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Organizations Win CILC Pinnacle Awards for Content

12 Sep 2011, 20:01 UTC
Organizations Win CILC Pinnacle Awards for Content
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Thirty-three providers across the United States and beyond earned a coveted Pinnacle Award for the 2010-2011 school year from the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC), which helps schools by advancing learning through videoconferencing and other collaborative technologies.The awards are presented annually to providers who post top-ranking programs to www.cilc.org for K-12 students or professional development of educators. These awards are based exclusively on feedback from teachers who have used the content in their classrooms or for their own professional advancement.K-12 STUDENT CONTENT PINNACLE AWARDSRecipients received a 2.85 average score out of a possible 3 on their program evaluations submitted by teachers and other end-users. The evaluation assesses seven areas: two related to the effectiveness of the presenter and five related to the educational content of the program. All content posted to www.cilc.org by Pinnacle Award winners is marked with the CILC flame to convey Pinnacle status.“The number of providers earning the Pinnacle designation increased more than 15 percent over last year,” said Ruth E. Blankenbaker, CILC CEO. “It is exciting to see the momentum continue as the quality of videoconferencing programs for K-12 continues to get better and better.”The award began in 2007-2008. Cultural organizations receiving a 2010-2011 ...

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