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Comic Relief Inc.Grants in National ‘Red Nose Challenge’

Recognizing that big change starts with small steps, today, Comic Relief Inc. announced the winners for the Red Nose Challenge, as part of its Red Nose Day in School program. Two grand prize winners were chosen for grades 3-5 and 6-8, based on their creative videos explaining how they plan to make a difference for children living in poverty. Read More »

CodeMonkey Announces Winners of National Coding Competition

CodeMonkey announces the winning teams of Code Rush, a new nationwide coding competition created for elementary and middle school students in the U.S. Code Rush winners unlocked a progressive series of 140 coding challenges through collaborative play and problem-solving to learn to read and write in real programming languages. Read More »

Winners in National "Let It Grow Contest"

Discovery Education and the Nutrients for Life Foundation, an educational non-profit that teaches students and the public about the vital role soil nutrients play in growing our world, announced the winners of the 2017 Let It Grow Contest. Educators, parents and community members were invited to enter the Let It Grow Contest by answering soil-related questions and voting daily for a middle school of their choice. Read More »

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education Award Prizes

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education announced the winners of the 2017 Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes and Smart from the Start Awards, Designed to encourage students to lead healthy, active lifestyles, these programs strive to increase the impact of health and wellness programs both in and out of the classroom, and will award more than $240,000 in prizes to deserving schools nationwide. Read More »

Two GA School Leaders Honored for Commitment to Excellence

Mentoring Minds announced that Kaleen Pulley, principal of Buford Academy in Buford, is the 2017 Georgia Distinguished Principal and Stacie Carson, Ed.D, assistant principal at Fowler Drive Elementary School in Athens, is the 2017 Georgia Distinguished Assistant Principal, as chosen by the Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals (GAESP). Through its partnership with the GAESP, Mentoring Minds awarded $1,000 to Pulley and $500 to Carson. Read More »

2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge And Reading Road Trip

Scholastic announced the opening of the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, a free, global, online and mobile summer reading program. Adding even more summer reading fun and enthusiasm, the Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip will hit the road for its second year, hosting free "pop-up" reading festivals that engage communities in helping kids discover the power and joy of reading. Read More »

Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education To Hold First National Day of STEM

Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education announced that the first ever Siemens' National Day of STEM will be held on May 16, 2017, starting at 10:00 am ET. Available at no cost, Siemen's National Day of STEM will provide engaging career information for middle and high school students and facilitate LIVE interaction via social media between educators, Siemens Employees, and STEM professionals Read More »

Vernier Announces 2017 Engineering Contest Winners

Vernier Software & Technology has announced the winners-one high school teacher and one middle school teacher-of its 2017 Engineering Contest. Carl Stoltz of Hononegah High School in Rockton, Illinois and Tate Rector of Beebe Junior High School in Beebe, Arkansas were recognized for their creative use of Vernier sensors to introduce engineering concepts or practices to their STEM students. Read More »

Facing History and Ourselves Announces Winners

The international nonprofit organization Facing History and Ourselves announced today the 10 student winners of the 2017 Facing History Together Student Essay Contest. The contest is an annual event inviting students 13 years or older from across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom to provide their perspectives on a topic that helps shape their world. Read More »

Winners of Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Toyota and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced that the Faith Heritage Christian Academy students in Millington, TN won the grand prize in the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge for their video "Stay Alive While You Drive." Read More »