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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 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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McKenna GarrisonDec 5, 2023 8:00:00 AM6 min read

What Is the MOS Word Associate Certification?

When students earn the MOS Word Associate certification, they have the support of ...
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Joshua WitherspoonNov 9, 2023 8:00:00 AM6 min read

What Is the IC3 Spark Certification?

IC3 Spark is one of the most popular certifications used in elementary and middle school ...
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Brad HummelOct 26, 2023 8:00:00 AM5 min read

What Is the MOS Excel Associate Certification and How Is It Structured?

The MOS Excel Associate certification is the only Microsoft-recognized foundational Excel ...
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Brad HummelFeb 17, 2023 8:00:00 AM5 min read

Information Technology Curriculum: 3 Best Options for High School

As a high school business or computer teacher, finding the right information technology ...
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Team iCEVNov 22, 2022 8:05:00 AM4 min read

5 Best Computer Applications Lesson Plans for High School

High school computer teachers face a unique challenge. You have hundreds of students to ...
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Brad HummelJun 29, 2022 8:00:00 AM6 min read

How to Teach Microsoft Word for Middle School

Microsoft Word is one of the most popular subjects in middle school computer classes.
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Team iCEVMay 18, 2022 8:00:00 AM6 min read

Microsoft Office Lesson Plans Your Students Will Love

Do you teach middle or high school computer applications classes? If so, it's likely that ...
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Team iCEVMay 3, 2022 8:00:00 AM6 min read

How to Teach Google Docs in Middle School

Middle school teachers across the country need to teach students how to use Google Docs. ...
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Brad HummelMar 2, 2022 8:00:00 AM12 min read

Florida Digital Information Technology: How to Meet Course Standards

As a Florida CTE teacher, it’s crucial to know your standards for teaching courses in ...
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Mike CesconJan 27, 2022 8:00:00 AM10 min read

5 Bell Ringer Activities to Engage Computer Applications Students

Even though your students spend so much of their lives connected to the internet, it can ...
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Team iCEVJan 12, 2022 8:00:00 AM8 min read

The 4 Best PowerPoint Lesson Plans for Middle School

Middle school computer teachers need engaging Microsoft PowerPoint projects and ideas to ...
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Team iCEVJan 7, 2022 8:00:00 AM5 min read

Microsoft Word Lesson Plans and Activities to Wow Your Students

Computer applications teachers are always looking for new and exciting ways to teach ...
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Mike CesconDec 9, 2021 8:00:00 AM12 min read

5 Best Ways to Keep Computer Applications Students Engaged

It can be frustrating when your students don’t pay attention in your computer ...
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Team iCEVSep 8, 2021 8:00:00 AM5 min read

3 Places to Find Google Sheets Activities for Middle School Students

As a computer applications teacher, you need activities and lessons that are engaging, ...
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Team iCEVAug 19, 2021 8:02:00 AM8 min read

60+ Google Apps Lesson Plans Every Teacher Should Own

Are you being pushed towards teaching Google Apps exclusively in your computer classroom? ...
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Emma StantonJul 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM4 min read

Google Apps Lesson Plans vs. Google Apps Curriculum: Which One Do You Really Need?

As a computer applications curriculum developer, we work with thousands of teachers every ...
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Team iCEVJan 14, 2021 8:00:00 AM7 min read

How to Meet ISTE Standards for Students with iCEV

As a curriculum developer with content to teach career readiness and 21st Century skills, ...
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Team iCEVNov 7, 2019 8:00:00 AM8 min read

3 Steps to Prep Your Students for the MOS Word 2019 Exam

The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Word certification is one of the most popular ...
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Mike CesconAug 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM8 min read

3 Mistakes Teachers Make in Middle School Technology Classes & How to Avoid Them

As a new middle school technology teacher, you probably come from one of two backgrounds.
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Team iCEVJun 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM6 min read

3 Resources to Help You Meet CSTA Standards

School districts across the country are changing their computer course requirements to ...
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Team iCEVMay 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM6 min read

4 Steps for Successful Microsoft Excel Test Prep

When it comes to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications, students have the ...
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Team iCEVMay 7, 2019 8:00:00 AM5 min read

IC3 Spark vs IC3 GS5 Digital Literacy Certifications: What’s the Difference?

With the increased focus on industry certifications across all career pathways and ...
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Paul BartrumJul 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM8 min read

How 6 New Technologies Engage Students in Middle School Computer Applications

Middle school computer applications teachers have a tough job on their hands. Their ...
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Frank DiMariaJul 28, 2016 8:30:22 AM5 min read

3 Easy Ways to Include Differentiated Lesson Plans in Computer Classes

Note from Bri: This is a guest post from Frank DiMaria, a middle school computer teacher ...
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