The AES CTE Blog

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

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Computer Applications | Google Apps | Google Docs

Where to Get Google Docs Lesson Plans: Missing in Action?

By: Sarah Layton
May 10th, 2017

If you are embracing all that is modern in the classroom, you are probably using Google Docs in some capacity. But what about your students? Increasingly, state and local standards for computer applications and business technology now include student mastery of Google Docs and Google Applications in general.  But teachers tell us there's a disconnect between those standards and the materials that help them meet the standards. So where can you find Google Docs lesson plans?

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Computer Applications | Google Apps

How To Overcome 4 Big Challenges When Creating Google Lesson Plans

By: Jim Schultz
September 1st, 2016

Are you in search of Google lesson plans, but stuck trying to juggle everything else you need to accomplish? Computer applications teachers face many challenges when trying to create engaging, interactive lessons. As a curriculum developer we hear from hundreds of computer teachers about their struggles. In working with these teachers, we hear many different stories like these:

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Computer Applications | Google Apps | Technology Curriculum

How to Easily Teach Google Apps in a Technology Curriculum

By: Sarah Layton
March 29th, 2016

Do you know how to start teaching Google Apps in your technology curriculum? If you said no, you are in some pretty good company. It turns out that many middle school teachers are looking for these resources. Because we've provided technology curriculum to teach Microsoft Office for middle school and high school for years, it was a logical transition when teachers started asking us about Google Apps curriculum.

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Computer Applications | Google Apps

Google Applications Curriculum: Google Apps Fundamentals

By: Bri Stauffer
December 15th, 2015

While working with Business and Computer Applications teachers, we have heard a lot of interest expressed in learning content that covers cloud-based office applications such as Google Applications and Office 365.

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