Posts Tagged ‘Ed Tech’

The Social Challenge (EdTech Digest)

Posted on April 11th, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just announced a study stating 1 in 68 children have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) – up 30 percent from the previous estimate of 1 in 88, which was released in 2012. The continual increase of prevalence leads to a sense of urgency to answer...

3 Advances in Special Education Instruction (eSchool News)

Posted on April 2nd, 2014

Advances in educational technology make it possible for educators to tailor their instruction for students with special needs. These technologies, including online speech therapy and platforms to align goals in a student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP) with Common Core objectives, make it easier for teachers to spend more one-on-one time with students...

CB&A Selected As Top PR Firm for Fourth Year in a Row

Posted on March 24th, 2014

This week our team was elated to learn that we earned a 2014 Leadership Award from EdTech Digest, acclaimed online education publication, for the fourth consecutive year. The annual awards program recognizes outstanding solutions—and the best and brightest minds—in education and technology. A distinguished panel of industry influencers and veterans conducted this...

2014 CoSN Award Recipients

Posted on March 20th, 2014

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) Awards were presented at the 2014 CoSN Annual Conference in Washington D.C. Generously sponsored by SchoolDude, the awards recognize some of the most innovative leaders in education technology....

Learning.com Launches Digital Citizenship App (District Administration)

Posted on March 20th, 2014

To increase student access to digital tools and Internet research, more schools and districts are encouraging student use of mobile/tablet devices and some have implemented 1:1 or BYOD programs. With this increased availability and use of digital devices, it is crucial that students remain safe and make good choices while online. Now,...

Learning.com Launches a Digital Citizenship App (Education Dive)

Posted on March 20th, 2014

As the presence of technology and the Internet increases in classrooms, the demand for instruction in digital ethics and online safety has grown. Learning.com on Wednesday released a Digital Citizen app to provide these essentials through lessons, activities, and ‘Check for Understanding’ quizzes. Read more…...

Movement Grows to Assess Students’ Digital Literacy (Education Week)

Posted on March 11th, 2014

A handful of 10th graders from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough, Mass., recently gave a formal presentation for an audience of educators during a technology conference at nearby Mount Holyoke College. The students offered short, hands-on lessons for teachers, familiarizing them with various digital tools, applications, and simulations that...

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