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StudySync Presents the 2017 MyStudySyncTV Contest Winners

StudySync has announced the winners of its fourth annual MyStudySyncTV contest. A panel of judges screened student-produced videos that mimicked the signature StudySync®TV videos of student-led literary discussion groups on texts within the StudySync program. Read More »

Renewable Energy Education Training

REcharge Labs®, the creators of hands-on renewable energy activities, kits and comprehensive teaching training, is hosting its annual week-long teacher training called the REcharge Academy at Colorado State University (CSU). The programming blends lectures from industry experts, tours of energy facilities, and replicable hands-on K-12 lessons... Read More »

Learning Counsel Events Inspire Educators Across the Country

Rousing discourse about schools' and districts' digital transition was the order of the day at each of the 14 Learning Counsel spring Digital Curriculum Sustainability Discussion events. These day-long meetings of local Superintendents, Chief Academic Officers, CIOs, instructional technologists, principals, and teachers inspired conversations about digital curriculum sustainability... Read More »

SETDA Announces 2017 Student Voices Award Winner

SETDA announced Mountain Heights Academy located in West Jordan, Utah as the 2017 Student Voices Award Winner. SETDA recognized Mountain Heights Academy for leveraging technology to dramatically improve educational experiences and achievement for their students. Read More »

Teams Advancing in $15M Global Learning XPRIZE

XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and managing incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced 11 semi-finalists advancing in the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE. XPRIZE is challenging these semi-finalist teams to develop open source and scalable software that will enable children in developing countries to teach themselves basic reading, writing and arithmetic within 15 months. Read More »

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 »