The AES CTE Blog

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

What Is the NCHSE Health Science Curriculum Framework?

Top 4 Teamwork Lesson Plans for High School

Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

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What Is the Best Medical Assistant Certification for CTE High School Programs?

Best Microsoft Office Curriculum: GCFLearnFree vs. Business&ITCenter21

Top 5 Critical Thinking Lesson Plans

4 Best Microsoft Office Curriculum Resources for Middle and High School

Top 4 Considerations When Starting a Middle School Health Science Program

Top 3 Basic Accounting Lesson Plans for High School

Problem Solving Lesson Plans Your Middle School Students Will Love

Top 3 Google Docs Lessons for Middle School

Top 5 Blended Learning Best Practices

3 Best Communication Lesson Plans for Middle School

3 Best Personal Finance Lesson Plans for Middle School

What Are the 4 C's of 21st Century Skills?

What Is HOSA and How Does It Benefit Health Science Students?

Best Digital Health Science Curriculum: iCEV vs HealthCenter21

Top 7 Blended Learning Strategies for CTE

How to Teach Digital Literacy Skills

3 Ways for Students to Demonstrate Healthcare Skills During Distance Learning

What’s the Difference Between Online Learning and Distance Learning?

Microsoft Office Lesson Plans Your Students Will Love

What Are the 5 Health Science Career Pathways?

What Are 21st Century Skills?

9 Best Differentiated Instruction Strategies for CTE

Top 4 Soft Skills Training Materials for High School Students

3 Best Ways to Prepare High School Students for HOSA Events

How to Teach 21st Century Skills in Middle School

Review of Code.org for Middle School Computer Science

3 Biggest Problems with Digital Health Science Curriculum

What Is Career & Technical Education (CTE)?

5 Benefits of Blended Learning for CTE Courses

The 5 Best Ways to Celebrate CTE Month 2020

4 Best High School Anatomy and Physiology Activities (Recommended by Teachers)

4 Best Microsoft Office 2019 Textbooks (Reviews)

AAMA CMA vs NHA CCMA: What’s the Difference?

3 Best Professionalism Lesson Plans for High School

What Is a Curriculum and How Do You Make One?

8 Best Marketing Lesson Plans and Projects for High School

8 Wildly Successful Classroom Management Strategies for 2020

Top 5 Alternatives to Cengage SAM for Business Education

How to Use HealthCenter21 in an Anatomy and Physiology Course

5 Best Career Exploration Lesson Plans for Middle School

What Is Digital Citizenship & How Do You Teach It?

Employability Skills Lesson Plans for Middle and High School

NHA CCMA vs. NCCT NCMA: What’s the Difference?

The 7 Best Ways to Avoid Teacher Burnout in 2020

Review of Teachers Pay Teachers for Middle School Career Readiness

Kaduceus vs. HealthCenter21: What’s Better Medical Assisting Curriculum?

5 Best Anatomy & Physiology Textbooks for CTE Health Science (Reviews)

3 Steps to Prep Your Students for the MOS Word 2019 Exam

11 Textbook Alternatives That Teachers Love

What's the Difference between GMetrix and Business&ITCenter21 for MOS Certification Prep?

Why Is Career & Technical Education So Important?

Top 6 Principles of Health Science Textbooks for Texas (REVIEWS)

Review: 7 Popular Medical Terminology Textbooks

What Is Career Exploration & How Do You Teach It?

4 Reasons to Update Your Health Science Lesson Plans

AMT RMA vs. NHA CCMA: What’s the Difference?

4 Best Customer Service Lesson Plans

What’s the Difference Between the CMAA and CCMA Certifications?

Top 3 Business Management Lesson Plans for High School

What’s New with the 2019 MOS PowerPoint Certification Exam?

4 Best Places to Find Middle School Public Speaking Lesson Plans

What Is a Lesson Plan and How Do You Make One?

NAHP NRCMA vs. NHA CMAA: What's the Difference?

6 Lifechanging Pieces of Teaching Advice for New Teachers from Experienced Educators

Top 4 Places to Find Excel Lesson Plans for Middle School

An In-Depth Review of the IC3 GS5 Certification

Review: 5 Popular Medical Assisting Textbooks for High School

An In-Depth Review of the IC3 Spark Certification

Top 3 Mistakes Teachers Make in Middle School Technology Classes and How to Avoid Them

How to Relieve Test Anxiety in High School Students

4 Best Leadership Lesson Plans for High School

How Much Does Digital Health Science Curriculum Cost for High School?

40+ Changes to the 2019 MOS Excel Certification Exam

Pros & Cons of Using Quizlet in Your Classroom

What Is the National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE)?

Review: 7 Best Introduction to Health Science Textbooks

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

50+ Changes to the 2019 MOS Word Certification Exam

Pros & Cons of Teaching to the Test in CTE

4 Best High School Sports Medicine Lesson Plans & Activities

11 Ways to Prevent Cheating in Schools

How Much Does Digital Middle School Health Science Curriculum Cost?

