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Cengage SAM | Computer Applications | Pearson MyITLab | Microsoft Office

Cengage SAM vs. Pearson MyITLab: Microsoft Office Curriculum Showdown

By: Sarah Layton
September 21st, 2017

Microsoft Office is the world’s most popular corporate product. It’s the gold standard for computer-based workplace productivity. That’s why it’s so important to teach Microsoft Office to students of all ages.

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Computer Applications | Pearson MyITLab

Pearson IT Lab vs. Business&ITCenter21: What is Best for Your Classroom?

By: Bri Stauffer
December 8th, 2016

Are you a computer applications teacher looking for new curriculum to teach important computer skills to your students? At Applied Educational Systems we hear from hundreds of middle and high school computer teachers each year when they are reviewing our Business&ITCenter21 curriculum. In talking with these teachers, we know they are usually looking at multiple curriculum options. During this time, teachers often ask us questions like “Is Business&ITCenter21 better than MyITLab?” and “What’s the difference between your curriculum and the Pearson IT Lab program?”

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