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

Chris Zook

Chris Zook is the content marketing manager at AES. He enjoys everything about online marketing, data science, user experience, and corgis.

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Test Prep | Test Anxiety

How to Relieve Test Anxiety in High School Students

By: Chris Zook
August 6th, 2019

Test anxiety is the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral state of extreme discomfort during times of academic testing, evaluation, and other high-pressure situations.

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Digital Curriculum

The 5 Biggest Problems with Digital Curriculum

By: Chris Zook
June 11th, 2019

Digital curriculum is one of the most recent additions to teaching technology. As a result, it comes with its pros and cons. At AES, we talk about the pros a lot — and for good reason. We develop digital curriculum to help teachers teach and students learn. Still, there are always drawbacks to using different teaching resources.

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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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New Teacher Advice

7 Email Management Strategies Perfect for Teachers

By: Chris Zook
May 9th, 2019

Managing email is one of the biggest challenges facing today’s teachers. There’s no limit to how much email you can get, there’s no timeframe for when you get it, and it always feels like you have to reply right away. When you already have a full course load with hundreds of students to teach, lessons to plan, and work to grade — how can you possibly take care of your email as well?

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Teaching Strategies | Co-Teaching

What Are Co-Teaching Best Practices?

By: Chris Zook
May 2nd, 2019

As a result, co-teaching is becoming one of the most popular teaching strategies across the United States, especially as IEPs become more common. Co-teaching has been proven to help students in at least three big areas: Improved teacher-student attention Shared instructor expertise and responsibility Improved student achievement, in general So how can you use co-teaching to bring those benefits into your classroom? You just have to know co-teaching best practices! 

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NCHSE | National Healthcareer Association (NHA) | NOCTI

NHA vs NCHSE vs NOCTI: What’s the Difference?

By: Chris Zook
April 9th, 2019

Health science certifications are some of the most important and varied credentials for students to earn in preparation for their careers.

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CTE Funding

The 5 Parts of Perkins V Every Teacher Should Know

By: Chris Zook
April 4th, 2019

Perkins Funding is a staple of financial support for career and technical education (CTE).

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