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Discovery Education and 3M Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Young Scientist Challenge

Discovery Education and 3M announced 10 finalists from across America as part of its Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, which is celebrating its landmark 10th anniversary. The annual premier competition recognizes scientific thinking and imagination in students grades 5-8 who dream up a solution to an everyday problem that ultimately could reshape and improve the way we live our lives. Read More »

CUE To Celebrate 40 Years

CUE is offering free memberships to celebrate the organization's 40-year anniversary in 2018. The promotion reduces the $40 annual dues by $40 during this promotion, which draws to a close at the 2018 CUE National Conference, set for March 14-17 in Palm Springs, California. We consider it CUE's way of thanking its members for forty years of inspiring innovative learners. Read More »

Blackboard Announces Winners of 2017 Catalyst Awards

Blackboard Inc., a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, today announced the winners of the 2017 Blackboard Catalyst Awards. Founded in 2005, the annual Catalyst Awards recognize and honor innovation and excellence in the Blackboard global community of practice, where millions of educators and learners work every day to redefine what is possible when leveraging technology. Read More »

Chicago Students Win Iwitness Video Challenge

A group of students from Chicago who inspired their fellow students to embrace each other's unique identity has won the 2017 IWitness Video Challenge sponsored by USC Shoah Foundation. As the first-place winners of this year's short-video contest - which invites students to make a positive contribution to their communities- studnet sfro,m Walter Payton College Preparatory High School will split the $5,000 in scholarship Read More »

Tech & Learning Announces 2017 Leaders of the Year

Tech & Learning magazine, published by NewBay, has named three educators as winners in its 2017 Leader of the Year program. According to the editors, these visionaries exemplify extraordinary leadership when it comes to the implementation of technology in their schools, often working within budgetary restrictions and limited resources. Read More »

AAP Announces Winners of Golden Lamp Awards

Winners of the Golden Lamp Awards, which are the top educational resources of the year, were announced by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) PreK-12 Learning Group during the inaugural AAP Celebrates dinner. The Golden Lamp winners represent the best of the best from the Learning Group’s REVERE Awards, an annual program that evaluates effective and engaging resources for teaching and learning in any media. Read More »

The Consumerization of Learning Published

The Consumerization of Learning containing studied critiques and survival strategies, the book takes readers on a deep dive into the digital disruption of the way leaders lead education. Building chapter by chapter, the book highlights "consumerization" as the act of making something desirable and consumable by the individual. Read More »

Project-based Learning Expedition Sponsored by Voyager Sopris Learning

Sponsored by Voyager Sopris Learning, Catherine Hickey, an Academically and Intellectually Gifted (AIG) teacher for Person County Schools in Roxboro, N.C., will spend nine days in July in the Bahamas tracking endangered sea turtles as part of JASON Learning's Student & Teacher Argonaut Program, designed to transform K-12 STEM teaching and learning. Read More »

National KidWind Challenge Champions Announced

To inspire students in grades 4-12 to explore their passion for renewable energy and engineering, KidWind, the international leader of clean energy education, hosted the National KidWind Challenge at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2017 Conference. A total of 23 high school and 33 middle school teams competed for the chance to win... Read More »

PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer Announce Emperor Science Awards

One hundred high school students from 29 states have been named winners in the second year of PBS LearningMedia's and Stand Up To Cancer's Emperor Science Award program. The Emperor Science Award program is an initiative designed to encourage high school students to explore careers in science, specifically cancer research and care, through a unique mentoring opportunity. Read More »