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The AES CTE Blog

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

Computer Applications | Cyber Bullying | Digital Citizenship | Digital Literacy

By: Brad Hummel
November 24th, 2022

Today’s students spend more time with technology than any previous generation. From education to entertainment, kids have access to a digital world full of great opportunities—and dangerous consequences.

Business Education | Computer Applications | Technology Curriculum | Texas | Computer Science

By: Brad Hummel
October 11th, 2022

If you teach business education in Texas, chances are you'll be asked to teach the Principles of Information Technology course. It’s critical to meet your TEKS for this course to ensure that your students are successful.

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Computer Applications | Microsoft Excel | Microsoft Office

By: Brad Hummel
October 5th, 2022

Finding appropriate Microsoft Excel lesson plans for middle school students isn’t easy. You need lessons that are made for the right age group, engaging, and meet your course standards — not to mention help you prep students for the MOS Excel certification!

Computer Applications | Microsoft Publisher | Microsoft Office | Lesson Plans

By: Brad Hummel
August 30th, 2022

As a middle or high school computer applications teacher covering Microsoft Office, chances are that you’ll be asked to teach Microsoft Publisher in your classroom.

Computer Applications | Coding and Programming | Middle School

By: Bri Stauffer
August 5th, 2022

Middle school computer teachers have their hands full teaching Microsoft Word, Google Sheets, and more to hundreds of students every marking period.

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.