The AES CTE Blog

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

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Health Science | Anatomy and Physiology | High School

4 Best High School Anatomy and Physiology Activities Recommended by Actual Teachers

By: Bri Stauffer
January 3rd, 2019

Teaching anatomy and physiology seems pretty straightforward. Give a lecture on the basics of a body system, the parts of the system, how it works, and how it interacts with the other body systems. Sounds simple, right? But even though the content is straightforward, a cut-and-dry lecture isn’t enough for a high school classroom. High school students need hands-on activities to help them remember important details and stay engaged with your lessons.

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Business Education | Business Law

The Top 5 Business Law Lesson Plans for High School

By: Chris Zook
December 27th, 2018

Business law is one of the most underrated subjects in the United States education system.

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Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

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Communication Skills | Soft Skills | Middle School

4 Best Communication Lesson Plans for Middle School

By: Bri Stauffer
December 20th, 2018

With texting and messaging apps at their fingertips, today’s middle school students can communicate more quickly and easily than ever. However, text-based messaging doesn’t have the added benefits of vocal tone, face-to-face conversation, or context that past generations may have taken for granted. This means middle school teachers need lesson plans and activity ideas to bridge that gap in communication skills.

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Health Science | National Health Career Association Certification

Certification vs. Accreditation vs. Licensure: What’s the Difference in Health Care?

By: Chris Zook
December 13th, 2018

 Certification, accreditation, and licensure are all professional development opportunities for students and health care workers who want to improve their knowledge and skills in the health care industry.

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Keyboarding | Computer Applications

What Is TypingClub and How Can You Use It?

By: Bri Stauffer
December 6th, 2018

Keyboarding is one of the most important skills for students to learn. No matter what career path they take, they will need proficient typing skills -- especially in STEM, health care, and other technology careers.

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Teaching Resources | Professional Development

The 32 Best Podcasts by Teachers, for Teachers, & about Teachers

By: Chris Zook
November 29th, 2018

Podcasts are the new radio. They’re the on-demand, downloadable, take-it-where-you-want-to solution to hearing your favorite people talk about your favorite topics. For the purposes of this blog, that means educators! In this blog, we’ll cover the 32 best podcasts that are by teachers, for teachers, and / or about teachers so you can find your ideal source of up-to-date education information. Some of these podcasts specialize in one of our overarching blog topics. Some of them are for administrators. Others may just be educational — but still important to know! Regardless of the podcast’s purpose, they all do the same thing. They all teach you something.

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