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The AES CTE Blog

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

Frank DiMaria

Frank DiMaria is a middle school computer teacher in Fort Mill, SC. Frank has written an number of guest articles for AES to help other teachers be more effective in the classroom.

Computer Applications | Coding and Programming | Middle School

By: Frank DiMaria
July 6th, 2017

Many computer teachers struggle to keep students engaged, so finding ways to increase interest in lessons is often at the top of our minds. One of the most exciting tools that I have found sparks student creativity and interest is Alice Programming. It’s perfect for middle school programming lessons, and can even be used by other teachers in cross-curricular projects.

Computer Applications

By: Frank DiMaria
November 23rd, 2016

Note from Bri: This is a guest post from Frank DiMaria, a middle school computer teacher in Fort Mill, SC. Frank has written a number of articles about educational technology and tips for other computer teachers.

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Google Classroom | Teaching Strategies

By: Frank DiMaria
October 6th, 2016

Note from Bri: This is a guest post from Frank DiMaria, a middle school computer teacher in Fort Mill, SC. Frank has written a number of articles about educational technology and tips for other computer teachers.

Computer Applications | Differentiated Instruction | Teaching Strategies

By: Frank DiMaria
July 28th, 2016

Note from Bri: This is a guest post from Frank DiMaria, a middle school computer teacher in Fort Mill, SC. Frank has written a number of articles about educational technology and tips for other teachers.