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Digital Curriculum | Cheating

Why High School Students Cheat & How Digital Curriculum Stops It

By: Chris Zook
July 12th, 2018

Cheating is a major problem in every single school in the world. Students know it’s wrong. Teachers know it’s wrong. Administrators can expel students on their first offense. But that doesn’t change the fact that cheating is an epidemic — especially in high schools. That begs one big, burning question.  Why in the world do students cheat in the first place?

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Computer Applications | High School

5 Best Computer Applications Lesson Plans for High School

By: Sarah Layton
July 5th, 2018

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!

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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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Blended Learning | Marketing

How to Teach Digital Marketing to High School Students

By: Ken Richard
June 28th, 2018

Digital marketing is one of today’s hottest topics in business education. It’s also been one of the most in-demand job opportunities of the past few years — and it’s projected to keep growing! But what is digital marketing? And how do you teach it to students who have grown up with technology? There’s no easy answer — but there are some good guidelines to effectively teach digital marketing. Whether you want to teach a quick lesson or a whole class on the subject, you can teach digital marketing with these five steps!

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medical assistant certification

How to Build a Clinical Medical Assistant Curriculum for High School

By: Bri Stauffer
June 21st, 2018

The Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification is one of the most important health science certifications in the country right now. Hospitals, private practices, and clinics are all fighting to hire new CCMAs.

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Employability Skills | Life Skills | Soft Skills | 21st Century Skills | Career Skills

Life Skills vs. Soft Skills vs. Career Skills vs. Employability Skills — What Are the Differences?

By: Chris Zook
June 14th, 2018

Today, teachers throughout the United States are focusing more on prepping their students for their future careers. Some teachers do this by creating a life skills curriculum. Others make a soft skills curriculum. Sometimes, they made a career skills or employability skills curriculum. Surprisingly, all of these teachers mean the same thing – they just have different ways of saying it! That means some wires got crossed somewhere.

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Career Readiness | High School | teaching interview skills

How to Teach Interview Skills in High School

By: Bri Stauffer
June 7th, 2018

Good interview skills are crucial for every high school student to learn. Any job they apply for will involve some sort of interview process, so your students need to be prepared. But teaching interview skills isn’t easy, especially when there aren’t many resources geared toward high school students. That’s why we’ve collected four lessons and activities to help you teach these skills to your students!

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