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Brad Hummel

Coming from a family of educators, Brad knows both the joys and challenges of teaching well. Through his own teaching background, he’s experienced both firsthand. As a writer for iCEV, Brad’s goal is to help teachers empower their students by listening to educators’ concerns and creating content that answers their most pressing questions about career and technical education.

Blog Post by Brad Hummel

Brad HummelJun 6, 2024 1:00:00 PM8 min read

How to Track CTSO Participation Using Eduthings

If you’re an educator in a career and technical education (CTE) program, you know that ...
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Brad HummelJun 5, 2024 3:00:00 PM8 min read

What Is NOCTI?

NOCTI is an American certifying body that tests students on their abilities to perform ...
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Brad HummelJun 4, 2024 2:00:00 PM10 min read

What Is Work-Based Learning?

Work-based learning (WBL) is a federally-supported program in career and technical ...
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Brad HummelMay 30, 2024 12:00:00 PM10 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 HummelMay 29, 2024 4:00:00 PM7 min read

6 Top Ways to Showcase Your Industry Certifications

Industry certifications are increasingly an essential measure of a student’s success in a ...
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Brad HummelMay 21, 2024 8:00:00 AM18 min read

11 Principles of Classroom Management to Teach Digital Natives

If you speak with an experienced teacher, you’re likely to hear a similar response: ...
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Brad HummelMay 14, 2024 8:00:00 AM10 min read

What Are the Florida Career Clusters?

In the United States, career and technical education (CTE) is found in every state and ...
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Brad HummelMay 9, 2024 10:00:00 AM7 min read

5 Ways to Celebrate CTE Students

As a career and technical education (CTE) teacher or administrator, celebrating the ...
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Brad HummelMay 7, 2024 8:00:00 AM11 min read

What Is Career Exploration & How Do You Teach It?

As a career exploration curriculum developer, we hear from thousands of teachers every ...
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Brad HummelMay 2, 2024 8:00:00 AM9 min read

What Is Principles of Information Technology?

If you teach business education in Texas, chances are you'll be asked to teach the ...
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Brad HummelApr 30, 2024 8:00:00 AM9 min read

What are the Texas CTE Programs of Study?

As a career and technical education instructor, you may know that career and technical ...
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Brad HummelApr 25, 2024 10:00:00 AM8 min read

How to Track Industry Certification Performance Using Eduthings

As a career and technical education (CTE) administrator, one of the greatest metrics of ...
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Brad HummelApr 23, 2024 12:00:00 PM7 min read

Employability Skills Lesson Plans for Middle and High School

Since employability skills are an important focus of career and technical education ...
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Brad HummelApr 18, 2024 8:00:00 AM7 min read

What’s the Difference Between Online Learning and Distance Learning?

As a digital curriculum developer, middle and high school teachers often ask us the best ...
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Brad HummelApr 16, 2024 1:00:00 PM25 min read

What Are ISTE Standards? (And Why Do They Matter?)

Educators in career and technical education (CTE) are consistently tasked with ...
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Brad HummelApr 11, 2024 4:00:00 PM6 min read

What Are the 5 Health Science Career Pathways?

There are five overarching industry pathways for CTE students interested in pursuing a ...
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Brad HummelApr 9, 2024 8:00:00 AM8 min read

11 Ways to Prevent Cheating in Schools

In working with teachers for more than 30 years, one of the most common frustrations we ...
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Brad HummelApr 4, 2024 8:00:00 AM16 min read

What Is a Curriculum and How Do You Make One?

Any new CTE teacher has a lot to learn when transitioning from a career in the industry. ...
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Brad HummelApr 2, 2024 8:00:00 AM14 min read

What Is Digital Citizenship & How Do You Teach It?

As a career readiness curriculum developer, we often hear from teachers who have ...
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Brad HummelMar 28, 2024 8:00:00 AM8 min read

What Is a Lesson Plan and How Do You Make One?

A lesson plan is a teacher’s daily guide for what students need to learn, how it will be ...
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Brad HummelMar 26, 2024 8:00:00 AM6 min read

What Are the 4 C's of 21st Century Skills?

As a middle or high school career readiness teacher, you likely need to teach 21st ...
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Brad HummelMar 21, 2024 8:00:00 AM7 min read

How to Use Data to Maximize CTE Funding

In career and technical education (CTE), it’s paramount to make the most of your ...
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Brad HummelMar 19, 2024 3:00:00 PM9 min read

Formative vs. Summative Assessments: What's the Difference?

Whether you’re an administrator, supervisor, or teacher, you’ve heard of formative ...
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Brad HummelMar 14, 2024 11:00:00 AM12 min read

What Are 21st Century Skills?

21st Century skills are 12 abilities that today’s students need to succeed in their ...
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Brad HummelMar 8, 2024 8:00:00 AM7 min read

What Is the Marketing Career Cluster?

As a high school business teacher, there’s a good chance you’ve been asked to teach ...
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Brad HummelFeb 29, 2024 4:00:00 PM8 min read

9 Tips for Using Technology to Differentiate Instruction in 2024

When meeting the challenge of increasingly diverse classrooms, CTE teachers are tasked ...
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Brad HummelFeb 22, 2024 8:00:00 AM7 min read

5 Top Reasons to Consider a CTE-Specific Data Management Solution

If you’re working as an administrator in a career and technical education (CTE) program, ...
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