In addition to offering it's own catalog of custom designed software, BLaST IU 17 partners with leading developers of educational and technology software.
By establishing a constortium of Intermediate Units, School Districts, and software providers, BLaST strives to offer the best technology at a savings that would be impossible to match by individual purchasing.

CICERO: History Beyond the Textbook™ is an award winning, online K-12 digital resource consisting of lesson plans, primary sources, standards, rubrics, assessments, activities, videos, games, interactive maps, and more. CICERO is the quintessential teacher's assistant.

Developed by historians, professors, academics and teachers, and including hundreds of primary sources, CICERO covers U.S. History ranging from 600 B.C. to the present day. Providing teachers with hundreds of lessons at the high school, middle school and elementary school levels, CICERO provides teachers with a "Digital Schoolbox™" of substantive historical content, methods and formulas proven to enhance the teaching experience and improve student achievement.

CICERO Kids™ multi-dimensional learning environment supports AIHE's mission to partner Literacy and History for young students. Content rich lessons and activities enhance the skills necessary to develop engaged students who; Learn to Read and Read to Learn. CICERO Kids™ also provides the resources to teach S.T.E.M. Methodology (cross-curricular infusion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
Named for the famed abolitionist and female suffragist Sojourner Truth, this web site explores the travails and triumphs of the African-American experience leading educators on a chronological journey through history, marking the important signposts that have defined both United States and African-American history.
CICERO Systems and WorldView Software products combine to offer an inexpensive way to provide for student instruction without a printed textbook. As an interactive, workbook-style, electronic textbook, learners' responses are stored "in the cloud" and accessible at home or in school. WorldView Software combines the extensive content of a textbook and the versatility of a workbook with all the advantages of a computer.

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