The AES CTE Blog

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

What Is Collaborative Learning (and How Do You Use It)?

The 3 Best Resources to Teach Communication Skills in High School

Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

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5 Essential Steps to Teach Information Literacy in Middle School

REVIEW: CTE Online's Medical Assistant Curriculum

How (and Why) You Should Teach Health Science in Middle School

How to Teach Customer Service in High School

7 Differences Between Digital Curriculum & Test Prep for CTE

The 3 Best Places to Find Teamwork Lesson Plans for Middle School

Top 5 Reasons Health Science Should Be the #1 Funded Career Cluster

Top 7 Tips for New Health Science Teachers from Real CTE Educators

5 Amazing Funding Opportunities for CTE Health Science

The 5 Best Ways to Celebrate CTE Month 2018

What (and When) Is CTE Month 2018?

5 Steps for Teaching Professionalism in High School

5 Ways AVID & Digital Curriculum Work for College & Career Readiness

How to Flip a Classroom in CTE: 6 Best Practices

4 Steps to Remediate Students with Digital Curriculum

The 4 Best Cyberbullying Resources for Middle School

Formative vs. Summative Assessments: What's the Difference?

REVIEW: CTE Online's Sports Medicine Curriculum

GMetrix vs. Business&ITCenter21: Which Digital Business Education Solution Works for You?

5 Awesome International Business Lesson Plans for High School

The 7 Best Ways to Avoid Teacher Burnout in 2018

Business&ITCenter21 vs. B.E. Publishing iAcademy: Which Computer Curriculum is Right for You?

8 Wildly Successful Classroom Management Strategies for 2018

7 Best Resources to Teach Workplace Readiness Skills

4 Ways to Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week in 2017

3 Big Reasons You Need to Teach Digital Citizenship in CTE

5 Career Readiness Lesson Plans Your Students Will Love

What Are ISTE Standards? (And Why Do They Matter?)

Cengage SAM vs. Pearson MyITLab: Microsoft Office Curriculum Showdown

7 Health Science Lesson Plans Perfect for Middle School

Infographic: Textbook Costs Skyrocket 812% in 35 Years

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)

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 Alice.org

A Teacher's Quick Guide to Finding Excel Lesson Plans

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

5 Quick Ways to Get Career Exploration Lesson Plans

9 Accounting Lesson Plans for Middle School, High School, and Business Ed

5 Career Exploration Lesson Plans You'll Love

How To Get CTE Funding for Your Classroom

Where to Get 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

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

5 Quick Tips on How To Use Google Classroom

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

Useful Tips for Health Science High School Teachers

How To Blend New Curriculum in Your Computer Applications Class

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

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

A Review of 3 Popular Middle School Typing Curriculum Options

A Microsoft IT Academy eLearning 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

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

The 5 Best Middle School Textbooks for Computer Applications Classes

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

The Pros and Cons of Differentiated Instruction in CTE

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

Google Apps Lesson Plans Every Teacher Should Own

National Health Science Standards: NCHSE Creates Common Ground for Students

5 Myths about Technology in Secondary Education in CTE

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

How Differentiated Activities Boost Your Effectiveness with Diverse CTE Students

New Guide to ICT Lesson Plans: Aligning to Standards

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

5 Questions to Ask When Researching New Middle School Computer Lessons

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

New CMAA Certification Test: What You Need to Know

How to Spice Up Your PowerPoint Lesson Plans

The Ultimate IC3 Certification Study Guide

How to Overcome 3 Challenges in Principles of Health Science Courses

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

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

How To Think Outside the Box with Entrepreneurship Lesson Plans

Patient Care Technician Certification: Get Students Ready

6 Premium Lessons to Teach Microsoft Access Like a Pro

3 Ways to Update Your Anatomy and Physiology Lesson Plans

Quick Guide to Teaching Workplace Readiness Skills

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

6 Secrets to Building Your Medical Terminology Curriculum

Employability Lesson Plans That Make Your Students Shine

How to Help Your Students Prep for MOS Certification Tests

A Review of the LearnKey Online Microsoft Office Curriculum

CTE Lesson Plans for Teacher Sick Days

National Health Science Curriculum Conference 2015

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

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

Top 3 High School Business Curriculum Articles of 2014

Cyber Bullying Lesson Plans: Tips for Middle School

Top 12 Interview Skills to Teach to High School Students

Top 3 Places to Easily Find Microsoft PowerPoint Lesson Plans

Medical Administrative Assistant Certification Guide

Where to Find Microsoft Excel Lesson Plans for Your Classroom

Customer Service Lesson Plans for Middle and High School

National Consortium for Health Science Education Experts on Trends

How to Increase Student Enrollment in CTE

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Fun Projects

Health Science Curriculum: Worksheets are Back!

Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Microsoft Access Curriculum

Computer Applications Lesson Plans for Microsoft Publisher

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

Health Science Curriculum: Get Support from Great Organizations

Business Education Lesson Plans: Personal Finance

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

CTE Curriculum and HIT Careers

Soft Skills Curriculum in CTE Education

Health Science Curriculum: Anatomy and Physiology

Engaged Students, Happy Teachers, and Online Curriculum

Group Work in the Classroom with Online Curriculum

Customer Service Curriculum: The Quest to Connect

Health Science Curriculum for Middle School

Problem Solving Curriculum in CTE...A Natural Fit

Formative Assessment Models: Help Students Master CTE Standards

Teaching Digital Citizenship? We Can Help

High School Business Curriculum

TEKS Standards: Do We Correlate?

