The AES CTE Blog

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

Bri Stauffer

Bri writes content to help teachers and students succeed in the classroom. In addition, she runs the AES Educator Community group to help teachers collaborate from across the country.

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Computer Applications | IC3 Certification | Digital Literacy

An In-Depth Review of the IC3 Spark Certification

By: Bri Stauffer
August 13th, 2019

Today, many middle schools require computer teachers to teach digital literacy to their students. In fact, so many teachers have to teach digital literacy that education companies now offer certifications for it! One of the most popular options is the IC3 Spark Digital Literacy Certification from Certiport.

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Career Readiness | Leadership

4 Best Leadership Lesson Plans for High School

By: Bri Stauffer
August 1st, 2019

When it comes to career readiness skills, most high school teachers focus on workplace skills like interviewing, professionalism, and customer service. Some teachers may also incorporate 21st Century skills in their classes. However, many forget about leadership skills!

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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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Health Science | High School

How Much Does Digital Health Science Curriculum Cost for High School?

By: Bri Stauffer
July 30th, 2019

Whether you have to change your health science class because of changing standards or a new certification program, finding a good curriculum is both exciting and frustrating.

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Microsoft Excel | Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

40+ Changes to the 2019 MOS Excel Certification Exam

By: Bri Stauffer
July 25th, 2019

Will your students take the MOS Excel certification exam at the end of your course? If so, you need to know the ins and outs of the newest version of the MOS Excel exam for 2019!

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Teaching Strategies | Quizlet

Pros & Cons of Using Quizlet in Your Classroom

By: Bri Stauffer
July 23rd, 2019

Setting your students up for success means so much more than teaching daily lessons and hoping students do well on assessments. Video : The Pros and Cons of Quizlet

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Health Science | Health Science Textbooks

Review: 7 Best Introduction to Health Science Textbooks

By: Bri Stauffer
July 18th, 2019

High school health science teachers are always on the lookout for resources that prepare their students for careers in healthcare.

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