National Consortium for Health Science Education: Improved Test Scores

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by Sarah Layton Recently, Mike Collins shared some great feedback he gathered from experts at the National Consortium for Health Science Education conference that took place just a few weeks ago. A common thread running through the experts’ reflections on trends in health science education and employment point towards two general statements. The first being that […]

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National Consortium for Health Science Education Experts on Trends

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by Mike Collins It was a busy National Consortium for Health Science Education Conference a few weeks ago in Denver. While there, I had the opportunity to ask some experts to answer a couple of questions about trends that I want to share with you here. Responding to my questions were Carole Stacy, Nancy Allen, Cynthia Sundstrom, and Pat […]

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Principles of Health Science: Teach It Better

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by Sarah Layton I was supposed to write a post today about changing National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) standards regarding principles of health science. But it turns out, they haven’t changed that much recently. So, that got me thinking about why I was supposed to write about that in the first place. The […]

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CTE Assessment: Why Your Students Hate It

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by Dick Carlson Why do students hate your CTE assessment? Let me see if I can sum it up for you… I am really great at eating cookies. Truly–if you were to put together some kind of a test, to measure cookie-eating ability, I would be in the top 1% of all cookie-eaters. I posses […]

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Health Science Technology Lesson Plans Beyond the Status Quo

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by Sarah Layton You are aware of the increasing use of technology and blended learning to help both teachers and students be successful in health science technology courses. But while you hear about it and talk to people that are experiencing success with the integration of technology and/or blended learning, you may be less aware […]

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NOCTI on CTE Assessments and Credentials

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by guest, Dr. John C. Foster, CEO of NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions Sorting Through CTE Assessments and Credentials Recently, there has been a lot of focus on the benefits of industry credentials and CTE assessments for students as they enter the workplace. The key is to be able to determine the value of the […]

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Retain CTE Teachers with Quality Principles of Health Science Tools

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by Sarah Layton Could retaining quality CTE faculty be as easy as providing simple, effective tools that shore up their weak areas and support their strengths? When I consider what some CTE teachers have said about our principles of health science online content, I’m thinking it sure can’t hurt! The Struggle to Get and Keep […]

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How to Increase Student Enrollment in CTE

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by Sarah Layton If you came into teaching after spending some time in the (let’s just say) “real world” work force, you may find yourself at a slight disadvantage when it comes to the unique challenges of classroom management. You may know your way around a sphygmomanometer or a spreadsheet, but navigating teaching strategies and keeping […]

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Do’s and Don’ts for Keeping Students Engaged

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by Sarah Layton When you signed up to become a CTE teacher (whether as your first or second or fifth career) did you realize that you were also signing up to be an engaging coach, speaker, director, facilitator, etc? Emphasis on the “engaging.” I’m guessing not. And so, keeping students engaged has become what we […]

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High School Business Curriculum: Beyond AP Accounting

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by Ken Richard October’s #busedu chat was about the possibilities of an AP Accounting course for high school business curriculum. The advanced placement course is designed to give students college credit for advanced accounting courses they take in high school. You can read more about the process in an article from accounting today. College and […]

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