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Skyward Honors Leader in Excellence Winners

Educators, administrators, and industry experts from around the world gathered in St. Pete Beach, Florida for the 15th annual Skyward International Conference (iCon) For the third year, Skyward honored the recipients of its Leader in Excellence Award, an accolade that recognizes K-12 districts and individual administrators using Skyward to improve education and inspire new ideas and initiatives. Read More »

The 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

To ensure more children are reading over the summer months, Scholastic is expanding its free, global, online and mobile summer reading program, the Scholastic Summer Reading Challengeā„¢, to serve schools and families across the globe and, for the first time, invites U.S. public libraries and community partner organizations to join in the effort. Read More »

CodeMonkey and DK Publishing Launch National Coding Competition

CodeMonkey, in partnership with DK, an award-winning multinational publisher of distinctive, highly visual products for adults and children, announce the launch of Code Rush, a new national coding competition created for elementary and middle schools in the United States. The competition is open April 3rd to May 1st, and is open to school and library teams. Read More »

Neshaminy SD Receives Award for Excellence in Literacy Education

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Follett Challenge's Semifinalists

Organizers of the Follett Challenge today announced via video the 2017 competition's three Semifinalists and 10 People's Choice winners. Sponsored by Follett, the sixth annual Follett Challenge - an advocacy program that rewards groundbreaking educational programs - will reward $200,000 in Follett products and services to the most innovative K-12 programs teaching 21st-century skills to students. Read More »

New 'Red Nose Challenge'

Big change starts with small steps. That's why Comic Relief Inc. today announced the call for entries for the Red Nose Challenge, as part of its Red Nose Day in School program. The Challenge inspires students in grades 3-8 to submit a creative video explaining how they plan to make a difference for children living in poverty. Winning entries will receive $5,000 to implement their plan of action and other exciting prizes. Read More »

bulb Announces #ShareYourSmarts Social Sweepstakes

bulb announced its #ShareYourSmarts Social Sweepstakes, a portfolio-sharing contest to begin March 1 in part to celebrate the kicking off of the SXSWedu 2017 expo. For this contest, bulb is asking educators and students to submit their best bulb page, or to create a new bulb page expressing their latest learning, ideas, or artistic creations. Read More »

Discovery Education Announces Dates for Day of Discovery Tour

Discovery Education invites administrators and educators across North America to participate in the Day of Discovery Tour. A series of no-cost, full-day, professional development opportunities, the Day of Discovery Tour helps teachers and administrators learn more about integrating digital content into their curriculum, provides opportunities for participants to share strategies that are working, and connects attendees to their most valuable resource: each other. Read More »

SU2C and PBS Open Applications for 2017 Emperor Science Award

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and PBS LearningMedia, a media-on-demand service designed for pre-K-12 classrooms, announced today the opening of applications for the second year of The 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 »

Generation YES Announces Annual Fund Drive To Impact Technology Use

Generation YES has launched its Annual Fund Drive to scale up its Student Technology Leaders Program. Supporting the GenYES program will help educators and school leaders more effectively integrate technology into their schools. Specially prepared student technology leaders will provide their teachers real-time professional development and contribute basic technology infrastructure support. Read More »