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The AES CTE Blog

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

Digital Curriculum | Health Science | Health Science Textbooks | Principles of Health Science

By: Brad Hummel
September 21st, 2022

Your Introduction to Health Science course is the core of your CTE program’s curriculum. When teaching this foundational class, you are concerned that your students receive the best material to prepare them for success in health science careers. You also want appropriate teaching materials that satisfy academic and certification standards.

Blended Learning | Digital Curriculum

By: Bri Stauffer
August 15th, 2022

Blended learning is one of the most popular and effective ways to teach, especially in career and technical education.


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Career Readiness | Digital Curriculum | Middle School

By: Mike Cescon
August 11th, 2022

If you want to prepare your middle schoolers with the skills they need to thrive on the job market, finding the right career readiness curriculum is an essential first step. After all, a strong curriculum will equip your students with vital knowledge and insight, while a weak curriculum may leave them faltering and unprepared. 

Career Readiness | Digital Curriculum

By: Brad Hummel
May 17th, 2022

As a middle school career readiness teacher, you may be anxious about the kind of curriculum you’re using in the classroom. After all, the right curriculum will set your students up for success in their careers, while the wrong one may leave them more confused about who they want to be.

Blended Learning | Differentiated Instruction | Digital Curriculum | Teaching Strategies

By: Jim Schultz
April 18th, 2022

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.

Anatomy and Physiology | Digital Curriculum | Health Science Textbooks

By: Mike Cescon
February 17th, 2022

With how important a topic anatomy and physiology is, it’s no surprise you want to get off to a strong start when teaching it to your high schoolers. After all, if your students are looking at careers in healthcare, having a strong grasp of anatomy and physiology is essential to their success.