iCEV Blog

A Blog for CTE Teachers

Discover 5 New Ways to Get Guest Speakers in Your Classroom

Students often struggle with connecting the dots between what they are doing in class to what they will do in the workforce. They get frustrated when they can’t see a point to what they are learning, and sometimes, they just give up. However, CTE classes have the unique ability to give students purpose by linking…
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2018 Pursuit of Excellence Award

Together with the Franklin family, CEV Multimedia awarded two outstanding New Mexico students with the Jerry Franklin “Pursuit of Excellence” Scholarship. In memory of the long-time New Mexico agricultural science instructor and former CEV employee, recipients are chosen by Gordon W. Davis, founder, and chairman of CEV Multimedia, and Eddie Puckett, retired agricultural science instructor…
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11 Ways to Bring your CTE Classroom Volunteering to the Next Level

CTE and Volunteering, Working Hand-In-Hand It has been said the greatest gift you can give is your time. The benefits of volunteering have lasting impacts, especially for young people as it provides a great way for students to gain insight and improve their communities. These opportunities raise awareness of local organizations and social issues in…
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9 Tips to Maximize Your National FFA Experience

As we load up the iCEV trailer for National FFA we wanted to give you and your students tips and tricks to make the most of your 4 days in Indianapolis. The opportunity to attend National FFA is an honor for those who wear the yellow and blue. Download and pass out these 9 tips…
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7 Real-World Health Care Activities and Projects

For students entering the healthcare profession, real-world simulation can literally be the difference between life or death. Developing a health professional’s knowledge, skills and attitudes can in turn protect patients from unnecessary risks. Transform your health science classroom with realistic and industry-based activities and projects from iCEV.   Medical Assistant Role Play Activity in Skills…
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Blazing the Trail: Redefining Career Readiness

Certifications are redefining career readiness in the today’s classroom. Through the iCEV platform, students can earn certifications recognized by some of the nation’s leading industry leaders like Southwest Airlines, Bayer CropScience and Express Employment Professionals to name a few. Students can earn certifications while completing regular coursework and gain concrete, evidence-based skills to add to…
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12 Activities to Boost Engagement in your CTE Classroom

Learning by doing in career and technical training is essential to fully grasp industry-based concepts. From staging a crime scene to creating a business, iCEV provides engaging and stimulating coursework to build skills among your students. These 12 stimulating activities will take your students’ educational engagement to a new level by developing team building and…
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New Features. New Content. New School Year.

Throughout the summer, Team iCEV has been busy creating tons of new content and adding great new features to the platform based on your feedback! We’ve simplified the way course and certification playlists are added, integrated an assessment generator, improved grade reports and so much more! Check out all the updates below.   Create Your…
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The First of Many: Mississippi Student Earns Small Engine Certification

Featuring Loyd Star Agricultural Academy The students at Loyd Star Agriculture Academy are taking their education a step further by combining core classwork with real-world agricultural application. By merging these classes, students who previously struggled in core classes now see the application of those core subjects. These students are not only improving academically, they are…
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Exploring Careers: Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Individuals pursuing a career within the Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Career Cluster are responsible for maintaining law and order through law enforcement and legal services, protecting the safety of citizens through emergency and fire management services, as well as security and protective services. We have created a poster for each of the pathways within…
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