curriculum and HOSA 2014

Blended Learning: What Are Best Practices?

Health Science Curriculum: What Courses Are Included?

The Meaning of Engaged Students or Why Puppies Don't Watch PowerPoints

3 Ways Online Computer Applications Lesson Plans Can Help

Health Science Curriculum for Busy Teachers and Classrooms

CTE Certification with National Business Education Standards

CTE Curriculum and HIT Careers

CTE Curriculum: Problems and Solutions

Soft Skills Curriculum: Using Bad Examples To Teach

Online CTE Curriculum & Keeping Students Motivated

CTE Curriculum So Good Teachers Pay Out-of-Pocket?!

Online Health Science Curriculum: Better Grades, Better NOCTI Scores

Soft Skills Curriculum in CTE Education

Health Science Curriculum: Anatomy and Physiology

Marketing Lesson Plans to Inspire Engaged Students

Blended Learning with Intro to Business for Middle School

Medical Assistant CTE Certification: Help Students Improve

Engaged Students in Health Science with Online Learning

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Practical Practice

Health Science Curriculum: Students and Career Pathways

Health Science Curriculum: More than the Big Red Book

Blended Learning Tools and CTE Curriculum

Engaged Students, Happy Teachers, and Online Curriculum

Health Science Curriculum: A Checklist for MA Skills

Health Science Curriculum: 3 Worst Ways to Use Online Learning

Medical Office Assistant Certification Resources

Teaching Special Education Students: CTE Online Curriculum

Intro to Business: Online Curriculum

Group Work in the Classroom with Online Curriculum

3 Online Learning Benefits

Soft Skills Lesson Plans: 3 Reasons You Need It

BYOD in Education: CTE

Health Career Pathways: But Don't Skip the Foundation

International Business Project

Intro to Business and the Online Library

Health Science Curriculum: Interactive Exercises

Computer Applications Curriculum: Is Your's Effective?

Ways to Assess Students in Online CTE Curriculum

Student Performance: Sharing Data

Engaging Students: What They're Saying about Your Curriculum

Customer Service Curriculum: The Quest to Connect

Health Science Education: Skills Demonstrations

SAAS in Education: How Does Subscription Curriculum Work?

Health Science Curriculum for Middle School

Business Education Curriculum: 5 Tests to Tell If It Works

Problem Solving Curriculum in CTE...A Natural Fit

Health Information Technology Education: Got Content?

CTE Teacher: Computer Applications Resources that Save Time

Busy Teacher in Business Education Saves Time with Technology

Health Science Curriculum: Textbooks vs. Digital Content

Accounting Lessons: Rounding Down, Up, and Out

CTE Certification: Tools to Prep for Medical Assistant Exams

Medical Assistant Curriculum: How to Cover It All

Formative Assessment Models: Help Students Master CTE Standards

Teaching Digital Citizenship? We Can Help

Blended Learning Tools: Best Uses from Teachers

Blended Learning Tools: How to Mix It Up

Computer Applications Curriculum: Office for the iPad

Microsoft Excel Skills Project

Teaching Soft Skills: Is It Important?

CTE Certification: LEARN and Prep for Allied Health Exams

Intro to Business Curriculum: The Online Solution

Teacher Time Savers for Health Science Classrooms

High School Business Curriculum

Emergency Preparedness Education: Find Curriculum

Computer Applications Curriculum: Books vs. Digital

CTE Curriculum: Use eLearning for Better Teaching

eLearning and Absenteeism: The Cloud Can Help!

ESL Students: Help Them Succeed in CTE

Educational Buzzwords 2014

Student Assessment: Best Practices in CTE

TEKS Standards: Do We Correlate?

Cloud Computing in Education: Benefits of Technologies

Middle School Computer Applications: Resources to Cover Standards

Computer Applications Curriculum: Why the Computer is King

Health Science Standards: Does Online Content Cover Them?

Web-based Curriculum for CTE: How is it Developed?

Microsoft IT Academy vs. Business&ITCenter21: Which is better?

Business Education Standards: Does Online Content Cover Them?

