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The AES CTE Blog

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

Brad Hummel

Coming from a family of educators, Brad knows both the joys and challenges of teaching well. Through teaching experience of his own, he’s experienced both firsthand. As a writer for AES, Brad’s goal is to help teachers empower their students through listening to educators’ concerns and creating content that answers their most pressing questions about career and technical education.

Anatomy and Physiology | Health Science | National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

By: Brad Hummel
March 29th, 2022

When teaching your CTE health science students, finding the right anatomy and physiology curriculum can be pivotal to their success. Because your students need to know A&P concepts for nearly every health care field, it’s critical to give them a complete curriculum equipping them for certifications and career opportunities.

Health Science | High School | Medical Terminology

By: Brad Hummel
March 17th, 2022

As a CTE health science teacher, you know how vital medical terminology is to your students' future success. After all, medical terminology is integral in every health career pathway and your students must master it to get certified and start working in their chosen fields.

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Anatomy and Physiology | Health Science | iCEV

By: Brad Hummel
March 15th, 2022

Selecting the correct anatomy and physiology curriculum is crucial to the success of your CTE health science students. With certifications and career opportunities on the line, your students must have materials that will keep them excited and help them master complex concepts and terminology.

Computer Applications | Coding and Programming | Technology Curriculum | Middle School | Digital Literacy

By: Brad Hummel
March 10th, 2022

If you’re a middle school technology teacher, you might be anxious about ensuring your students receive an up-to-date, engaging curriculum. You need a curriculum that will help learners use computers, mobile devices, and the internet safely and effectively.

Business Education | Technology Curriculum

By: Brad Hummel
March 8th, 2022

If you’re looking for new materials to teach an introductory business and technology course, you may be overwhelmed by the number of options out there. When teaching such a foundational course, it’s crucial to choose the right curriculum for your students–one that will prepare them both for more advanced coursework and their future careers.

Business Education | Computer Applications | CTE Career Clusters | Florida

By: Brad Hummel
March 2nd, 2022

As a Florida CTE teacher, it’s crucial to know your standards for teaching courses in business and computer applications. Keeping your requirements in mind is often the difference between providing your learners with precisely what they need and falling short when it comes to evaluations and assessments.