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The iCEV CTE Blog

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

Business Education | Computer Applications

By: Brad Hummel
February 17th, 2023

As a high school business or computer teacher, finding the right information technology curriculum for your students is challenging.

Computer Applications | Digital Citizenship | Digital Literacy

By: Brad Hummel
November 24th, 2022

Today’s students spend more time with technology than any previous generation. From education to entertainment, kids have access to a digital world full of great opportunities—and dangerous consequences.


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Computer Applications | High School

By: Bri Stauffer
November 22nd, 2022

High school computer teachers face a unique challenge. You have hundreds of students to teach, so planning lessons takes hours of personal time every week. Creating computer applications lessons that are current, engaging, and will prepare your students isn’t easy! Unfortunately, it can be overwhelming to find computer applications lesson plans that are engaging and relevant to high schoolers. So where do you start?

Business Education | Computer Applications | Technology Curriculum | Texas | Computer Science

By: Brad Hummel
October 11th, 2022

If you teach business education in Texas, chances are you'll be asked to teach the Principles of Information Technology course. It’s critical to meet your TEKS for this course to ensure that your students are successful.

Computer Applications | Microsoft Office

By: Brad Hummel
October 5th, 2022

Finding appropriate Microsoft Excel lesson plans for middle school students isn’t easy. You need lessons that are made for the right age group, engaging, and meet your course standards — not to mention help you prep students for the MOS Excel certification!

Computer Applications | Microsoft Publisher | Microsoft Office | Lesson Plans

By: Brad Hummel
August 30th, 2022

As a middle or high school computer applications teacher covering Microsoft Office, chances are that you’ll be asked to teach Microsoft Publisher in your classroom.