The AES CTE Blog

The latest ideas, tips, and trends for CTE and elective teachers.

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Teaching Strategies | Test Prep

How to Write Test Questions for Middle School & High School

By: Chris Zook
May 31st, 2018

Writing test questions is one of the hardest parts of teaching. You have to prompt students to retrieve information from your class with the proper wording and format that’ll show their progress in the classroom. So how do you write the perfect test questions?

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Business Education | High School | Marketing

REVIEW: CTE Online's High School Marketing Curriculum

By: Bri Stauffer
May 24th, 2018

High school business educators often struggle with finding materials to teach marketing courses that aren’t related to sports or entertainment.

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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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Computer Applications | Microsoft Publisher

9 Stellar Microsoft Publisher Activities from Trusted Sources

By: Chris Zook
May 17th, 2018

Microsoft Publisher is the world’s premier method of turning digital content into printable materials. That includes brochures, pamphlets, and even books, all in one convenient piece of software. Even with all of that versatility, Microsoft Publisher is still one of the easiest and most user-friendly options for graphic designers. But how can you teach it to students in middle school or high school?

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CNA Certification | Health Science | nursing assistant lesson plans

The 6 Best Nursing Assistant Lesson Plan Ideas for High School

By: Bri Stauffer
May 10th, 2018

High school health science teachers are responsible for preparing the next generation of health care workers.

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Digital Curriculum

Digital Curriculum vs. Teacher-Made Curriculum: Which Is Better?

By: Chris Zook
May 3rd, 2018

One way or another, every classroom needs a curriculum. Sometimes that curriculum is made years in advance, and other times you needed one yesterday. But no matter what, your course(s) will need a new curriculum at some point. That always comes with one big question — who’s going to make it?

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Computer Applications | Google Docs | Middle School

How to Teach Google Docs in Middle School

By: Bri Stauffer
April 26th, 2018

Middle school teachers across the country need to teach students how to use Google Docs. But where can they start? Google Docs is becoming increasingly important for students to learn, but there aren’t many resources to help — especially since Microsoft Word is still the giant when it comes to word processing. Plus, with hundreds of students coming to your classroom each year, it would take all of your personal time to plan and implement your own lessons.

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