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

Computer Applications | Microsoft Excel | Microsoft Office

By: Brad Hummel
October 5th, 2022

Finding appropriate Microsoft Excel lesson plans for middle school students isn’t easy. You need lessons that are made for the right age group, engaging, and meet your course standards — not to mention help you prep students for the MOS Excel certification!

Digital Citizenship | Google Apps | Coding and Programming | Technology Curriculum | Microsoft Office | Middle School | Lesson Plans | Digital Literacy

By: Brad Hummel
September 20th, 2022

If you’re a new middle school computer applications teacher, you’re facing many choices for technology lesson plans for your students. Making the right choices for your classroom can seem overwhelming since learning basic computer and technology skills will set them up for later success.

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Computer Applications | Microsoft Publisher | Microsoft Office | Lesson Plans

By: Brad Hummel
August 30th, 2022

As a middle or high school computer applications teacher covering Microsoft Office, chances are that you’ll be asked to teach Microsoft Publisher in your classroom.

Computer Applications | Microsoft Office

By: Brad Hummel
June 29th, 2022

Microsoft Word is one of the most popular subjects in middle school computer classes.

Computer Applications | Microsoft Access | Microsoft Office | Lesson Plans

By: Mike Cescon
June 21st, 2022

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 | Microsoft Office | Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

By: Bri Stauffer
May 18th, 2022

Do you teach middle or high school computer applications classes? If so, it's likely that your standards include requirements on teaching Microsoft Office.