The 5 Parts of Web-Based Curriculum for CTE: How Is It Developed?

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

High School Business Curriculum Textbooks vs. Digital Content

Get Career and Technical Education Students Online

Health Information Technology Lesson Plans: Where to Find Them

Health Science Curriculum: Find the Best Deals

Microsoft Office 2013 Lesson Plans: Where to Find Them

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

The Best Way to Teach Entrepreneurship to High School Students

How Can I Teach Digital Marketing to High School Students?

Engaging Students in 2014

Project-Based Learning in CTE

Results Only Learning Environment in CTE

Introduction to Business Curriculum Resources

CTE: Opportunities for User-Centered Design

Microsoft Office 2010 Lesson Plans and Projects

What Is A Lesson Plan For Digital Learning?

Objectivity in CTE Education--Blegh!

Letting The "Crowd" Develop Blended Learning Content

Middle School Cyber Bullying Lessons

CTE and Blended Learning at Its Best

Microsoft Office 2010 Lesson Plans, We Got 'Em

Using the Academy Structure to Meet CTE Standards

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

Is Health Information Technology a Good Career Choice?

Common Career Technical Core Standards and Your State’s Standards

How to Keep Students Engaged Despite Digital Distractions

Why We Still Need Teachers in the Digital Classroom

Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker: Part III

Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker: Part II

5 Best Computer Applications Lesson Plans for High School

Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker: Part I

Lesson Plans for Web Research Skills: Part I

How Online Health Curriculum Is Changing Needs and Requirements

CTE Certification: Is Microsoft IT Academy Enough for Employers?

Opportunities for User-Centered Design in CTE

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

Are Types of Learners Theories Relevant?

Let's Chat: Keeping Students Engaged via Class Discussion

Student Engagement can be Challenging…Literally

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

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

Do Your Blended Learning Solutions Need Tweaked?

Teachers Are Every Day Heroes

3 Introduction to Business Lesson Plans That Teach Entrepreneurship

Engaged Students Are All I Want for Christmas

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

CTE and Global Health and Economics

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

I Wish Voting Was Like Common Core Standards

Online Learning Tools: Helping with Parent/Teacher Conferences

Cover All Types of Learners, Without a Designer Pricetag!

October Blended Learning Solutions Updates Are Here...

National Consortium for Health Science Education Conference Coming Up!

3 Tips for Finding Microsoft Office 2010 Lesson Plans

Meet Our Instructional Designer: Celestial Holmes

3 Concerns about e Learning for Healthcare Tools

Delivering Student Outcomes in CTE

Engaged Students: The Challenge of the Diverse Student Body

Homework Debate: Pros and Cons

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

Help Is on the Way! Posting Public Help Questions

Back to School: A Student's Perspective

Types of Learners: Motivating ALL Students to Succeed

TAACCCT Grant Benefits Healthcare Students at Pennsylvania Community Colleges

HOSA Conference 2012: Student Presentation a Hit

Common Career Technical Core Standards Released Today

3 Big Points in the Technology in the Classroom Debate

Online Classes: One Student's Mixed Reviews

Keeping Students Engaged at HOSA Conference

Broadband Specifications for Online Learning

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

How to Work with Online Restrictions in the Classroom

E Learning for Healthcare Helps Prepare for Increasingly Wired Careers

How to Request a Quotation

Blog Reading 101: Using Google Reader

How to Determine Your Number of Active Students

NFL Draft Results Vs E Learning for Healthcare

Enable the Quiz and Test Continuation Beta Feature

How Do I Use this E Learning Health Tool?!

Things to Avoid While Using Online Learning

The eLearning Cloud Advantage

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

March Survey Results

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

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

Health Information Technology: What’s in a Name?

How Do I See a List of Active Students?

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

Kinesthetic Lesson Plans for Computer Applications Students

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

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?

How Our Online Health Science and Business Quizzes Work

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

Use and Manage Online Curriculum Products

5 Tips for Keeping Students Engaged in Health Science Courses

A Fresh Start

Happy Holidays!

Learning: A Moving Experience

Are You Using Google Docs?

Blogs & Facebook

Bring the World to Your Classroom!

October Teacher Survey Results

No More Report Card “Surprise!”

Communicating with Parents

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

Obtain All Ingredients... and Blend?

Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3

Who Uses Blended Learning?

How To…Enroll Students in an Online Course

Back to School

From Summer to School

Solution: Simple, Affordable Online Subscription Service

Reduced Education Funding

Solution to Reaching Diverse Students

Solution to Ever-Changing Standards

Don't Forget Dad

You Had Me At Hello

What Keeps You Awake At Night?

I Click Around: Inspiration for the Technophobe

Thanksgiving means thanking YOU

Career and Tech Educators Will Win Big at ACTE Convention

Tips for Grant Writing Success

6 VIPs on your Blended Learning Team

3 Hybrid Learning Lessons for School and College Leaders

Their Baggage Comes into Your Classroom

4 Options for Discussions in a Blended Learning Classroom Setup

Engaging Health Students at National HOSA Conference

Learning at 3 a.m. (or 7 tips for convenient hybrid learning)

Hybrid learning: Need a backup plan?

At AES's office: Mission Possible – a Spring health challenge

4 hints to deal with absent students in a hybrid classroom

Convert your syllabus to a hybrid learning approach

7 Tips for Teaching Skills in a Hybrid Learning Classroom

Changing instruction for the Net Generation

How to Start Using Digital Curriculum