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Career & Technical Education Blog

The AES CTE Blog

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

Celestial Holmes

Celestial has been an Instructional Designer for 13 years and because of that, she knows the 'why' behind the way we design our lessons.

Computer Applications | Digital Literacy

By: Celestial Holmes
January 14th, 2021

As a curriculum developer with content to teach career readiness and 21st Century skills, computer teachers often ask how our curriculum aligns with the ISTE Standards for Students.

Health Science | High School

By: Celestial Holmes
November 19th, 2020

There are many options out there to help you build a high school health science curriculum, and each one is designed to fit different needs. Because of this, health science teachers need to be certain they find the right program for their classes.

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.

Blended Learning | Digital Curriculum

By: Celestial Holmes
March 20th, 2014

Some of you out there in the blogosphere may be wondering, “How does AES develop this amazing web-based curriculum for career and technology education?” No, I didn’t read your minds. We’ve got some really great folks here at AES that know how to find out the questions you are asking. Today, I’ll share with you how Instructional Designers (ID) like me create the courses that your students complete.