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The AES CTE Blog

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

Jim Schultz

As the Founder and President of AES, Jim's focus is on helping administrators and teachers so they can have more time to connect with and empower their students to become lifelong learners.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | CTE Career Clusters | Health Science

By: Jim Schultz
April 20th, 2022

The health science career cluster is a career and technical education (CTE) pathway in which students learn about wellness, nutrition, medicine, injury, disease, technology, and hundreds of other subjects.

Business Education | Career and Technical Education (CTE) | CTE Career Clusters

By: Jim Schultz
April 20th, 2022

The Business Management and Administration career cluster is a national CTE track that helps students prepare for careers related to running an effective and productive business.

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Blended Learning | Differentiated Instruction | Digital Curriculum | Teaching Strategies

By: Jim Schultz
April 18th, 2022

CTE teachers are faced with increasingly diverse students in the classroom, and finding ways to differentiate your lessons can be tough. Some students will come to your class with more knowledge and experience than others. Not to mention that students all learn at different paces and in different ways. It may seem like a never-ending task, but there is a solution! Using technology to differentiate instruction can help you save time while better meeting the needs of all of your students.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | CTE Career Clusters | CTE Teachers

By: Jim Schultz
February 2nd, 2022

Career and Technical Education (CTE) has become increasingly popular across the United States as more people realize how crucial CTE is to the country. Yet, many people remain unsure of what exactly "career and technical education" is.

Classroom Management | Teaching Strategies

By: Jim Schultz
November 3rd, 2021

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 2022:

IC3 Certification

By: Jim Schultz
February 10th, 2021

The IC3 GS5 is a previous version of the IC3 GS6 certification to measure a students’ knowledge of digital literacy concepts and skills.