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

Computer Applications | Google Apps | Business&ITCenter21 | Microsoft Office

By: Mike Cescon
April 20th, 2022

Computer applications teachers often come to AES feeling overwhelmed by their responsibilities. Between meeting course standards, engaging classes, and prepping students for certifications, teachers like you have a lot on your plate. 

Business Education | Career Readiness | Business&ITCenter21

By: Mike Cescon
November 24th, 2021

Secondary school business education teachers often approach AES feeling overwhelmed by the many module choices and curriculum hours available in Business&ITCenter21. 

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Business Education | Business&ITCenter21 | Educational Resources

By: Mike Cescon
October 27th, 2021

Some teachers who use Business&ITCenter21 end up disappointed that it doesn’t cover every business topic with the depth they would like. Though Business&ITCenter21 is comprehensive, it has its limitations when it comes to more specialized business or computer courses. 

Business Education | Digital Curriculum | Business&ITCenter21

By: Mike Cescon
October 26th, 2021

When you choose a curriculum for your intro to business course, you face many uncertainties. Will this curriculum be a good fit for your teaching style? Which will suit your students, or your course standards? 

Business Education | Digital Curriculum | High School | Business&ITCenter21

By: Mike Cescon
August 31st, 2021

With the wealth of options available online, it can be difficult to find a digital curriculum for your business education course. Implementing the wrong resource in your classroom can lead to angst, frustration, and all sorts of unneeded stress, while the right one will set your students on the path to success. 

Business Education | Digital Curriculum | Business&ITCenter21

By: Marcus Esters
May 18th, 2021

Business education teachers are always looking to introduce new digital resources to their programs that better meet the needs of their courses and students.