ISTE 2010: Exploring Excellence

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ISTE 2010: Exploring Excellence

The CB&A team has traveled to Denver for ISTE 2010 – the conference formerly known as NECC.  The theme of this year’s most comprehensive educational technology event is Exploring Excellence.  Nearly 20,000 teachers, technology coordinators, library media specialists, administrators, policy makers, industry representatives, and students from around the globe have gathered in the Mile-High City. […]

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Learning? There’s an App for That!

More than 75 percent of teens own cell phones, up from just 45 percent in 2004, according to Pew Internet & American Life Project.  However, nearly 70 percent of schools nationwide ban mobile devices during the school day, according to a survey conducted last year by CommonSense Media.  But some districts are beginning to realize […]

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Congratulations to the 2010 AEP Award Finalists!

For more than four decades, the Association of Educational Publishers‘ (AEP) Awards program has honored companies that provide outstanding resources for teaching and learning. One of the largest and longest-running awards programs for educational products, the AEP Awards identify products that exemplify the highest standards of professional, quality educational content, give credit and recognition to […]

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CB&A Looks Back: Top 10 Ed Tech Moments

Earlier this year, as the new decade began and the “Aughts” (2000s) faded, the CB&A team, with the help of clients and colleagues, reflected on some of the key achievements in education technology during the last 10 years. It had been an exhilarating, tumultuous ride, marked by destructive natural and human forces (from hurricanes and […]

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Congratulations to the 2010 BESSIE Winners

This is the 16th year of the Annual Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIES), sponsored by  the ComputED Learning Center, San Diego’s leading computer education resource, and The ComputED Gazette. Targeting innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence, the program selects winners from titles submitted […]

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Two School Districts Hit Major Milestone, Streaming More than 1 Million Videos

We recently wrote a guest post for Ken Royal’s blog, The Educators’ Royal Treatment, about these two amazing districts, and thought we would share the news with our Visibility Matters readers, too.  (Full disclosure: Discovery Education is a C. Blohm & Associates client.) Northside Independent School District in San Antonio and Prince George’s County Public […]

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AEP Honors the Year’s Top Educational Products

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) announced the winners of the 2009 Distinguished Achievement Awards during the AEP Awards Banquet & Gala at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on June 12th. AEP’s Distinguished Achievement Awards recognize the best educational resources in four categories: Curriculum, Periodicals, Professional Development, and, for the first time this […]

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