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The iCEV CTE Blog

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

Middle School | STEM

By: Brad Hummel
September 14th, 2023

STEM subjects are a critical part of a comprehensive education. But as a middle school educator, you could be unsure about choosing the right curriculum for your students.

Middle School | STEM

By: Brad Hummel
August 15th, 2023

As a middle school teacher of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM), finding the best projects and activities for your students can be difficult. You want to provide assignments that are interesting and compelling but also ones that are age-appropriate for younger students.


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By: McKenna Garrison
May 31st, 2023

As a teacher, finding STEM activities for high school students that are both engaging and challenging can be difficult, especially with a classroom full of young learners with different needs and experience levels.

High School | STEM

By: Brad Hummel
April 25th, 2023

As a high school STEM or engineering teacher, you might be asked to meet ITEEA standards in your instruction.


By: Mike Cescon
April 11th, 2023

Whether you’re looking to implement the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), or are already using them in class, understanding them more completely is key to making the most of their structure.

Technology Curriculum | STEM | Engineering

By: Mike Cescon
March 21st, 2023

As a STEM teacher, finding a strong engineering curriculum for your high school students is critical to teach them the concepts they need. After all, the right lesson plans and projects will give your students hands-on experience in design and construction they can take with them throughout their lives. The wrong curriculum, however, may leave them with no practical experience at all.