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The latest ideas, tips, strategies and trends for CTE teachers and administrators.

Health Science | Sports Medicine

By: Brad Hummel
November 1st, 2022

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.

Health Science | High School

By: Bri Stauffer
October 28th, 2022

CTE health science programs are growing across the United States. As a result, there are more options for instructional materials than ever before. A popular choice for many health science classrooms is Project Lead the Way’s (PLTW) Biomedical Science program. PLTW's Biomedical Sciences be the perfect fit for some classes, but not quite right for others. In this blog, we’ll review the biomedical science courses to help you decide if they’re the right fit for you and your students. But before we dive into the specifics of the courses, we’ll give a little background on Project Lead the Way!


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Health Science | Student Engagement | Teaching Strategies

By: Mike Cescon
October 20th, 2022

When students first walk into your classroom, they’re fresh off of all sorts of distractions, from friends to phones to life. Oftentimes the last thing they want to do is sit down and learn about health science.  For the dedicated health science teacher, this can be a problem: Disinterested students are students who aren’t learning, and because you want your class time to be as productive as possible, you need to gain and keep your students’ attention as soon as they take their seats. However, engaging your students quickly can be more complicated than it seems, and to do it well, you’re going to need some strategies to hook ‘em in. 

Anatomy and Physiology | Health Science

By: Bri Stauffer
October 18th, 2022

Anatomy and physiology is a crucial topic for every health science student to learn.

Health Science | Textbooks

By: Emma Stanton
October 5th, 2022

Did your health science program just add a new course for dental assisting? Or are you looking to update your current dental assistant curriculum?

Health Science | AMCA CMAC

By: Brad Hummel
September 29th, 2022

The AMCA CMAC exam is an industry certification that measures students’ knowledge and skills needed to become a clinical medical assistant (CMA).