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

Health Science | Health Science Textbooks | Principles of Health Science | Texas

By: Bri Stauffer
December 14th, 2022

As a health science curriculum provider, we work with thousands of health science teachers every year, many of whom are in Texas.

Business Education | Computer Applications | Technology Curriculum | Texas | Computer Science

By: Brad Hummel
October 11th, 2022

If you teach business education in Texas, chances are you'll be asked to teach the Principles of Information Technology course. It’s critical to meet your TEKS for this course to ensure that your students are successful.

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Business Education | Computer Applications | Texas

By: Brad Hummel
July 5th, 2022

Basic computing skills have become increasingly essential to our lives and our ability to function using digital technology. Today’s students need to have a solid understanding of typing, data, and computer applications to use the software they’ll need for most occupations.

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.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) | Health Science | Texas | Practicum in Health Science

By: Mike Cescon
March 2nd, 2022

If you’re new to teaching health science in Texas, you’re probably confused about some of your more specialized courses. After all, they can get pretty advanced, and each has associated Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) your students will have to learn in order to move their careers forward. 

Health Science | Texas | Textbook Alternatives | Practicum in Health Science

By: Mike Cescon
February 2nd, 2022

Whether you’re a new Texas health science teacher or are just looking to add variety to your classroom, finding the best materials to teach Practicum in Health Science can be intimidating. You need to get your students off to a good start, because for most of them, this class will be their first chance to develop skills that they’ll be using for most of their careers.