Medical Assistant Certification Prep in Secondary Programs

Quiz Grading Options

HIPAA - Health Information Technology Unit 3

Keyboarding Curriculum: Where Does It Fit In?

Soft Skills Curriculum: Life Experience Isn't Enough

High School Business Curriculum Textbooks vs. Digital Content

Benefits Of Online Learning: How Frank Learned To Love The Cloud

CTE Curriculum Supplements – Focus Your Search

Online Curriculum: Do's and Don'ts for Using It Effectively in CTE

CTE Online Content: Are There Hidden Costs?

Get Career and Technical Education Students Online

HIT Lesson Plans: Where to Find Them

Health Science Curriculum: Who Makes the Best?

Health Information Technology Lesson Plans: Where to Find Them

Assessment in CTE

Increase Test Scores: How to do it in CTE

Online Tools in the Classroom: How to Use Them

Electronic Health Records

CTE High School: How to Increase Test Scores with Online Content

IEP in CTE: Help IEP Students in CTE Courses

Motivate Teachers to Try New Technology

Create a Blended Learning Course: What to Do

CTE Certification Prep Materials for Health Science

Changing Standards in CTE: How to Manage It

Microsoft Publisher Fundamentals

Motivate Students in CTE: What Are the Best Methods?

Online Curriculum for Health Science: How Much Should It Cost?

Supplemental Online Tools for CTE: What Are the Best Uses?

CTE Funding: Where to Get It

Engage CTE Students: What Are the Best Ways?

Health Science Curriculum: Find the Best Deals

Business Education Standards: How to Cover More in CTE

Computer Applications Standards: How to Cover More in CTE

Health Science Standards: How to Cover More in CTE

Lesson Plans for EHR Systems

Microsoft Office 2013 Lesson Plans: Where to Find Them

Microsoft Excel Lesson Plan: The Olympics (It's FREE!)

Self Assessment for Quizzes: How to Make It More Effective

National Health Science Assessment: Thumbs Up for the Revised Version!

College vs. CTE: 5 Reasons University Profs Are Terrified Of CTE

Cheating and Online Learning: How to Get Control

How to Teach Mobile App Development to High School Students

The Best Way to Teach Entrepreneurship to High School Students

Tips for CTE Administrators: Enhance Leadership and Discourse

Student Engagement Using Personal Devices

Blended Learning Tools: Online Curriculum vs. eBooks

How Can Computer Application Lesson Plans and Resources Help High School Business Teachers?

Why Should I Use Technology in a CTE Classroom?

How Can I Teach Digital Marketing to High School Students?

Engaging Students: Making Small Changes

Best Practices for Using Technology in Health Science Classrooms

Engaging Students Even When They're Absent

Lesson Plans for Health Science: Infographics

Engaging Students with the Flipped Classroom

Health Information Technology

January 2014 Release

Maintaining Cloud-Based Educational Tools

3 Issues with Cloud-Based Learning Resources

Engaging Students in 2014

Happy New Year

3 Tips for CTE Teachers

CTE Teaching: How's Your PLN?

Health Science Skills Lesson Plans: Break It Down!

Merry Christmas from AES

CTE Assessments and Affective Measures

Teaching CTE: Be a Great Coach

Assessment Without Fear

Health Science Technology Lesson Plans at ACTE

Business Lesson Plans and Projects before Christmas Break

Project-Based Learning in CTE

Common Core and Digital Badges

Business Education Teachers on Twitter

Business Education Lesson Plans: Crossover Content

Managing Classroom Distractions

Managing Digital Distractions

Using Technology in CTE Construction Programs

The Digital Divide and Online Learning Resources

Introduction to Health Science

Allied Health Lesson Plans: Incorporating Blended Learning

Get Students to Learn: Motivation and Value

Happy Thanksgiving!

Student-Paced Learning: Tick-Tock

Online Health Curriculum How To's from Teachers

Blended Learning: Helping Students Seize Today for a Better Tomorrow

Soft Skills Curriculum: Don't Leave It Out!

Cheating and Online Learning

Health Information Technology Lesson Plans

How does the NCHSE Impact Health Science Curriculum?

Blended Learning Longevity

CTE Assessments & Lake Woebegone

Should I Stay In Teaching?

