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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 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 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 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 18, 2023 8:00:00 AM6 min read

What Is Personal Financial Literacy and Am I Required to Teach It?

If you teach high school business or career readiness, there’s a strong chance you’ll be ...
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Mike CesconDec 19, 2022 11:00:00 PM8 min read

Middle School Career Exploration: 8 Ways to Incorporate It In Class

When you introduce your middle schoolers to career exploration, they begin to see its ...
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Team iCEVJul 11, 2022 8:00:00 AM4 min read

Problem Solving Lesson Plans Your Middle School Students Will Love

Need resources for teaching problem solving in your middle school career readiness ...
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Brad HummelJun 27, 2022 8:00:00 AM6 min read

What Is Career Readiness and How Do You Teach It?

Career readiness is the process of preparing students with the skills they need to find, ...
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Team iCEVMay 4, 2022 8:00:00 AM8 min read

5 Steps for Teaching Professionalism in High School

Professionalism is an essential soft skill in today’s workplace, and high school teachers ...
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Team iCEVApr 19, 2022 8:00:00 AM7 min read

How to Teach Initiative to High School Students

It’s never easy to teach students how to take initiative. How do you know which students ...
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Mike CesconApr 6, 2022 8:00:00 AM5 min read

What Is the Communication Skills for Business Certification?

Many business education programs across the US are looking to expand their curriculum to ...
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Team iCEVMar 23, 2022 8:02:00 AM7 min read

How to Teach Customer Service in High School

If you teach high school business or career readiness, you likely spend time teaching ...
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Team iCEVJan 25, 2022 8:00:00 AM7 min read

Top 4 Digital Citizenship Activities for Middle School

New technology is driving change in educational standards across the country, especially ...
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Team iCEVJan 5, 2022 8:00:00 AM10 min read

How Do I Teach Workplace Communication Skills to My High School Students?

In the modern workplace, communication can make or break a career. High school students ...
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Team iCEVDec 29, 2021 8:02:00 AM5 min read

How to Teach Interview Skills in High School

Good interview skills are crucial for every high school student to learn. Any job they ...
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Mike CesconNov 24, 2021 8:00:00 AM10 min read

What Business Courses Can I Teach with AES?

Secondary school business education teachers often approach AES feeling overwhelmed by ...
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Team iCEVOct 27, 2021 8:00:00 AM21 min read

Top 10 Job Seeking Skills to Teach High School Students

Whether they’re a freshman looking for their first part-time job or a senior getting ...
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Team iCEVMay 20, 2021 8:00:00 AM6 min read

4 Best Certifications for Middle School Business and Career Courses

In 2021, the Google Apps certification for students was discontinued. As a result, middle ...
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Team iCEVMar 18, 2021 8:00:00 AM5 min read

What Is the 21st Century Success Skills Exam?

As a career readiness curriculum developer, we speak with teachers on a weekly basis ...
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Team iCEVJun 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM6 min read

How to Teach the 6 Pillars of Character in Middle School

Career readiness teachers are often focused on teaching skills like professionalism, ...
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Team iCEVJun 14, 2019 8:00:00 AM6 min read

Life Skills vs. Soft Skills vs. Career Skills vs. Employability Skills — What Are the Differences?

Today, teachers throughout the United States are focusing more on prepping their students ...
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