Are you being pushed towards teaching Google Apps exclusively in your computer classroom? This trend is growing in middle schools across the country, but the number of resource available isn't keeping up. That means you need help finding Google Apps lesson plans to replace your old Microsoft Office ones! In this article, we'll share where you can get some great Google Apps curriculum with lesson plans, activities, and other resources. But first, we'll take a look at why Google Apps, especially Google Docs, are gaining traction in schools.
High school computer teachers face a unique challenge. You have hundreds of students to teach, so planning lessons takes hours of personal time every week. Creating computer applications lessons that are current, engaging, and will prepare your students isn’t easy! That’s why it’s a great idea to look for resources elsewhere. Unfortunately, not all of the lesson plans and ideas are good quality — let alone age appropriate for high school students. So where do you start?
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Microsoft Office is the world’s most popular corporate product. It’s the gold standard for computer-based workplace productivity. That’s why it’s so important to teach Microsoft Office to students of all ages.
We get a lot of questions about online learning and distance learning at AES. Most often, we're asked if our online learning programs are designed specifically for distance learning. When we say that our programs are for elearning, the next question we get is "What's the difference?" In a nutshell, the key difference between online learning and distance learning is geography. Students can be together with an instructor and use online learning, but distance learning implies that students and instructor are separated. On this page, we'll take a look the differences between (and advantages of) online learning and distance learning, especially in the context of CTE programs like HealthCenter21 and Business&ITCenter21.
I get a lot of questions from busy teachers about using blended learning. There are dozens of ways to design and implement blended learning in a classroom, all of which may work for your needs. Still, all blended learning strategies share two fundamental steps — tools and implementation. We'll cover both of them below.
When reviewing our CTE curriculum, some of the most common questions that teachers ask us is “What is eLearning?” and "How is eLearning different from eBooks and online courses?"