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

Business Education | Entrepreneurship | High School | Marketing | Social Media | Engaging Activities

By: Brad Hummel
January 5th, 2023

When teaching a high school business class, it can be challenging to find activities that your students will find interesting and engaging.

Marketing | Finance | IT & Media | Curriculum | Business

By: Brad Hummel
December 8th, 2022

Accounting is one of the most desired business professions that students can choose to pursue after graduating from high school. After all, accountants are skilled financial professionals that are constantly in demand to work for businesses, nonprofits, and even the government.

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Business Education | Career Exploration | Digital Citizenship | Marketing

By: Brad Hummel
June 9th, 2022

As a Texas high school business instructor, you may be asked to teach a Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance course that’s aligned with your TEKS. Making sure your curriculum meets TEKS requirements is essential to ensuring your students learn invaluable business skills.

Business Education | Marketing | Personal Finance | Texas

By: Brad Hummel
May 18th, 2022

If you're new to teaching the Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance course in Texas, you might be unsure about some of the requirements you have to meet. After all, each class has associated Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) statements that your students must learn to be prepared for their future careers.

Business Education | High School | Marketing

By: Bri Stauffer
January 3rd, 2022

As a business curriculum provider, we speak with thousands of high school business teachers every year.

Business Education | Marketing | Projects

By: Mike Cescon
December 23rd, 2021

When it comes to teaching marketing, projects are essential to test your high schoolers’ ability to apply the skills they’ve learned in class. Marketing is an industry built around creativity, after all, and the right creative project will exercise your students’ marketing skills in a way a test never could.