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Joshua WitherspoonNov 9, 2023 8:00:00 AM6 min read

What Is the IC3 Spark Certification?

IC3 Spark is one of the most popular certifications used in elementary and middle school ...
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Brad HummelJul 5, 2023 8:00:00 AM9 min read

What Is Career and College Exploration and How Do I Meet TEKS Standards?

As a middle school teacher in Texas, you'll likely be asked to cover a course in Career ...
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Joshua WitherspoonMar 1, 2023 8:00:00 AM3 min read

3 Benefits of STEM Education in Middle School

Imagine developing code for a website or prototyping a new machine: at age twelve.
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Mike CesconDec 19, 2022 11:00:00 PM8 min read

Middle School Career Exploration: 8 Ways to Incorporate It In Class

When you introduce your middle schoolers to career exploration, they begin to see its ...
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Brad HummelSep 20, 2022 8:00:00 AM7 min read

Middle School Technology Lesson Plans: Where to Find Them

If you’re a new middle school computer applications teacher, you’re facing many choices ...
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Brad HummelJul 27, 2022 8:00:00 AM7 min read

7 Health Science Lesson Plans Perfect for Middle School

When teaching health science to middle school students, you are responsible for ...
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Team iCEVJul 11, 2022 8:00:00 AM4 min read

Problem Solving Lesson Plans Your Middle School Students Will Love

Need resources for teaching problem solving in your middle school career readiness ...
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Team iCEVJun 16, 2022 8:00:00 AM9 min read

How to Teach 21st Century Skills in Middle School

It’s an unfortunate reality that thousands of middle schoolers across the country aren’t ...
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Brad HummelJun 1, 2022 8:00:00 AM17 min read

How to Teach Internet Safety to Middle School Students

Today, middle school students are constantly connected to the world around them through ...
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Team iCEVMay 12, 2022 8:00:00 AM6 min read

How to Teach Health Science Career Exploration in Middle School

Health science is one of the most popular CTE clusters in the United States. And while ...
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Mike CesconMay 10, 2022 8:00:00 AM11 min read

4 Best Strategies to Ensure Your Middle Schoolers Pay Attention

As a middle school teacher, you’re probably well aware of how difficult it can be to get ...
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Team iCEVMay 3, 2022 8:00:00 AM6 min read

How to Teach Google Docs in Middle School

Middle school teachers across the country need to teach students how to use Google Docs. ...
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Team iCEVJan 25, 2022 8:00:00 AM7 min read

Top 4 Digital Citizenship Activities for Middle School

New technology is driving change in educational standards across the country, especially ...
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Team iCEVJan 12, 2022 8:00:00 AM8 min read

The 4 Best PowerPoint Lesson Plans for Middle School

Middle school computer teachers need engaging Microsoft PowerPoint projects and ideas to ...
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Emma StantonJan 3, 2022 8:00:00 AM5 min read

4 Best Digital Citizenship Lesson Plans for Middle School

At Applied Educational Systems, we work with thousands of middle school teachers who need ...
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Team iCEVSep 8, 2021 8:00:00 AM5 min read

3 Places to Find Google Sheets Activities for Middle School Students

As a computer applications teacher, you need activities and lessons that are engaging, ...
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Team iCEVMay 20, 2021 8:00:00 AM6 min read

4 Best Certifications for Middle School Business and Career Courses

In 2021, the Google Apps certification for students was discontinued. As a result, middle ...
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Team iCEVApr 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM7 min read

How to Teach Middle School Health Science Courses with HealthCenter21

Middle school health science classes are designed to introduce students to healthcare ...
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Team iCEVMar 18, 2021 8:00:00 AM5 min read

What Is the 21st Century Success Skills Exam?

As a career readiness curriculum developer, we speak with teachers on a weekly basis ...
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Mike CesconAug 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM8 min read

3 Mistakes Teachers Make in Middle School Technology Classes & How to Avoid Them

As a new middle school technology teacher, you probably come from one of two backgrounds.
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Team iCEVJun 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM6 min read

How to Teach the 6 Pillars of Character in Middle School

Career readiness teachers are often focused on teaching skills like professionalism, ...
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Paul BartrumJul 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM8 min read

How 6 New Technologies Engage Students in Middle School Computer Applications

Middle school computer applications teachers have a tough job on their hands. Their ...
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