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Career & Technical Education Blog

The AES CTE Blog

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

Career Exploration | Career Readiness | College | Engaging Activities

By: Brad Hummel
November 10th, 2022

Are my students prepared? It’s a question every career readiness teacher asks. In today’s work environment, it’s more important than ever that students are aware of college and career opportunities and the steps they need to take for success.

Anatomy and Physiology | Health Science | Medical Terminology | Engaging Activities

By: Brad Hummel
November 3rd, 2022

Anatomy and physiology can be one of the most challenging topics to teach in CTE health science classes. Between having students learn body systems, memorize tricky terminology, and prepare for exams, your course can quickly become dull and cumbersome.


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Career Readiness | Middle School | Engaging Activities

By: Mike Cescon
February 8th, 2022

If you teach a career readiness course, you know how important cover letters are in the modern job market. Many employers won’t even look at a job application unless the candidate includes a cover letter explaining their qualifications and passion for the position. 

Business Education | Entrepreneurship | Engaging Activities

By: Emma Stanton
December 6th, 2021

High school business education teachers have an interesting mix of courses to teach.