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Adam Durst

National Healthcareer Association (NHA) | EHR

By: Adam Durst
May 24th, 2022

As a health science curriculum developer, we work with thousands of teachers every year who need to prepare their students for industry certifications.

Health Science | HealthCenter21 | Sports Medicine

By: Adam Durst
February 1st, 2022

As a high school sports medicine instructor, it’s not easy to find curriculum resources that meet your course requirements and will prepare your students for their future careers.


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Health Science | HealthCenter21 | Middle School

By: Adam Durst
April 1st, 2021

Middle school health science classes are designed to introduce students to healthcare careers and encourage them to enroll in your high school program. Because of this, you need a health science curriculum that is appropriate and engaging for your middle school students. That’s why teachers like Mark Rodgers have adopted the HealthCenter21 digital curriculum for their middle school classes: “My kids use HealthCenter21 everywhere. They like it because they can do things on their own and they can be in there as long and as often as they want. They have everything they need right at their fingertips.” Mark Rodgers Jupiter Middle School, FL However, if you’re just getting started with HealthCenter21, you’re probably wondering where to even begin. With so many health science modules to choose from, how do you know which ones to use for middle school courses?

Business Education | Digital Curriculum | Business&ITCenter21 | Student Engagement

By: Adam Durst
February 11th, 2021

We speak with dozens of business education teachers every week who tell us they are nervous about implementing a new digital resource in their classes.

Health Science | Middle School

By: Adam Durst
October 22nd, 2020

Middle school health science classes are becoming an integral part of CTE health science programs. However, there aren’t many middle school health science curriculum options out there.