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

Health Science | Principles of Health Science | Texas | Lesson Plans

By: Mike Cescon
January 6th, 2022

If you’re new to teaching health science in Texas, you know how daunting it can be to find the right resources to fuel your course. You may know the TEKS requirements you need to teach, but where should you start looking for lesson plans or activities for your kids? How do other teachers get their course materials? What kinds of resources are out there? What if you choose the wrong ones?

Health Science | High School | Lesson Plans

By: Brad Hummel
December 16th, 2021

If you’re teaching an introductory CTE health science course, such as Principles of Health Science, there’s a good chance that you are required to cover the history of healthcare to meet your course standards.


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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.

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. 

Business Education | Middle School | Lesson Plans

By: Chris Zook
June 1st, 2021

There’s no better time in a child’s life to learn about business than middle school. Business education lesson plans are a key part of introducing students to real-world concepts that they may have missed otherwise.

Lesson Plans

By: Bri Stauffer
September 1st, 2019

A lesson plan is a teacher’s daily guide for what students need to learn, how it will be taught, and how learning will be measured. Lesson plans help teachers be more effective in the classroom by providing a detailed outline to follow each class period.