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Let’s Talk Autism

News coming from the education industry is filled with current trends, new technology, professional development tools and updates from the many associations we follow closely. Federal and state policies, revised standards, conferences and resources for educators and students fill my inbox on a daily basis. And, I love it. Learning something new every single day […]

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Trending Topics in K-12 for 2013

To follow-up our most popular Visibility Matters blog post of 2012, here are the key topics we expect to trend for K-12 in 2013.  A subsequent post will focus on important developments in higher education and autism. Let us know in the comments section what you think of these 2013 trends! K-12 Apps Budgets As […]

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Small-Ticket Expenditures Shift Purchasing Cycles to Year-Round

This is the third post in a six-part series. A by-product of the now-famous “apps budget” discussion that occurred during one of our ISTE 2012 focus groups was this question: How does this kind of expenditure affect the traditional purchasing cycle for schools? App Budgets’ Might Just Be the Tip of the Iceberg  Those in the […]

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‘App Budgets’ Might Just Be the Tip of the Iceberg

This is the second post in a six-part series. I was taking notes at one of our focus groups at ISTE in San Diego this past June when I heard one of the participants, a tech specialist, use a phrase that sounded out of place but immediately made perfect sense. She referenced buying instructional materials […]

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Tackling the iPad: Tips for Mobile Learning

C. Blohm & Associates and the Winter Group hosted their annual second round of focus group with educators and administrators during ISTE 2012. During the discussions we learned about various ways educators communicate with each other, make purchasing decisions, and gather news. Charlene Blohm and Linda Winter analyzed these findings during their roundtable session at […]

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A Growing Communications Channel: Best Practices for Mobile Marketing

Hosted by the Association of Strategic Marketing, the Apple OS and Mobile Marketing: Best Practices for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch webinar began with this question: can you imagine living without mobile? Apparently, the world can’t live without it – 5+ billion people have mobile subscriptions, with 277 million in the U.S. alone. Why is […]

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