Common Core Standards for CTE, Do You Align?

Beta Testers Needed

Is CTE Better Than College?

How Teachers Can Communicate with Parents

Results Only Learning Environment in CTE

Teacher Resources for Health Science

Why Use Cloud-Based Tools for CTE Education?

Student Motivation: Failure IS an Option

Online Blended Learning Tools: Adding Video

Homework Pros and Cons and How CTE "Gets" It

CTE Health Science Lesson Plans: Wellness

How Do You Develop Curriculum?

The Classroom and the Cloud: Why the Cloud Is Gaining Ground in Education

Keeping Adult Students Engaged

CTE Project Idea

How Do You Use Online Learning in Health Science?

Introduction to Business Curriculum Resources

CTE Assessments – A Jeopardy Primer

Career Technical Education: Vital to Success

100 Top Tools for Learning 2013: Your Blended Learning Toolbox

High School Marketing Case Study from Kelloggs

The Power of Self-Paced Learning in CTE

High School Marketing Projects - How Are They Developed?

CTE: Opportunities for User-Centered Design

Working Together for Common Core and CTE

3 Ways to Use Online Content for CTE Courses

National Health Science Assessment Certification…Not just a piece of paper!

2013 CTE Buzzwords

Business Career Clusters and Pathways

Self-Directed Learning in CTE: The Teacher's Role

CTE Certification Prep Materials vs. Content for Learning

Microsoft Office 2010 Lesson Plans and Projects

Patient Care Technician Curriculum That Gets the Job Done

What’s Missing From Your CTE Curriculum?

High School Computer Applications Lessons: What's Your Story?

Get Administrators On-Board about CTE Resources for the Classroom

CTE Certification Versus CTE Certificates

How Does It Line Up to MY State Standards in CTE Career Clusters?

September 2013 - International Business & Entrepreneurship

What Is A Lesson Plan For Digital Learning?

Online Blended Learning Tools Help All Students Cross the Finish Line

3 Signs Your Online Curriculum Resources Deliver

CTE Certification: The Instructor's Role

Soft Skills Lesson Plans: Get Your Students in Top Form

Middle School Computer Application Lessons: How 1 Teacher Manages 400 Students

Student Assessment and Engagement

How eLearning Cloud Applications Are Making Our World Smaller

The 3 Worst Ways to Use Online learning in Health Science Classrooms

Objectivity in CTE Education--Blegh!

Letting The "Crowd" Develop Blended Learning Content

Infection Control Lesson Plans: Control Those Back-to-School Germs!

Blended Learning and Backwards Design for Curriculum

Finding The Strengths (And Weaknesses) Of Your CTE Program

How to Manage Blended Learning Resources

Blended Learning Solutions for Health: It's the How, Not the What

CTE Teaching Tips: Working with Parents

Middle School Cyber Bullying Lessons

More help with CTE Standards and Correlations

Debate on Technology in the Classroom: Getting Support

Setting up a Blended Classroom: Creating your Community

Online Resources for Computer Applications Shaped by Teacher Feedback

August 2013 Updates - Welcome Back

Engaging CTE Students – Life Beyond the Lesson Plan

Write a Grant for CTE: 4 Pages, $25,000

CTE Teaching Tips: Teamwork

CTE Standards and Correlations: Need Help?

Engage Students in CTE on a Budget

How Blended Learning Works

Student Engagement in CTE: Make it Matter

Trends in CTE

Setting Up a Blended Classroom

Integrate CTE and Common Core Standards

The Pros and Cons of Homework in CTE

The Perils Of Blended Learning In The Classroom: Good Tech Gone Bad

CTE and Blended Learning at Its Best

Blended Learning Style: Tools that Let Students Fail and then Succeed

July 2013 Release

The Difference between Books and eLearning

What Makes a Great CTE School?

