Health Science Curriculum: HIT Lesson Plans

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by Sarah Layton Are you able to keep up with changing health science curriculum requirements? For example, the need for good health information technology lesson plans seems to be on your minds. We have a lot of teachers asking for it. Fortunately, we have answers! Our health science curriculum includes a module on HIT. The Health [...]

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Student Engagement Strategies: Get Parents on Your Team

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by Sarah Layton This is a previously published post. After attending Back-to-School night at my kids’ school recently and working through an issue with my daughter’s teachers, I thought it was a good time to reflect on teacher/parent communication and collaboration. As a parent, I know that I have to work together with teachers. Teachers [...]

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How Our Health Science Curriculum Can Help with IEPs

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by Sarah Layton When I Googled “how many students have IEPs” I found that according to a NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) Overview of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools and Districts: 1999-2000, the number was a staggering 5.8 million, or 12%! And that was just up to 2000. Imagine the number now. As staggering [...]

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Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Microsoft Access Curriculum

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by Sarah Layton Just last week, I was asking if when establishing your computer applications lesson plans, do you give Microsoft Publisher its fair share of attention? I have the same question this week about Microsoft Access. I have to admit that I’m a bit of a database junkie! When done well, they are such amazing [...]

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Business Education Lesson Plans: Teaching Professionalism

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by Sarah Layton Of course employers are looking for job candidates that demonstrate professionalism. Apparently there’s a lack of it among younger generations of job seekers. It seems today’s students need to be taught how to be professional. I’ve never taken a lesson in professionalism. That’s just something that we learned through life experience in family and [...]

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Benefits of Blended Learning: CTE Textbooks vs. Online Curriculum

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by Mary Seward Last month, Mary Seward talked about the benefits of blended learning in regards to “online resources vs. online curriculum.” This month, Seward continues with the benefits of blended learning, this time focusing on CTE textbooks vs. online curriculum… CTE Textbooks – Fodder for the Frolic At the risk of sounding like a [...]

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Computer Applications Lesson Plans: Microsoft Publisher Curriculum

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by Sarah Layton When establishing your computer applications lesson plans, do you give Microsoft Publisher its fair share of attention? It seems everyone focuses so much on Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, that sometimes really cool applications like Microsoft Publisher get the short end of the stick. Maybe you just don’t know where to find [...]

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Using Blended Learning, Teachers Can Add To Their OWN Skills

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by Dick Carlson We talk a lot, here, about tools and techniques that you can use on your students.  But development of your own professional skills is something to always be working on.  Most often, that looks like something out of the 1960’s–we all troop off to a conference room, and somebody stands in front [...]

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Blended Learning: 5 Lesson Plans to Get Started Today

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by Ken Richard Blended Learning is the practice of combining traditional classroom teaching with online resources, and it’s easier to get started than you may think. This article will give you 5 simple lesson plans ideas for adding online resources into your existing classrooms. 5 Blended Learning Lesson Plans Lesson Plan #1 – Youtube Video [...]

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Student Engagement Strategies Do’s and Don’ts for Tech Integration

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by Bri Stauffer Technology integration has been growing in education–but how can you make sure your new tools have a positive impact on the student engagement strategies in your classroom? Don’t Use it “Just Because” Yes, your students LOVE technology and would be happy to see new ways they can learn by using technology. However… [...]

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