5 Best Decision Making Activities for Middle School

How to Teach the 6 Pillars of Character in Middle School

3 Resources to Help You Meet CSTA Standards

How To Think Outside the Box with Your Entrepreneurship Lesson Plans

How to Teach a 7th Grade JAG Program

4 Best Tools to Teach EKG Interpretation to Health Science Students

NHA CCMA vs. AMCA CMAC: What’s the Difference?

13 Benefits of Work-Based Learning for Students, CTE Programs, & Employers

How to Teach Initiative to High School Students

4 Steps for Successful Microsoft Excel Test Prep

Work-Based Learning vs. Simulated Work-Based Learning vs. Community-Based Learning: What’s the Difference in CTE?

30+ Critical Changes to the NCHSE National Health Science Standards for 2019

5 Ways to Reduce Computer Time in Your Classroom When Using Digital Curriculum

6 Steps to Prep Your Students for the NHA CCMA Exam

7 Email Management Strategies Perfect for Teachers

What Is the NHA CCMA Exam & How Do You Prepare Students for It?

IC3 Spark vs IC3 GS5 Digital Literacy Certifications: What’s the Difference?

What Are Co-Teaching Best Practices?

The Ultimate Guide to Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Day 2020

NOCTI Health Assisting vs. NOCTI Medical Assisting: What’s the Difference?

REVIEW: 5 Electronic Health Records (EHR) Providers That Teachers Have Tried

Top 5 Free Middle School Computer Science Resources

REVIEW: Project Lead the Way’s Middle School Health Science Lessons

The 4 Best PowerPoint Lesson Plans for Middle School

NHA vs NCHSE vs NOCTI: What’s the Difference?

The 5 Parts of Perkins V Every Teacher Should Know

AES vs. Canvas: What’s the Difference?

3 Places to Find Google Sheets Activities for Middle School Students

Top 5 Media Literacy Lesson Plans & Resources

4 Best Medical Terminology Activities for High School

3 Best Places to Find Social Media Lesson Plans for Middle School

Top 3 Economics Lessons for High School

7 Best Lesson Plans for Teaching Email in Middle School

What (and When) Is CTE Month 2020?

What Is Career Clarity?

REVIEW: CTE Online's Health Science and Medical Technology Curriculum

Top 7 Best Empathy Lesson Plans for Middle School

The Top 5 Business Law Lesson Plans for High School

4 Best Communication Lesson Plans for Middle School

Certification vs. Accreditation vs. Licensure: What’s the Difference in Health Care?

What Is TypingClub and How Can You Use It?

What Is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)?

The 32 Best Podcasts by Teachers, for Teachers, & about Teachers

Top 4 Digital Citizenship Activities for Middle School

What Is Blended Learning?

REVIEW: Project Lead the Way's Biomedical Science High School Courses

What Is a Curriculum Map? (And How Do You Make One?)

Where to Find Entrepreneurship Lesson Plans for High School

What Is Cooperative Learning and How Does It Work?

How to Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week 2020

11 Principles of Classroom Management to Teach Digital Natives

Top 8 Medical Assistant Instructor Lesson Plans for High School

"How Do I Teach Business?" | 7 Things Every New Teacher Needs to Start

4 Best Places to Find Information Literacy Lesson Plans for Middle School

The 3 Best Google Forms Lesson Plans Available Online

How to Teach Health Science Career Exploration in Middle School

The 5 Best Middle School Business Education Lesson Plans

60+ Google Apps Lesson Plans Every Teacher Should Own

Top 5 Career Awareness Activities for Middle School Students

Top 6 Medical Coding and Billing Lesson Ideas for High School

How to Teach Internet Safety to Middle School Students

How 6 New Technologies Engage Students in Middle School Computer Applications

Why High School Students Cheat & How Digital Curriculum Stops It

5 Best Computer Applications Lesson Plans for High School

How to Teach Digital Marketing to High School Students

How to Build a Clinical Medical Assistant Curriculum for High School

Life Skills vs. Soft Skills vs. Career Skills vs. Employability Skills — What Are the Differences?

How to Teach Interview Skills in High School

How to Write Test Questions for High School

REVIEW: CTE Online's High School Marketing Curriculum

9 Stellar Microsoft Publisher Activities from Trusted Sources

The 6 Best Nursing Assistant Lesson Plan Ideas for High School

Digital Curriculum vs. Teacher-Made Curriculum: Which Is Better?

How to Teach Google Docs in Middle School

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

The 3 Best Resources to Teach Communication Skills in High School

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

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 5 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

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

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

What Are NHA Certifications?

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)

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

What is eLearning and Why Do Teachers Like It?

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

How Does Blended Learning Work in CTE?

5 Quick Ways to Get Career Exploration Lesson Plans

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

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