CTE and Grouping Students Based on Ability

New Experiences for Blended Learning in Career and Technical Education

Using the Academy Approach for Common Core and CTE

Keeping Students Engaged During Instruction

Create Fireworks with Your Microsoft Word 2010 Lesson Plans

Blended Learning in CTE: What It Shouldn't Be

Ouch! Using Blended Learning Outside The Classroom

Microsoft Office 2010 Lesson Plans, We Got 'Em

Blended Learning in CTE, Summer Style

Making Access 2010 Lesson Plans Interesting

What's the Best Thing about Being a Teacher?

Using the Academy Structure to Meet CTE Standards

So, How Do You Get Students Motivated?

How One Teacher Uses CTE Online Curriculum

Career and Technical Education Lesson Plans: Inspire Independence

Five Steps To Screw Up A Blended Learning Classroom Setup

5 Tips on How Do You Ensure Students are Engaged in CTE

Business Education Lesson Plans for Economics

2 Ways to Be a Better CTE Teacher Next Year

What Makes the Best CTE Teachers the Best?

Fun with Blooms Taxonomy and Blended Learning

Business Education Resources: International Business and Entrepreneurship

Blended Learning Tools Make CTE Teachers Heroes

Middle School Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Why so Boring?

Online Resources for CTE Pros and Cons

Health Science Lesson Plans about Special Populations

Visit me at the 2013 National HOSA Conference in Music City USA!

Do We Prepare Business and IT Students for Certification Tests?

Middle School Computer Applications: A Must for Everyone

Reflecting on Your Business Education Lesson Plans

Is Health Information Technology a Good Career Choice?

Career and Technical Education Lesson Plans: Help Us Help You

What if CTE Lesson Plans Were a Graduation Requirement?

Nursing Assistant Lesson Plans – End of Life Issues

Who Needs Lesson Plans for Professionalism in Health Care?

June 9, 2013 - Economics & International Business

Three-Minute Video Explaining the Common Core State Standards

Common Career Technical Core Standards and Your State’s Standards

Project Based Learning and Common Core Standards for CTE

Teaching to the Test Pros and Cons in CTE

Five Ways Students Can Use Blended Learning in CTE This Summer

Addressing Common Core CTE Standards through Blended Learning

Pros and Cons of Homework and Social Media in Blended Learning

Community College Uses Blended Learning Solutions for Health

Allied Health Resources for Teachers – Inspire the Future

Summer Dreams: Common Core Standards and Career and Technical Education

How to Keep Students Engaged Despite Digital Distractions

Business Education Lesson Plans: Choose Your Own Adventure

May 19, 2013 - Situational Management

Educational Buzzwords for 2013

Case Studies for High School Business Courses

Teach As If Types of Learner Theories Are Relevant

Why We Still Need Teachers in the Digital Classroom

Resources for Teachers Teaching Soft Skills

Middle School Computer Applications & The Common Core Standards

Align Your CTE Course with Common Core Standards

Using Differentiation in Blended Learning Solutions

Must You Address All Types of Learners in Your Business Education Lesson Plans?

Improve Career and Technical Education Student Engagement

Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker: Part III

How Do You Measure Student Performance in the Classroom? Metric Fever Hits US Schools

May 4, 2013 - Updates to Student Grade Display

Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker: Part II

Common Career Technical Core Standards Alignment to Lessons

Computer Applications Lesson Plans for High School

Debunking Types of Learners: Like “Who’s on First”?

Lesson Plans for Business Education: Cultivating Great Employees

Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker: Part I

Web Research Lesson Plans: Part III

Lesson Plans for Web Research Skills: Part II

Lesson plans for Business Education: Make Time for Rework

Lesson Plans for Web Research Skills: Part I

Online Curriculum Resources: Replacing The Object Formerly Known as the Textbook

Co-Teaching Strategies Using Blended Learning in Health Science

3 Ways to Find Medical Assistant Lesson Plans

Reach All Types of Learners in Your Health Science Classroom

June 2013 Release

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Business Skills are Vital

3 Reasons You Should Try CTE Online Curriculum

E Learning for Healthcare Is a Huge Time-Saver for Houston Teacher

Learn How to be a Better CTE Teacher

April 2013 Release

How Online Health Curriculum Is Changing Needs and Requirements

How to Be a Better Teacher

CTE Certification: Is Microsoft IT Academy Enough for Employers?

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: What Should They Look Like?

