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The AES CTE Blog

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

Career Readiness | High School

By: Bri Stauffer
May 4th, 2022

Professionalism is an essential soft skill in today’s workplace, and high school teachers are often the ones expected to teach these skills to their students.

Computer Applications | Google Docs | Middle School

By: Bri Stauffer
May 3rd, 2022

Middle school teachers across the country need to teach students how to use Google Docs. But where can they start? Teaching Google Docs is becoming increasingly important, 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 implement your own Google Docs lesson plans. That’s why we’ve put some ideas together to help you easily start teaching your students how to use Google Docs!

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.

Health Science | Medical Assisting

By: Bri Stauffer
April 29th, 2022

As a health science teacher, preparing your students for certifications is one of the most important aspects of your job.

Health Science | Medical Assisting | Health Science Certifications

By: Brad Hummel
April 26th, 2022

The AMT Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam is a healthcare industry certification that measures a student’s proficiency in the skills and knowledge needed to work as a medical assistant.

Computer Applications | Microsoft PowerPoint | Microsoft Office

By: Brad Hummel
April 21st, 2022

When teaching Microsoft PowerPoint to high school students, you may be looking for better materials to more effectively engage your classes. If your current materials are outdated or don’t go into enough depth to challenge high schoolers, you risk your students missing details that will help them succeed.

Computer Applications | Google Apps | Business&ITCenter21 | Microsoft Office

By: Mike Cescon
April 20th, 2022

Computer applications teachers often come to AES feeling overwhelmed by their responsibilities. Between meeting course standards, engaging classes, and prepping students for certifications, teachers like you have a lot on your plate.