The AES CTE Blog

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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Teaching Strategies

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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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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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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Digital Curriculum | Canvas

AES vs. Canvas: What’s the Difference?

By: Chris Zook
April 2nd, 2019

Here at AES, we get a lot of teachers who want to know how our digital curriculum system is different from the learning management system Canvas.

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Media Literacy

Top 5 Media Literacy Lesson Plans & Resources

By: Chris Zook
March 21st, 2019

  As a result, it can be hard to teach. Media literacy isn’t just one skill. It’s a collection of skills, including critical thinking, information literacy, technology literacy, and a variety of other 21st Century skills.  Essentially, you’re teaching students how to be critical — but critical within reason.

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Classroom Management | Teaching Strategies

8 Wildly Successful Classroom Management Strategies for 2019

By: Chris Zook
March 7th, 2019

Classrooms are changing. That change can come from a new generation of teachers, emerging technologies, student behaviors, or a combination of factors. As a result, teachers’ classroom management strategies have changed as well. If your classroom management techniques fall behind the times, you'll have a daily struggle to keep your students engaged.  Check out the eight best classroom management strategies that’ll help you govern your classroom and teach your students in 2019.

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