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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 Citizenship | Student Engagement | Middle School | Lesson Plans

By: Mike Cescon
November 9th, 2021

With how much of our lives takes place over the internet, digital citizenship skills have become essential for students to develop in the modern day. Students who have developed these skills are well-equipped to handle technology healthily, while those who haven’t may fall victim to pitfalls like cyberbullying or irresponsible social media use. 

Health Science | Medical Terminology | Lesson Plans

By: Brad Hummel
October 21st, 2021

Your existing medical terminology lesson plans and textbooks may have served you well, but you need new ideas to supplement your instruction and help your students better comprehend complex concepts.

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High School | Personal Finance | Lesson Plans

By: Mike Cescon
October 14th, 2021

It’s all too common for high school students to enter adulthood without a solid grasp on personal finances. In the worst cases, this can lead to financial mistakes or disasters that follow students all their lives. This is exactly why it’s critical to have business or finance teachers truly dedicated to providing students with the financial education they need to succeed. 

Business Education | High School | Lesson Plans

By: Mike Cescon
September 2nd, 2021

As a provider of digital curriculums, high school business teachers often approach us about educational resources they can use to teach their business education courses. 

Computer Applications | Microsoft Access | Microsoft Office | Lesson Plans

By: Mike Cescon
September 2nd, 2021

If you teach high school computer applications, you know how tough it can be to find Microsoft Access lesson plans. After all, Access isn’t nearly as popular an application as Word or PowerPoint, making it all the harder to find resources online to help you teach it. 

Computer Applications | Google Apps | Lesson Plans

By: Alison Pijar
August 19th, 2021

Are you being pushed towards teaching Google Apps exclusively in your computer classroom? This trend is growing in middle schools across the country, but the number of resources available isn't keeping up. That means you need help finding Google Apps lesson plans to replace your old Microsoft Office ones! In this article, you'll discover where you can find great Google Apps lesson plans, activities, and other resources to cover specific subjects like: Getting Started with Google Apps Google Docs  Google Sheets Google Slides Google Forms Google Collaboration By the end of this article, you'll have a greater understanding of Business&ITCenter21, a curriculum system that covers everything you need to teach Google Applications.