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

Brad Hummel

As a researcher and writer, Brad works every day to create helpful content that answers your questions about AES.

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Health Science | New Teacher Advice

4 Ways to Save Time as a New Health Science Teacher

By: Brad Hummel
January 20th, 2022

Starting a new position as a teacher is never easy, especially when transitioning to a busy classroom setting as a CTE health science instructor. While you may be used to long hours working under pressure in a clinical environment, teaching brings with it a different kind of stress.

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Health Science | Texas

Which Texas Health Science Theory Curriculum is Best for Me?

By: Brad Hummel
January 18th, 2022

Do you teach Health Science Theory in Texas? If you’re new to teaching Health Science Theory, you may find it challenging to find appropriate materials that engage your students and meet Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) requirements.

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Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

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

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Business Education | Entrepreneurship

3 Best High School Entrepreneurship Curriculum Options

By: Brad Hummel
January 11th, 2022

Are you a high school business teacher looking for a new entrepreneurship curriculum? If so, you’re probably concerned about finding materials that are relevant and engaging for your students. Whether you teach a semester elective or a year-long entrepreneurship course, you want to help your students prepare for certifications and their future career goals. There are a variety of entrepreneurship resources out there, but it can be tough to decide which materials are right for you. In this post, you’ll discover three popular  high school entrepreneurship curriculum that teachers have shared with us:

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Health Science | National Healthcareer Association (NHA) | Phlebotomy

NHA CPT vs. AMCA PTC: Which Phlebotomy Technician Certification is Best?

By: Brad Hummel
January 4th, 2022

There’s little doubt that certified phlebotomy technicians are among the most in-demand healthcare professionals today. Phlebotomy technicians perform an essential role in performing, collecting, and transporting laboratory specimens while interacting daily with patients.

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Anatomy and Physiology | Health Science | Teaching Strategies

5 Top Tips For Teaching Anatomy and Physiology

By: Brad Hummel
December 30th, 2021

As a high school anatomy and physiology teacher, you know it’s crucial to engage your students in critical content early and often. With so much important material to commit to memory, CTE health science students need to start their anatomy and physiology courses off on the right foot.

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Health Science | NCHSE | Professional Development

4 Top Professional Development Opportunities for CTE Health Science Teachers

By: Brad Hummel
December 28th, 2021

As a new health science teacher, it’s natural to seek out professional development opportunities to help you better manage the demands of your classroom. Especially if you don’t have other educators in your school to rely on for help, these opportunities can be invaluable as you seek to grow and improve as a teacher.

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