iCEV Blog

A Blog for CTE Teachers

iCEV On the Road – Illinois, Wisconsin, Virginia and California

Recently, Team iCEV attended the Region IV NAAE Conference held in Moline, IL. Our CTE curriculum consultants also spent some time with the students and teachers at River Ridge High School, in Patch Grove, WI and awarded the Teacher of Teachers Gold Award at the 2015 VAAE Awards Dinner in Woodstock, VA. We also stopped…
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Flourish 2015 Student Floral Design Contest

Show us what your floral design students can do. Team iCEV is giving floral design teachers and their students a chance to win classroom prizes and student scholarships while showcasing their skills and creativity. CLICK HERE TO ENTER Contest Details Beginning on Thursday, September 24, 2015, high school floral design teachers are encouraged to submit…
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Why I Teach Agriculture

Happy National Teach Ag Day! In honor of National Teach Ag Day, we asked iCEV Agricultural Science teachers why they love teaching ag. What do you enjoy most about teaching ag? Share your passion for agricultural education with us in the comments below.

Connecting Learning with Real-World Interests

“I’m never going to use this!” What teacher hasn’t heard this phrase? It can be frustrating for students when they have trouble making the connection between what they are learning now and their career goals.   Integrated Career Guidance By pairing career interviews with your lessons, you offer your students an inside look at a…
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6 Inspirational Quotes for Your CTE Classroom

You spend a ton of time trying to inspire and motivate your students every single day. Whether through lecture or one-on-one time, inspiring your students is a big part of everything you do. It’s a big part of what we do also. We love inspiring students to find work they are passionate about, and teachers…
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iCEV on the Road – Behind the Scenes, VATAT, In-Service & More

Between capturing footage for new, upcoming curriculum, hosting workshops at VATAT and attending in-service at Laredo ISD, Team iCEV has been keeping pretty busy. Here’s a look at some of the fun we’ve been having recently. Greg Clark, Agricultural Educator at Rio Vista High School, shares iCEV tips and strategies at our workshop during VATAT…
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5 Ultra-Cool Apps for Running a Paperless Classroom

Many teachers and schools are seeing the cost benefits of paperless classrooms. However, there can be even bigger benefits than just the cost savings. Many of the technologies available today not only help you save money, but can improve your classroom overall. Apps are quickly becoming the backbone of what technology can do in the…
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iCEV on the Road – Texas, Mississippi, South Carolina & More

Recently, Team iCEV attended many conferences including the VATAT Professional Development Conference and FCSTAT Summer Conference in Texas. Our curriculum sales consultants also spent some time with the Mississippi State FFA Officer Team and attended the awards banquet at the SCAAE Summer Conference in Clemson, SC. Here’s a look at everything that happened.

iCEV on the Road – Tennessee, Texas, Kentucky & More

Recently, Team iCEV attended the Tennessee Association of Agricultural Educators Conference, traveled to Texas for the 2015 TCEC Summer Conference, visited with educators at Kentucky ACTE and more. Here’s what we’ve been up to lately.        

iCEV on the Road – Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, & More

From touring the Living with the Land exhibit at Epcot Center to workshops in Florida to taking award ceremony selfies in South Carolina, you could say team iCEV has been both working and playing hard lately. We’ve had a great time visiting with old friends as well as meeting and working with new educators all…
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