iCEV Blog

A Blog for CTE Teachers

Solutions for Alternatively Certified Teachers

As Career Technical Education bridges the gap between the classroom and industries, workforce professionals are trading in their industry careers to become teachers. As a result of this non-traditional path, alternatively-certified teachers need tools to help them meet classroom and school district standards, while still meeting the needs of their industry. iCEV is a valuable…
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Exciting Things that Happened in 2018

CEV’s mission has always focused on creating innovative solutions to educate, serve and inspire. With you in mind, we are constantly making improvements and adding new features to the iCEV platform. Each year, we like to reflect on the growth achieved over the course of the last 12 months. So, in case you missed it,…
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CEV 2018 Award Recipients

Annually, CEV Multimedia honors outstanding team members. Recognitions include the Employee of the Year Award, the Aubrey N. Davis Family Memorial Award and the Eddie Puckett Salesperson of the Year Award. We are proud to honor this year’s recipients! Employee of the Year-Whitney Orth Each year, in-office employees at CEV Multimedia vote to select the…
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Lessons and Projects to Keep Students Engaged Around the Holidays

The days leading up to the winter break can be a time of excitement and craziness in the classroom. Students have just wrapped up finals and are eager for a few weeks away. Instead of turning on a movie or playing board games, what can teachers do to keep their students motivated and learning during…
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LinkedIn for Educators: The Ultimate Guide (Plus 8 Steps on How to Set Up a Winning Profile)

Most everyone has heard of LinkedIn, but not everyone uses it. Teachers especially struggle with it because LinkedIn is traditionally more of a recruitment tool, and most teachers stay at one school or in one district for more years than the average employee stays at a company. However, LinkedIn can open the doors for more…
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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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