4 Steps to Prevent Cheating Online

Opportunities for User-Centered Design in CTE

Effects of Learning: Yes, It's True! Learning Makes Your Brain Hurt

Blended Learning Solutions and Career and Technical Education Meeting the Demands of the Global Economy: Part II

Blended Learning Solutions and Career and Technical Education Meeting the Demands of the Global Economy: Part I

How to Blend Your Blended Learning Solutions to Work for You

Microsoft Office 2010 Lesson Plans: Where Can I Find Them?

Keeping Students ACCOUNTING?!

Assessment for Learning [not a] Webinar

March 2013 Release

Assessment in Project Based Learning

Health Science Lesson Plans: Plan for Success

Assessment for Learning

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Bridging the Skills Gap

E Learning for Healthcare: What an E-Book Isn't

Are Types of Learners Theories Relevant?

The Lighter Side of Assessment

Assessment Is Like Basketball

Blended Learning Solutions Provide Immediate Feedback and Ongoing Assessment

Assessment: It's a Tool for Students, Too

Experiential Learning: Introduction to Business Lesson Plans

Common Core Standards, Common Career Technical Core and impact on CTE

Assessment in Your CTE Courses

Engaged Learning: How to Make Your Teaching Sticky

Parent Engagement...Can You Have Student Engagement without It?

Let's Chat: Keeping Students Engaged via Class Discussion

Student Engagement on Rocket Fuel: Flow

Increasing Student Engagement To Make Learning Stick

Healthy Competition = Student Engagement

Student Engagement can be Challenging…Literally

Is Student Engagement as Easy as K.I.S.S?

Lesson Plans...Just Like the Best Laid Plans

How Teachers Use Digital Curriculum To Save Time and Teach Better

Keeping Students Engaged: Why I Love to Hate Accounting

NCHSE - Annual Board of Directors Meeting

Why Are We "Stupid in America"?

Using Project Based Learning to Increase Student Engagement

Teacher-Centered: An Oxymoron for Student Engagement

Student Engagement Suffers When Lessons Are Too Easy

February 2013 Release

Battling Student Boredom and Absenteeism

Apply Backward Design to Blended Learning Tools

Student Engagement: The Story Is Key

Online Grades: No More Report Card Surprises!

Blended Learning Video Webcast for Educators

The Flipped Classroom: A New Approach with Blended Learning

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Are Yours Outdated?

Behind the Lesson: Online Learning and Digital Distractions

Anatomy Of A Little Video About Blended Learning

What Is Blended Learning?

4, No 6, No...All Kinds of Blended Learning Models

Use Blended Learning Fearlessly with Online Tools

Lesson Plans Using Online Learning Help Take the "Ick" out of Sick Days

Blended Learning and Online Distractions

Great Tip for Using Web Sites in Class

Are Your Blended Learning Solutions Revealing Holes in Your Discipline Strategies?

Keeping PARENTS Engaged

January 2013 Release

I Went Into Education Because I Was "That Student"

The 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2012

Blended Learning and Digital Distractions

Five Ways You Probably Don't Think To Use E-Learning

Do Your Blended Learning Solutions Need Tweaked?

Teachers Are Every Day Heroes

2 Common Complaints about Online Learning

Introduction to Business Lesson Plans to Teach Entrepreneurship

Blended Learning and Leadership Skills

Engaged Students: The Holy Grail in CTE!

Keeping Students Engaged: Laughter is the Best Medicine?

Engaged Students Are All I Want for Christmas

Are You Adding Basic Skills To Your Teaching?

Computer Applications Lesson Plans and Digital Citizenship

Telling a Story with Your Microsoft Office 2010 Lesson Plans

Blended Learning Solutions: Your Feedback Is Music to Our Ears

December 2012 Release

Keeping Students Engaged: If at First You Don't Succeed....

Drop Box for Education

Content in Context Helps E Learning for Healthcare Reach 10th Graders

Student Engagement: How The Turkey Became The Symbol Of Failure (A Cautionary Tale)

6 Reasons I’m Thankful for Technology this Thanksgiving

Microsoft Office 2010 Lesson Plans: Content in Context

CTE and Global Health and Economics

Blended Learning Solutions and Learning Portfolios

Do Your Students Fear Your Medical Math Lesson Plans?

