Career Readiness Lesson Plans: Ohio Leads the Way

career readiness lesson plans

by Sarah Layton Career readiness is dominating education headlines. What does it mean for you and other CTE teachers? Maybe nothing today, but tomorrow? Prepare yourself for big changes in career readiness standards. Case in point: Ohio. Ohio teachers must now cover Strand 1 Business Operations/21st Century Skills standards with all students. Here’s what Ohio is doing to […]

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Medical Terminology Lesson Plans That Will Blow Your Mind

medical terminology lesson plans

by Sarah Layton Blow your mind? Am I just easily impressed? Perhaps. But I’m a sucker for tools and resources that make teaching and learning just that much easier for you and your students. You may already be using these awesome resources in your medical terminology lesson plans. Or these resources might already be right at […]

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Top 3 High School Business Curriculum Articles of 2014

High School Business Curriculum - Top Posts

by Sarah Layton It’s hard to believe that 2014 is all but complete! Over the course of the year, we’ve covered such a variety of topics. But what were the most popular posts about high school business curriculum in 2014? Here’s what got your attention this year… The Best Way to Teach Entrepreneurship to High School Students […]

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Top 3 Computer Applications Class Articles of 2014

Computer Applications Class - Top Articles of 2014

by Sarah Layton It’s hard to believe that 2014 is all but complete! Over the course of the year, we’ve covered such a variety of topics. But what were the most popular posts about computer applications class in 2014? Here’s what got your attention this year… Microsoft Office 2013 Lesson Plans: Where to Find Them All […]

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Top 3 Health Science Curriculum Articles in 2014

Top Articles for Health Science Curriculum

by Sarah Layton It’s hard to believe that 2014 is all but complete! Over the course of the year, we’ve covered such a variety of topics. But what were the most popular health science curriculum posts in 2014? Here’s what got your attention this year… Health Science Education: Skills Demonstrations Back in May, Kristin Savko […]

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Cyber Bullying Lesson Plans: Tips for Middle School

Cyber Bullying Lesson Plans for Middle School Classes

by Celestial Holmes “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Our parents’ intent with this old adage was to help us be strong and ignore the hurtful words of mean children, but that phrase was a big, fat lie. The phrase should have been, “sticks and stones may break […]

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The 21st Century Classroom: Not Just Technology

The 21st century classroom - It's not all about technology!

by Sarah Layton We’ve been asked by a number of CTE directors, principals, presidents, and such, “How can I help my teachers get our programs into the 21st century?” Two things happened just today that brought the 21st century classroom question to the front of my mind. The 21st Century Classroom: Data-Informed The first happened […]

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Teaching Interview Skills to High School Students

Teaching interview skills to high school students

by Sarah Layton When I was preparing to enter the work force, I distinctly recall a complete absence of any instruction regarding interviewing skills. Today, job openings are competitive situations and the resume/cover letter are just the first part. Once they have that foot in the door, your students need to be able to prove that they […]

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Microsoft PowerPoint Lesson Plans: Where to Find Them

Where to find Microsoft PowerPoint lesson plans

by Sarah Layton Microsoft PowerPoint is so widely used that it’s imperative that your computer applications and business students understand the ins and outs of presentations and slides. Here’s where to find some good Microsoft PowerPoint lesson plans. Microsoft PowerPoint Lesson Plans: Online Curriculum Services The best software as a service options will provide you with engaging, interactive, and […]

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Medical Administrative Assistant Certification Guide

CMAA Certification Guide

by Ken Richard Why is the CMAA certification popular? The CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) exam is one of the more popular certifications available to secondary high school health science programs of study. There are several reasons for the popularity of medical administrative assistant certification. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that medical secretaries are among […]

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