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The AES CTE Blog

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

Business Education | Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Georgia

By: Mike Cescon
July 7th, 2022

If you’re new to teaching Introduction to Business and Technology in Georgia, you may be confused about what this course entails and what standards you have to meet to ensure your students learn the skills they need.

Business Education | Computer Applications | Texas

By: Brad Hummel
July 5th, 2022

Basic computing skills have become increasingly essential to our lives and our ability to function using digital technology. Today’s students need to have a solid understanding of typing, data, and computer applications to use the software they’ll need for most occupations.

Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

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Business Education | Career Exploration | Digital Citizenship | Marketing

By: Brad Hummel
June 9th, 2022

As a Texas high school business instructor, you may be asked to teach a Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance course that’s aligned with your TEKS. Making sure your curriculum meets TEKS requirements is essential to ensuring your students learn invaluable business skills.

Business Education

By: Emma Stanton
June 8th, 2022

FBLA, officially known as Future Business Leaders of America, is the high school division of a career and technical student organization (CTSO) dedicated to preparing students for careers in business.

Business Education | New Teacher Advice

By: Brad Hummel
June 7th, 2022

Have you been working in the business world, only to discover you want to use the knowledge you’ve gained to inspire and educate the next generation of businesspeople?

Business Education | Career Readiness | Customer Service

By: Alison Pijar
May 19th, 2022

Customer service is one of the most important skills to teach in a career readiness class. But it’s not always an easy topic to discuss in middle and high school courses. After all, you need customer service lessons that help you teach this subject in a relatable way, and that’s a challenge at every grade level!