Teaching Soft Skills with New Communication Exercises

Do You Want Students To Get 100% On Their Assessments?

The Genius of Cloud-Based Blended Learning Solutions

November 2012 Release

Internet Security and Online Learning

I Wish Voting Was Like Common Core Standards

Online Learning Tools: Helping with Parent/Teacher Conferences

Blended Learning Solutions: A Recipe for Learning...

Online Learning...Online Working

Keeping Students Engaged: Failing = Great Teaching?!

Cover All Types of Learners, Without a Designer Pricetag!

Engaged Students and Student Responsibility

Game-Based Learning: Why the Debate?

The Blog Has Moved! Update Now, It's SO Easy

The Blog is Moving! Update Now, It's SO Easy

mid-October 2012 Release

CTE and Future Funding Trends

Blended Learning Solutions: Helping Students "Sufficiently Support Themselves after Graduation"

New Business Education Resources

October Blended Learning Solutions Updates Are Here...

Practice, Practice, Practice--That's What Makes Perfect, Right?

Common Core Standards At-A-Glance

National Consortium for Health Science Education Conference Coming Up!

3 Tips for Finding Microsoft Office 2010 Lesson Plans

October 2012 Release

Meet Our Instructional Designer: Celestial Holmes

3 Concerns about e Learning for Healthcare Tools

Delivering Student Outcomes in CTE

The Power of Self-Directed Learning

Let's Fire All The Bad Teachers!

Educational Buzzwords for 2012

Engaged Students: The Challenge of the Diverse Student Body

Great Tools and Tips for Educators

Effective Note-Taking in the 21st Century

Deeper Learning: Deeper than What?

Field Trip Ideas: The Top Ten Reasons Your Field Trip Was A Failure

Homework and the Flipped Classroom: My Dream Homework?

School Mandates for Online Learning

Homework Debate: Pros and Cons

September 2012 Release

Writing Grants: There's Strength in Numbers

What subjects do you find most challenging to teach?

3 Tips for Dealing with Technology Problems in the Classroom

Health Science Curriculum, ELearning, and Exam Success

How The King’s Subjects Learned The Value Of Skills

Archive Your Old Courses

CTE Common Core Standards - Update

Managing Your Blended Learning Solutions: Modules and Module Tests

Keeping Students Engaged In The Content: A Beginner’s Guide

Managing Your Blended Learning Solutions: Course Settings

Managing Your Blended Learning Solutions: Creating a Course

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Are They Active Learner Friendly?

Managing Student Licenses in HealthCenter21 and Business&ITCenter21

August 2012 Release #2

Good Luck, Bri!

Help Is on the Way! Posting Public Help Questions

Add Twitter To Your Business Education Resources

Are "Types of Learners" Theories Relevant?

August 2012 Release

Back to School: A Student's Perspective

Teachers and Parents: What Are Parents Thinking?!

What Is Blended Learning and Why Does It Belong in CTE?

Types of Learners: Motivating ALL Students to Succeed

Blended Learning Solutions: 2 Common Mistakes from a Student's Perspective

Blended Learning Solutions: Three Potential Pitfalls

TAACCCT Grant Benefits Healthcare Students at Pennsylvania Community Colleges

ELearning for Health Science: Can You Ever Have Enough Broadband?!

Technology Has Changed My Work and Study Habits: A Student's Perspective

Standards Based Learning: Letting Students Re-Do Work

Personalized Learning: What You Need to Know

Personalized Mobile Learning: Cheating, Sexting, and Other Things You Need to Know

Wikipedia as an Acceptable Source: A Student's Perspective

mid-July 2012 Release

Keeping Students Engaged Contest Winner: Banana Surgery!

Health Science Lesson Plans: Teaching Soft Skills Matters

BYOT Can Work For You

July 2012 Release

The Student Engagement Dilemma: Fireworks in Your Classroom?

HOSA Conference 2012: Student Presentation a Hit

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Keeping Content Relevant

Keeping Students Engaged: A Student's Perspective

Cursive Writing: Do Students Need to Read and Write in Cursive?

