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Joshua WitherspoonNov 15, 2022 11:00:00 PM4 min read

3 Power Moves for Building Rapport with Students

Teacher-student rapport is defined as a close bond between instructors and learners ...
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Joshua WitherspoonOct 17, 2022 11:00:00 PM4 min read

Top 3 Strategies for Supporting Students with Dyslexia

Reading is far more complex than we might initially think. It requires the human brain to ...
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Joshua WitherspoonOct 5, 2022 11:00:00 PM4 min read

4 Strategies for Supporting Students with ADHD

As a CTE educator, you more than likely have had the student who stares out the window, ...
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Joshua WitherspoonOct 4, 2022 11:00:00 PM2 min read

Special Populations & iCEV: Know Your Terms

Taking time to learn about and understand the individuals and communities we serve as CTE ...
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Joshua WitherspoonSep 26, 2022 11:00:00 PM3 min read

The Ultimate Guide to Pedagogy in CTE

The demand for high-quality CTE programs continues to rise as the need for skilled and ...
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Joshua WitherspoonSep 21, 2022 11:00:00 PM4 min read

3 Professional Development Alternatives for CTE Educators

As a CTE educator, sometimes it’s challenging to get away from the classroom to invest in ...
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Joshua WitherspoonSep 19, 2022 11:00:00 PM3 min read

A Road Map to Implementing Work-Based Learning in Your CTE Program

Career and Technical Education unlike any other subject or elective has the ability to ...
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Team iCEVSep 7, 2022 11:00:00 PM4 min read

4 Professional Development Skills for Modern Teachers

Between planning for class, teaching, grading assignments and every other big and small ...
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Joshua WitherspoonAug 10, 2022 11:00:00 PM3 min read

Anatomy of an iCEV Lesson Plan

When an iCEV subscriber first looks at what is included in a course hosted on the iCEV ...
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Joshua WitherspoonJul 25, 2022 11:00:00 PM3 min read

3 Strategies for Gaining Student Interest in STEM

Due to their natural curiosity of the world around them, it’s often easy to gain the ...
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Joshua WitherspoonJun 22, 2022 11:00:00 PM3 min read

How Industry Certifications Benefit Employers

Whether an individual is looking for their first job, looking to switch careers or trying ...
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Joshua WitherspoonJun 8, 2022 11:00:00 PM2 min read

Aligning Industry Certifications to Existing CTE Curricula

As CTE has developed and changed over time, educators have turned to industry ...
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Team iCEVMay 31, 2022 11:00:00 PM4 min read

Fostering Relationships with Business and Industry Leaders

Developing relationships with business and industry leaders is beneficial for not only ...
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Team iCEVMay 30, 2022 11:00:00 PM3 min read

The Importance of Professional Development for Educators

Teachers can learn through informal and formal mentoring programs. Teachers can further ...
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Team iCEVMay 18, 2022 11:00:00 PM2 min read

Focusing on Social Interactions with SEL

When thinking about social-emotional learning (SEL) in the classroom, we often discuss ...
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Team iCEVMay 16, 2022 11:00:00 PM4 min read

Implementing the SEL Framework

What is Social-Emotional Learning? For most students, the classroom is the first place ...
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Team iCEVMay 5, 2022 11:00:00 PM2 min read

The Importance of SEL

From a young age, the classroom is often the first place students are exposed to people ...
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Jacelyn NesmithApr 20, 2022 11:00:00 PM2 min read

7 Things for Students to Include in a Digital Portfolio

Alternative assessments allow students to showcase their understanding of the course in a ...
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Team iCEVApr 11, 2022 11:00:00 PM2 min read

5 Digital Portfolio Tools for Alternative Assessments

Career & Technical Education (CTE) teachers often use portfolios to assess their ...
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Team iCEVApr 6, 2022 11:00:00 PM3 min read

Incorporating Alternative Assessments

Educators have used countless ways to assess their students’ knowledge and abilities. ...
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Team iCEVMay 19, 2021 11:00:00 PM3 min read

Ed Tech Tools to Enhance Your iCEV Lessons: Mentimeter

In our newest blog series, Ed Tech Tools, we have been highlighting tools that help ...
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Team iCEVApr 27, 2021 11:00:00 PM2 min read

EdTech Tools to Enhance Your iCEV Lessons: Pear Deck

Presentations are a vital part of teaching and learning. From relaying information to ...
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Team iCEVApr 14, 2021 11:00:00 PM4 min read

MythBusters: The Truth Behind 3 of the Most Common Myths About CTE

For as long as there have been trades, careers and working professionals, there have been ...
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Jacelyn NesmithApr 5, 2021 11:00:00 PM3 min read

bulb + iCEV: Not Just an Online Portfolio

To provide students a digital space to demonstrate their academic and personal growth, ...
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Jacelyn NesmithNov 17, 2020 11:00:00 PM5 min read

Engaging Virtual Fundraising Ideas for CTE Programs

The last quarter of the year is often referred to as “giving season.” Studies have shown ...
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Team iCEVSep 22, 2020 11:00:00 PM4 min read

Project Ideas for Google Docs, Slides & Sheets

Teaching Microsoft® Office on a Chromebook or other learning devices can be challenging ...
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Team iCEVNov 4, 2019 11:00:00 PM1 min read

Vocabulary Activities for CTE Classes

Understanding vocabulary is key to understanding the concept. This is especially true in ...
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