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The AES CTE Blog

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

Blended Learning | Teaching Strategies

By: Brad Hummel
November 10th, 2021

Teaching today is surrounded by a shroud of uncertainty. Many schools switch between daily in-person instruction and remote learning, while others adopt a hybrid model. Some institutions have needed to change their instructional setting quickly and without warning.

Blended Learning | Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Differentiated Instruction | Teaching Strategies

By: Mike Cescon
August 4th, 2021

There’s no denying it: implementing differentiated instruction is a huge leap to take for your CTE class. Successfully differentiating your course means putting in a lot of time, effort, and creativity that many teachers feel they’re unequipped to do. 

Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

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Blended Learning | Digital Curriculum

By: Laura Posey
March 11th, 2021

If you use a digital curriculum system like AES, you’re likely worried about transitioning back to full-time in-person classes. Can you use a digital curriculum for in-class teaching? Is it going to be a good fit once you and your students are back in the classroom? The AES digital curriculum has helped you navigate hybrid and distance learning, but did you know the system was designed for a blended learning classroom implementation?

Blended Learning | Digital Curriculum

By: Bri Stauffer
May 27th, 2020

Blended learning is one of the most popular and effective ways to teach, especially in career and technical education.

Blended Learning | Career and Technical Education (CTE)

By: Bri Stauffer
April 23rd, 2020

Many CTE teachers have heard about blended learning and the benefits that it can provide to students in CTE pathways. After all, in the right cases, blended learning can help both engage students and ensure they retain what they've learned for the long term. 

Blended Learning | Career and Technical Education (CTE)

By: Sarah Layton
February 3rd, 2020

As a curriculum developer who creates blended learning curriculum, we have dozens of conversations about blended learning every week.