iCEV Blog

A Blog for CTE Teachers

Beyond Borders: iCEV Users Advance to International Livestock Competition

Livestock Judging is one of the largest and most competitive contests in the entire National FFA Organization, especially in livestock-rich Texas. For the Fredericksburg FFA Livestock Judging Team, finding success in the contest at both the state and national level with the help of a determined team, as well as iCEV curriculum, has lead to…
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CTE Month: The Rise of CTE

The world of education is taking notice of the benefits and importance of a rising sector, Career and Technical Education (CTE). For years, CTE has been undervalued, which has led to a shortage of skilled workers in the American workforce. Industries have taken notice of this shortage and have begun to encourage educators to bring…
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7 Exciting Things that Happened in 2017

As we head into 2018, it is a time for reflection. Last year offered many opportunities for us to serve and educate the future of the modern workforce. Here are 7 exciting things iCEV did in 2017. 1. Certified 5,000 Students! Last year, 5,000 students earned industry certifications through the iCEV platform. Team iCEV recognized schools…
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iCEV Spotlight: A Blooming Floral Program

The Gridley High School floral design program is employing creativity, social media and certifications to create a floral design program that stands alone. In just 3 years, Jenny Kaslin, Floral Design Teacher at Gridley High School has successfully created a self-sustaining, hands-on floral design program that is providing students with a valuable education while helping them obtain…
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8 Reasons to be #Thankful4CTE

Here are just a few of the reasons we’re thankful for Career & Technical Education. Share these images on social media to promote CTE and download the printable posters to use in your classroom. Enjoy! 1. Thanks to CTE, schools are producing more well-rounded and career-ready students. CTE curriculum is designed to bring career-ready programs into the…
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2017 Pursuit of Excellence Award

Together with the Franklin family, CEV Multimedia awarded one outstanding New Mexico student with the Jerry Franklin “Pursuit of Excellence” Scholarship. In memory of the long-time New Mexico agricultural education instructor and former CEV employee, recipients are chosen by Gordon W. Davis, founder and chairman of CEV Multimedia, and Eddie Puckett, retired agriculture instructor and…
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Updates Complete: New Updates to iCEV

Added 179 interactive activities to 102 different lessons. We’ve added new interactive activities to help boost student engagement in your classroom. Many of iCEV’s printable activities are now available in an interactive format. Printable Activity                                           …
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Hand in Hand: Industry & CTE Collaboration

In recent years, we have seen education institutions and industries push for more career-focused learning in primary and secondary education. Rural and urban districts alike are looking for ways to make their students more employable in the modern workforce. With a focus on career skills, Career and Technical Education (CTE) educators find that integrating industry…
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Teacher to Teacher: Classroom Management

We asked teachers using iCEV curriculum in their classrooms to share their best classroom management tips. Try implementing these tips to increase classroom efficiency and engage your students through the end of the semester and throughout the rest of the school year. Keep Students on Task Samantha Lima, Morgan Hill, CA “Anything electronic has to…
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7 iCEV Features & Integrations You Might Not Know About

Every once in awhile, we like to highlight improvements you might have missed. Here’s a recap so you can take advantage of our latest upgrades and make this year the best yet! 1. Randomized Assessments You asked, we answered. Randomized assessments are here! Interactive assessments now contain the same questions but appear in an unspecified order for…
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