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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 Readiness | High School

By: Katie Schneider
March 4th, 2022

Preparing students for ever-changing workplace practices and expectations can be a struggle for new and tenured teachers alike. 

Business Education | Computer Applications | CTE Career Clusters | Florida

By: Brad Hummel
March 2nd, 2022

As a Florida CTE teacher, it’s crucial to know your standards for teaching courses in business and computer applications. Keeping your requirements in mind is often the difference between providing your learners with precisely what they need and falling short when it comes to evaluations and assessments.

Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

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Accounting | Business Education | High School | Middle School | Lesson Plans

By: Brad Hummel
February 23rd, 2022

As a middle or high school business teacher, accounting can be one of the most challenging subjects to teach. You know that a basic understanding of accounting is essential for working in the business world. Still, you might be unsure if your materials are doing enough to ensure students are engaged and while meeting your business education standards.

Business Education | Textbook Alternatives | Educational Resources

By: Mike Cescon
January 13th, 2022

If you’re looking for educational resources to help you teach your high school business course, you’ve probably asked yourself a really important question: Should I pay for my resources, or should I try to find free ones? 

Business Education | Entrepreneurship

By: Brad Hummel
January 11th, 2022

Are you a high school business teacher looking for a new entrepreneurship curriculum? If so, you’re probably concerned about finding materials that are relevant and engaging for your students. Whether you teach a semester elective or a year-long entrepreneurship course, you want to help your students prepare for certifications and their future career goals. There are a variety of entrepreneurship resources out there, but it can be tough to decide which materials are right for you. In this post, you’ll discover three popular  high school entrepreneurship curriculum that teachers have shared with us:

Business Education | High School | Marketing

By: Bri Stauffer
January 3rd, 2022

As a business curriculum provider, we speak with thousands of high school business teachers every year.