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The AES CTE Blog

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

Alex Schultz

Alex loves learning and asking questions, which gets him involved in a variety of projects at AES. Whether it's teaching tips or data analysis, Alex wants to share what he's learned to help others succeed.

Classroom Management | Teacher Retention

By: Alex Schultz
May 25th, 2022

If you speak with an experienced teacher, you’re likely to hear a similar response: effective classroom management is critical to their success in the classroom.

Business Education | Career Readiness | Communication Skills

By: Alex Schultz
February 18th, 2021

Many business education programs across the US are looking to expand their curriculum to include certification options for their students.

Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

Do you struggle to keep your students engaged during your lessons?

Download this free eBook to learn the Do's & Dont's of Student Engagement.

Computer Applications | Digital Curriculum | Funding | Middle School

By: Alex Schultz
September 29th, 2020

As a computer applications curriculum developer, of the first questions teachers asks us is: How much does your middle school computer curriculum cost?  On this page we'll give you an overview of what impacts the cost of our middle school computer curriculum along with some general pricing information.

Computer Applications | High School | Microsoft Office | Middle School

By: Alex Schultz
July 16th, 2020

Do you teach Microsoft Office in middle or high school? If so, you're likely looking for a Microsoft Office curriculum to save you from creating materials from scratch!

Health Science | Middle School

By: Alex Schultz
July 2nd, 2020

A middle school health science program is a great way to spark interest in younger students and increase enrollment in your CTE health science courses.