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The AES CTE Blog

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

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 | 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. 

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Health Science | Middle School | Lesson Plans

By: Brad Hummel
August 16th, 2021

When teaching health science to middle school students, you are responsible for introducing learners to several different health science subjects. This will be the first time many students learn about some of the critical topics you will cover.

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.