Teaching Digital Citizenship? We Can Help

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by Celestial Holmes Are you teaching digital citizenship in your courses that use technology? I didn’t purchase my first cell phone until I was 21 and could afford to pay the bill myself.  It was an analog, flip-phone with a plastic antenna that you had to pull up when in use. I purchased minutes as I [...]

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Blended Learning Tools: Best Uses from Teachers

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by Sarah Layton One of my favorite things to do is talk to teachers about blended learning tools and find out how they use them in their classrooms. Who better to give examples of how blended learning is working than teachers just like you… Blended Learning Tools in Health Science Stephanie Avery, Alberta, Canada Health [...]

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Blended Learning Tools: How to Mix It Up

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by Sarah Layton In regards to blended learning tools, a teacher recently asked us, “Can I add my own content to these modules?” The teacher was referring to our HealthCenter21 or Business&ITCenter21 online curriculum resources. Our response? Yes and no. Yes You Can The answer was “yes, you can,” because we actually encourage teachers to [...]

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Computer Applications Curriculum: Office for the iPad

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by  Ken Richard How will Office for iPad impact computer applications curriculum and education? Microsoft recently released Word, Excel and PowerPoint for the iPad. The application suite turned out to be a pleasant surprise. The mobile applications are fast and displayed my documents exactly the same as the PC version. I was able to make quick edits without [...]

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Teaching Soft Skills: Is It Important?

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by Dick Carlson Is teaching soft skills important? Ask Regina and Bill… Monday morning found Jeff Hanson at his desk, reviewing a pile of resumes for a job as Test Supervisor at Lititz Regional Hospital.  He’d narrowed down the candidates to two–Regina Burns and Bill Sampson. Both had great work histories, had interviewed well, and [...]

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CTE Certification: LEARN and Prep for Allied Health Exams

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CTE certification…you can hardly talk about allied health courses and curriculum without discussing it. There are a lot of ways to prepare for certification exams. But balance is the best way. CTE Certification: Teach to the Test There is a whole lot of “teaching to the test” going on out there in the world of [...]

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Intro to Business Curriculum: The Online Solution

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by Sarah Layton Does your intro to business classroom still use a textbook? Would you like to embrace technology? Do you have students that are difficult to engage? Business teacher, Edina Buzgon, shares how using the online curriculum resource, Business&ITCenter21 benefits both her and her students. Edina Buzgon teaches Business, Finance, and Marketing Essentials (BFME) [...]

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Teacher Time Savers for Health Science Classrooms

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by Sarah Layton Are there any teacher time savers for health science classes? How can I spend less time on grading and planning and more time with my health science students? These are questions we get asked. And for every time they are asked that, I imagine many others are thinking it. Or maybe not. [...]

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High School Business Curriculum

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by Anne Kuser Where can I find high school business curriculum resources to use in my courses? This is a question we hear all the time.  It’s not always easy to come up with lesson plans that help to address the necessary material AND engage the students!  You’re looking for assistance, and as always…we’d like to [...]

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Emergency Preparedness Education: Find Curriculum

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by Ken Richard Georgia, Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania are a few of the states that include standards for emergency preparedness education in their Introduction to Health Science curriculum. Emergency preparedness can be confused with emergency medical services, but there is a distinct difference. Emergency Medical Services Emergency medical services personnel are dedicated to providing out-of-hospital [...]

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