The AES CTE Blog

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

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Career Readiness | Middle School | 21st Century Skills

How to Teach 21st Century Skills in Middle School

By: Bri Stauffer
February 20th, 2020

21st Century skills are a popular topic among educators, especially in relation to middle school career readiness classes.

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Computer Applications | Coding and Programming | Middle School | Computer Science

Review of Code.org for Middle School Computer Science

By: Bri Stauffer
February 13th, 2020

As a curriculum developer, we speak with thousands of middle school teachers every year.

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Keeping Students Engaged in CTE: Part 1

Do you struggle to keep your students engaged during your lessons?

Download this free eBook to learn the Do's & Dont's of Student Engagement.

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Career Exploration | Career Readiness | Middle School

5 Best Career Exploration Lesson Plans for Middle School

By: Sarah Layton
December 12th, 2019

If you’re a middle school career readiness teacher, chances are one of the first topics you plan to teach is career exploration.

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Career Readiness | Middle School | Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT)

Review of Teachers Pay Teachers for Middle School Career Readiness

By: Bri Stauffer
November 28th, 2019

Are you scrambling to find career readiness lesson plans and activities to teach your classes?

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Computer Applications | Technology Curriculum | Middle School

Top 3 Mistakes Teachers Make in Middle School Technology Classes and How to Avoid Them

By: Sarah Layton
August 8th, 2019

As a new middle school technology teacher, you probably come from one of two backgrounds.

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Health Science | Middle School

How Much Does Digital Middle School Health Science Curriculum Cost?

By: Bri Stauffer
June 27th, 2019

Adding a new middle school health science program to your school is an equally exciting and daunting task.

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