FETC Recap: What’s Hot in Education Technology

Tag: education technology

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 […]

Read more...

5 Conference Strategies To Drive 2017 Sales

Conferences are a significant investment of your time and budget. There are a multitude of shows available to those marketing to educators, so how do you choose which events are optimal for you? How do you grow your business both during and after the conference? Marketing to educators is rooted in one fundamental truth: teachers […]

Read more...

What Do We Really Know About Game-based Learning?

The University of Michigan conducted a survey in 2014 to determine how teachers felt about games in the classroom, and found that: 90% of teachers believe games motivate students 89% feel games help students reinforce or master previously taught content 59% see games as effective in teaching students new content For education marketers to effectively reach educators […]

Read more...

A Closer Look at ESSA and Education Technology Part 2

In part one of our Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) blog series, we listed provisions included in ESSA that will affect the use of education technology. Now, the big question for ed tech marketers is how to take advantage of the new opportunities provided by ESSA. Here are some suggestions of what you can start asking […]

Read more...

A Closer Look at ESSA and Education Technology Part 1

It’s been just over two months since President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law, and members of the education community are still trying to make sense of what changes will result. We attended SETDA’s webinar on ESSA updates to learn more about what ESSA means for the future of education technology. […]

Read more...

CB&A Selected to Lead First-Ever CETL Summit

Last week, CB&A facilitated the first-ever Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) Summit during the annual Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) conference in Atlanta. We invited Dennis Pierce, founder of Pierce Publishing, and Jaime Sarrio, education reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, to lead portions of the Summit. The Summit focused on communications best practices for education […]

Read more...

Special Education Innovations From ISTE: An eSchool News Reflection

It’s been a month since ISTE 2014, but we’re still beaming from the Special Education Innovation Reception. Dennis Pierce (@eSN_Dennis) of eSchool News recently wrote about the event in the article Four Special-Education Innovations from ISTE, and it inspired us to reflect on the gathering. Dennis did a wonderful job capturing all of the exciting innovations […]

Read more...

A Look Back on ISTE 2014

The CB&A team has been working hard the past few months in preparation for ISTE 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. From Media Central, show floor appointments, and press conferences the team was able to learn about the latest in ed tech while soaking up the hot sun.

Read more...

ISTE 2014 Preview

The 35th annual ISTE Conference and Exposition is heading to Atlanta this year, and so are we! The CB&A team will join nearly 18,000 educators and education leaders at the June 28- July 1 event to immerse ourselves in the latest industry happenings. ISTE 2014 will feature powerful keynote addresses, illuminating sessions, inspirational professional learning […]

Read more...

2013 CoSN Annual Conference

CB&A team members attended the CoSN Conference, March 11-13, in San Diego. The theme for this year’s conference was “Audacious Leadership,” and brought together disruptive and innovative leaders to define a new vision for 21st century learning.

Read more...