The AES CTE Blog

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

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Textbooks | Textbook Alternatives

11 Textbook Alternatives That Teachers Love

By: Chris Zook
October 31st, 2019

Textbooks are the #1 teaching tool used in the United States today. They’re timeless. They’re trusted. They’re the status quo. Because of this, a lot of teachers choose to stick with textbooks for all of their teaching needs. After all, if they worked for the previous generations, they’ll work for this generation too, right? Maybe! That’s a solid line of logic that teachers and administrators regularly consider. But they’re also antiquated, expensive, and out-of-date the minute they’re published.

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Computer Applications | Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) | GMetrix

What's the Difference between GMetrix and Business&ITCenter21 for MOS Certification Prep?

By: Bri Stauffer
October 24th, 2019

Are you looking for ways to help your students pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams?

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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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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Why Is Career & Technical Education So Important?

By: Chris Zook
October 17th, 2019

Career and technical education (CTE) is one of the most important parts of the modern American education system.

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Health Science | Health Science Textbooks | Medical Terminology

Review: 7 Popular Medical Terminology Textbooks

By: Bri Stauffer
October 10th, 2019

Medical terminology is an essential subject for every health science student. To work in any healthcare career, your students need to understand and properly use terms related to the human body and the industry. On top of that, medical terminology is a fundamental part of every health science certification! So when it comes to teaching such a critical topic to your students, you want a great resource to support your curriculum. With so many options out there, how do you know which one is the best?

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Health Science

4 Reasons to Update Your Health Science Lesson Plans

By: Bri Stauffer
October 3rd, 2019

Creating lesson plans for your health science courses takes a lot of work.

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Health Science | NHA CCMA | Medical Assisting

AMT RMA vs. NHA CCMA: What’s the Difference?

By: Bri Stauffer
September 26th, 2019

Medical assisting is one of the most in-demand healthcare professions in the country.

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