Allied Health Lesson Plans: A Cure for the Summertime Blues?!

Kinesthetic Lesson Plans in Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Flipped Classroom: A Student's Perspective

PLN: How's Your Personal Learning Network?

Blended Learning Solutions: What Are Your Expectations

Common Career Technical Core Standards Released Today

Blended Learning: A Student's Perspective

Technology in the Classroom Debate

Teaching CPR to High School Students with Digital Curriculum

Keeping Students Engaged: Your Teaching Bucket List

Online Classes: One Student's Mixed Reviews

Health Science Lesson Plans: Communication Content

Keeping Students Engaged at HOSA Conference

Broadband Specifications for Online Learning

Texting in the Classroom

Business Education Resources: Get Creative!

How One School Provides Effective, Affordable eLearning for Health Science Content

June 2012 Release

6 Challenges in Delivering Health Science and Business Education Curriculum

How to Work with Online Restrictions in the Classroom

CTE and the Common Core Standards

E Learning for Healthcare Helps Prepare for Increasingly Wired Careers

How to Request a Quotation

Blog Reading 101: Using Google Reader


What Is a Flipped Classroom?

How to Determine Your Number of Active Students

NFL Draft Results Vs E Learning for Healthcare

Enable the Quiz and Test Continuation Beta Feature

Health Science Curriculum: Are Your Instructional Materials Effective?

Two Articles Every Health Science Teacher Should Read

How Do I Use this E Learning Health Tool?!

May 2012 Release

Students Getting Kicked out of Online Quizzes

NCHSE: Preparing Students for the National Health Science Assessment

Health Science Curriculum: Teaching Professionalism in Nursing

Things to Avoid While Using Online Learning

3 Common Complaints about Online Learning

Health Science Curriculum: Engage Students with Activities

How "The Karate Kid" Stacks Up Against our Health Science Instructors!

The eLearning Cloud Advantage

How I Use Your Feedback in Health Science and Computer Applications Lesson Plans

E-Learning from a Student's Perspective

April 2012 Release

Make the Most of Your Business Education Resources

How Online Health Science Lesson Plans Help You

March Survey Results

Make the Most of Your Allied Health Resources

How Can I Force Students To Spend More Time Learning?

Do Your Students Have Trouble with Web Sites that Require a Sign In?

Health Science Curriculum and Advanced Directives

Health Science Lesson Plans: Foster Student Responsibility

Welcome Spring!

How Should I Use Online Testing Features in a Blended Classroom?

March 2012 Module Release

Beware the Ides of March

Health Science Curriculum: Covering it All

Health Information Technology: What’s in a Name?

E-Learning Solutions Accelerates Learning For All Types of Learners

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Use Media to Keep Students Engaged

How Do I See a List of Active Students?

March 2012 Release

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Strategies for Engaged Students

Mid-Year Checkup: How Is Your E Learning for Healthcare Working for You?

Classroom Management Solutions: Addressing all Learning Styles

Kinesthetic Learners: Lesson Plans for Active Students

Computer Applications Lesson Plans and Auditory Learning

The Visual Learner and a Computer Applications Curriculum

What If My Elearning Health Content Isn’t Working for Me?

Microsoft Office Lesson Plans: Where Can I Get Them?

Online Education Safety: What's My Password?!

E Learning for Healthcare vs. E-Books as Online Resources

How Do I Choose the Right Content for My Online Health Curriculum?

National Consortium for Health Science Education: 3 Things I Learned

February 2012 Release

How Online Health Science and Business Tests Work

How Our Online Health Science and Business Quizzes Work

National Consortium for Health Science Education, What Is It?

Why Will My Class Benefit from E Learning for Healthcare vs. Textbooks?

Cheating and Elearning

If It’s an Assessment, Does It Have to Be Graded?

Use and Manage Online Curriculum Products

Health Science Curriculum and Elearning: A Success Story

5 Tips for Keeping Students Engaged in Health Science Courses

Health Science Curriculum, ELearning, and the Whole Pie!

