TCEA attendees will discover new ed-tech trends

TCEA 2010 kicks off on Feb. 8.
TCEA 2010 kicks off on Feb. 8.

The Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) kicks off its 30th Annual Convention and Exposition on Feb. 8 in Austin, Texas.

The conference which runs through Feb. 12, is the largest in Texas and will give attendees the chance to learn how to integrate technology into instruction, curriculum, and professional development.

This year’s theme is “Charting New Waters,” and with the Obama administration’s focus on education and the availability of stimulus funds for technology, educators are sure to learn about technology’s new potential.…Read More

TCEA 2009 aims to accelerate change

At the Texas Computer Education Association’s 29th annual conference earlier this month, educators heard an impassioned plea to open their students’ eyes to the world around them–and were urged to change their approach to instruction to take full advantage of 21st-century learning tools.

Despite the gloomy economy, TCEA reported a record attendance of 8,500 educators from all over the country. Hundreds of exhibitors also showcased their latest ed-tech products and services in an exhibit hall that boasted more than 900 individual booths.

The conference opened Feb. 4 with a dynamic, student-produced video demonstrating how technology is transforming education and empowering kids at Klein Independent School District’s Krimmel Intermediate School.…Read More