When teaching difficult concepts such as medical terminology, health science teachers can feel overwhelmed and frustrated. You want your students to engage with and memorize important material, but you might be uncertain about how to keep your students focused and energized. Worse still, you fear that your students may be bored and unable to master vocabulary that will be a part of assessments and certification exams.
As a health science curriculum developer, we regularly speak with teachers who are adding new certifications to their pathway. When implementing new health science certifications, these teachers often ask us questions such as: “Is HealthCenter21 accredited?” and “How do I get my course accredited?” While many accredited health science programs use our HealthCenter21 curriculum to prepare their students for certification exams, AES is not a certifying body and cannot award accreditation to CTE programs. But don’t worry - that doesn’t mean we can’t help you!
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Did your health science program just add a new course for sports medicine? Or do you need to update your existing sports medicine curriculum? If so, you’re likely looking for the best instructional materials to help cover your standards and prepare students for their future careers.
As a CTE health science teacher, your curriculum ranges from health science foundations to certification-focused topics.
We speak with dozens of CTE health science instructors every week who tell us they are unsure about implementing a new digital curriculum in their classes. Very often, these teachers have had previous experiences with online software that was boring and led to students being burnt out from too much screen time. Because of this, teachers considering our digital curriculum system, HealthCenter21, frequently ask how it helps keep students engaged and interested in the material. In this article, you’ll learn five ways HealthCenter21 can help you keep students engaged:
Did your health science program just add a new course for dental assisting? Or are you looking to update your current dental assistant curriculum?