"Nurses Eat Their Young"

Critical Thinking and Health Care Quizzes

January 2012 Release

Computer Application Lesson Plans and The Importance of Media

A Fresh Start

Happy Holidays!

Computing Platforms in Education

Classroom Management Solutions: Addressing all Learning Styles

Incorporating Kinesthetic Learning into Health Care Lesson Plans

Classroom Management: Handling Socioeconomic Differences

Can Students Work From Home?

Incorporating Visual Learning into Health Care Foundation Lesson Plans

Incorporating Auditory Learning into Health Care Lesson Plans

November Survey Results

Types of Learners

Engaged Students: Distractions and Discipline

How Do I Reset My Password?

Preparing for Winter Break

So What Exactly IS Business&ITCenter21?

November 2011 Release

So What Exactly IS HealthCenter21?

Differentiated Instruction

Handling Student Absences

Combating Cheating while Using an eLearning Curriculum

Blended Learning Solutions: Guide on the Stage? Sage on the Side?

Technology Tools for the Classroom Wrap Up

Learning: A Moving Experience

Tool Not Teacher

October 2011 Release

Are You Using Google Docs?

Sage on the Stage or Guide on the Side?

Blogs & Facebook

Bring the World to Your Classroom!

October Teacher Survey Results

Webinars and Wikis...oh my!

No More Report Card “Surprise!”

Classroom Management in a Blended Learning Classroom: Wrapping it Up

Embracing Students' Knowledge

Communicating with Parents

Classroom Management in a Blended Learning Classroom: Assessments

Overcoming the Fear of Technology

New Content Available at!

September 2011 Release

Classroom Management in a Blended Learning Classroom: Assessments

How Do You Define Blended-Learning?

Student licenses exceeded!?!

Classroom Management in a Blended Learning Classroom: What Will You Do If the Computers Go Down?

Student Log On Issues? How To...Edit a Student's Email/ID or Password


Rain Day?

How To…Edit a Student’s Email and/or Password

I pledge....

August 2011 Release

Reflecting on Your Lessons

Obtain All Ingredients... and Blend?

Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3

Who Uses Blended Learning?

Arranging Your Blended Learning Classroom

How To…Enroll Students in an Online Course

Blended Learning?

Back to School

How To...Create a Course

What's New?

Pop In for Some Blended Learning

July 2011 Release

From Summer to School

Solution: Simple, Affordable Online Subscription Service

Reduced Education Funding

A Delicious Summer Treat

Time-Saving Solution: Blended-Learning Tools

So Much to Do, So Little Time

Hey, You! (Don't) Get Off of My Cloud!

Solution to Difficulties in Adding Online Activities

Difficult to Add Online Activities

Why am I being re-directed?

Solutions to Engaging Students

Student Engagement

Happy Independence Day!

Solution to Reaching Diverse Students

Reaching Diverse Students

Looking Back: Thinking Ahead

Home Away From Home

Solution to Ever-Changing Standards

Ever-Changing Standards

June 2011 Release

Don't Forget Dad

The Online Advantage: Solutions for Educators’ Biggest Challenges

Starting Out Fresh

Blog, Anyone?

How To: Respond to a Blog Post

Summer Reads

To Narrate or Not to Narrate

In the Field: Electronic Medical Records

Work’s Work, Otherwise They Would Call It Fun

Sit Down and Chat a While

May 2011 Release

This Sunday...

What's the Magic Word?

What resources do you use?

Re-Engaging Students

Hoppy Easter!

Decoding QR Codes for Your Classroom

You Had Me At Hello

April 2011 Release

Interview with a Tech Savvy Teacher

Tax Time

...but that's cheating!

What Keeps You Awake At Night?

Getting to Know You, Getting to Know All About You...

I Click Around: Inspiration for the Technophobe

Pop Quiz: What’s Your Techie Type?

March 2011 Release

12 Standards for Blended Learning Teachers

Are you a facilitator of a community of learners?

February 2011 Release

Planning for Snow Days and Natural Disasters

Does Blended Learning Solve the Snow Day Dilemma?

5 Tips for Leading Your Students to Learning

6 Homework Options in a Blended Learning Class

Save Time Transferring Grades