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

Bri Stauffer

Bri collaborates with others at AES to create content that answers your questions about teaching classes, preparing students for certifications, and making the most of the AES digital curriculum.

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Digital Curriculum | Health Science | HealthCenter21 | Student Engagement

5 Ways HealthCenter21 Boosts Student Interest and Engagement

By: Bri Stauffer
June 3rd, 2021

We speak with dozens of CTE health science instructors every week who tell us they are unsure about implementing a new digital curriculum in their classes. Very often, these teachers have had previous experiences with online software that was boring and led to students being burnt out from too much screen time. Because of this, teachers considering our digital curriculum system, HealthCenter21, frequently ask how it helps keep students engaged and interested in the material. In this article, you’ll learn five ways HealthCenter21 can help you keep students engaged:

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Business Education | Career Readiness | IC3 Certification | Middle School | 21st Century Skills

4 Best Certifications for Middle School Business and Career Courses

By: Bri Stauffer
May 20th, 2021

In 2021, the Google Apps certification for students was discontinued. As a result, middle school teachers across the US are scrambling to find a replacement certification to offer their business education students.

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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.

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) | CTE Career Clusters

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

By: Bri Stauffer
March 2nd, 2021

Are you new to teaching in a career and technical education (CTE) program? If so, you've likely heard the phrase 'CTSO' and are wondering what it means and how it impacts your students.

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CNA Certification | Health Science | HealthCenter21 | National Healthcareer Association (NHA) | NOCTI

What Health Science Certifications Does AES Align With?

By: Bri Stauffer
February 25th, 2021

Is your CTE health science program changing this year?

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) | CTE Month

The 5 Best Ways to Celebrate CTE Month 2021

By: Bri Stauffer
January 29th, 2021

As a career and technical education (CTE) teacher, you know the importance of preparing students for the workforce — no matter which CTE career cluster or pathway they follow. But how do you express that importance to your students, school, and community? That’s where CTE Month comes in!

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Health Science Textbooks | Medical Assisting

Review: 5 Popular Medical Assisting Textbooks for High School

By: Bri Stauffer
December 1st, 2020

Are you new to teaching health science classes? Or did your program just add a new course for medical assisting?

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