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The AES CTE Blog

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

Differentiated Instruction | Health Science | Remediation

By: Bri Stauffer
September 7th, 2021

Teaching CTE health science courses means meeting the unique needs of your students every day. Because your students’ abilities, knowledge, and goals vary in every class, you’ll inevitably spend time on remediation throughout the year. But adding new enrichment and remediation strategies to your busy day is tough. Most CTE teachers spend hours of their free time every week meeting with students who need a little extra help.

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. 

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Differentiated Instruction

By: Bri Stauffer
March 12th, 2020

Teaching career and technical education (CTE) courses means you are challenged with reaching diverse students every day.

Blended Learning | Differentiated Instruction

By: Chris Zook
November 15th, 2018

Most often, blended learning incorporates tried-and-true teaching methods (like lecture) with the latest in educational technology (like digital curriculum).

Blended Learning | Differentiated Instruction | Digital Curriculum | Teaching Strategies

By: Sarah Layton
October 18th, 2018

CTE teachers are faced with increasingly diverse students in the classroom, and finding ways to differentiate your lessons can be tough. Some students will come to your class with more knowledge and experience than others. Not to mention that students all learn at different paces and in different ways. It may seem like a never-ending task, but there is a solution! Using technology to differentiate instruction can help you save time while better meeting the needs of all of your students.

Computer Applications | Differentiated Instruction | Teaching Strategies

By: Frank DiMaria
July 28th, 2016

Note from Bri: This is a guest post from Frank DiMaria, a middle school computer teacher in Fort Mill, SC. Frank has written a number of articles about educational technology and tips for other teachers.