Trending Topics in Higher Education and Autism in 2013

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Trending Topics in Higher Education and Autism in 2013

As a follow-up to our post on trending K-12 topics in 2013, here are some key higher education and autism topics to watch in the months ahead. Let us know in the comments section what you think of these 2013 trends! Higher Education Massive Open Online Courses Online courses for college students have been around […]

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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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Powerful Personal Networks and Educational Marketing

This is the fifth post in a six-part series. Before the advent of personal networking, teachers’ main source for professional opinions about educational products were the other teachers hanging out in the lounge during lunch or planning periods. The only regular contact administrators had with administrators from other schools might have been the occasional district-wide […]

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Common Core: The basics of the new curriculum

This is the fourth post in a six-part series. Among the mobile learning sessions, global education initiatives, and flipped classroom models on display at ISTE 2012, two words surfaced again and again: Common Core. Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are multi-faceted and complex, but there are a few basics every vendor should understand. CCSS were […]

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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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StudyBlue Helps Students Express Gratitude with ‘Cards For Teachers’

“Columbus sailed the ocean blue, 6 x 7 is 42.” I remember reciting that and many other clever sayings when learning my times table in second grade. Even as an adult, I find myself repeating those sayings in my head, and think back to my second grade teacher who helped me when I was struggling with multiplication. Educators like her, […]

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Top 7 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2012

Compiled by CB&A staff As a follow-up to our 2011 reflection post, the CB&A team once again collaborated to identify what we believe will be hot topics in education for 2012. Do you agree with us? Let us know in the comments! 1. Mobile Learning You’re not experiencing déjà vu. We did, indeed, identify mobile […]

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Mobile Students, Mobile Learning: Is Your Business Smartphone Friendly?

It seems you can’t open an education publication these days without seeing a headline about the latest use for the iPad in the classroom, the newest education app for the iPhone, or how the big educational publishers are ramping up production of digital textbooks here in the U.S. While it’s easy to dismiss these education […]

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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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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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