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The iCEV CTE Blog

The latest ideas, tips, strategies and trends for CTE teachers and administrators.

Sarah Layton

Sarah is a contributing author to the AES blog. She is committed to helping instructors and students succeed both in and out of the classroom.

Blended Learning | Career and Technical Education (CTE)

By: Sarah Layton
February 3rd, 2020

As a curriculum developer who creates blended learning curriculum, we have dozens of conversations about blended learning every week.

Computer Applications | Technology Curriculum | Middle School

By: Sarah Layton
August 8th, 2019

As a new middle school technology teacher, you probably come from one of two backgrounds.


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Blended Learning | Digital Curriculum | Teaching Strategies

By: Sarah Layton
July 16th, 2019

Digital curriculum is becoming a popular option for many career and technical education (CTE) teachers.


By: Sarah Layton
August 3rd, 2017

When reviewing our CTE curriculum, some of the most common questions that teachers ask us is “What is eLearning?” and "How is eLearning different from eBooks and online courses?"

Health Science | Textbooks | Diversified Health Occupations

By: Sarah Layton
January 5th, 2017

As a health science curriculum provider, we talk to thousands of health science instructors across the United States. When talking to these instructors, many of them are in search of new curriculum, but don’t know what would work best. Very often, these educators ask questions like: “Which curriculum is best? The Cengage DHO Health Science textbook or the HealthCenter21 eLearning curriculum?”

Health Science

By: Sarah Layton
April 25th, 2013

Our health science teachers often talk about the need for more content regarding the personal qualities of a health care worker. What do I think? I think way more people than just health care workers need some lessons on personal qualities. Along those lines, my niece and I just had this back-and-forth on Facebook yesterday...