CoSN 2017: Accepting Change as the Constant in Nurturing Digital Equity

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CoSN 2017: Accepting Change as the Constant in Nurturing Digital Equity

Connectivity and digital equity are no longer luxuries for supporting the personal growth of all students in 2017 – they are necessities. During the 25th annual CoSN Conference in the “Windy City,” educators shared knowledge to propel district strategies for connectivity, digital curriculum and technology purchasing to the top of their agenda. Key industry stakeholders […]

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ISTE 2017 Infographic: Strategic Planning Checklist

In a few short months, leaders in the education industry will gather in San Antonio for ISTE, one of the largest education technology conferences. Your attendance positions you to take your sales goals to the next level while meeting the best and brightest minds in education. So, how and when do you begin planning for […]

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FETC Recap: What’s Hot in Education Technology

Sunshine and palm trees welcomed teachers, technology directors, thought leaders and vendors alike for the 37th annual FETC during the last week of January in Orlando, Florida. Technology is woven into almost every aspect of K-12 education. Tools and products help schools manage instruction, assessments, logistics, student information and everything in between. Key trends at […]

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Education Business Forum 2016

As Frank Sinatra crooned through his long and historic career, CB&A’s “little town blues are melting away” this week as we travel to the city that never sleeps – New York, New York. We’re headed to the SIIA Education Technology Industry Network’s annual Education Business Forum, a two-day finance and business conference that brings together education leaders and […]

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Thank you, Karen.

Recall a teacher who made an impact on your future; a teacher who was personally invested in the success of every student. For many of us, Karen Billings has embodied this spirit throughout her years in the classroom and in the education industry. Karen is a visionary. But more importantly, she’s a lifelong teacher and learner. […]

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May the Best Submission Win: SXSWedu PanelPicker

Securing a podium at SXSWedu is no easy feat. Aspiring presenters who submit ideas compete against thousands of others vying for a spot on the Austin-based conference program. To ensure the best and brightest are chosen, SXSWedu invites its vibrant community to get involved. Speakers are selected through the SXSWedu PanelPicker. This process shapes the […]

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ISTE 2016 News Recap

At ISTE 2016 last week, the top ed tech companies announced product releases, partnerships, research and more. To help you stay current, we’ve compiled a recap of the top news coming out of Denver at ISTE 2016: ActivEd Showcases Groundbreaking Walkabouts Platform, Research ActiveEd’s Walkabouts encourages movement in the classroom to aid student learning and […]

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Awareness Through Hashtags

Social media deployment is an important part of any ed-tech marketing plan. Social media marketing requires that you be aware of what is going on in the social sphere, and watching popular and trending hashtags is an easy way to stay current. Hashtags also offer potent networking opportunities that enable you to engage with other hashtag users.

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Personalized Learning Tools: Friend or Foe?

Will personalized learning software make teachers less central to instruction and lesson planning? That seems to be the fear among some skeptics. Such learning platforms automatically create individualized learning paths for each student. Based on performance and existing skillsets, virtual personalized learning programs develop lessons and assignments targeted to each student’s individual needs. As innovative […]

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General trends to watch in 2016

As we start the New Year, here are my viewpoints on current marketing trends that impact marketers in the education and special needs sectors. .com site: Your best investment for long term is your own .com site because it will outlast other ever-changing platforms/networks. At the foundation of any digital strategy is strong SEO execution. […]

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