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ASCD Releases 2014 PD Online® Course Catalog

ASCD announced the release of the 2014 PD Online course catalog. The new catalog offers more than 100 user-friendly courses developed by ASCD authors and experts available anytime, anywhere to educators, including 21 new PD Online courses. PD Online courses are developed to help educators increase their knowledge and discover best practice methods. Read More »

SIIA Invites Education Industry Executives To Present at Education Industry Summit

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is accepting speaker applications for the Education Industry Summit, to be held May 12-14 at San Francisco's Palace Hotel. Articulate and experienced executives and leaders from education firms, education institutions, platform companies, and those on the cutting edge of education are invited to apply. Read More »

ASCD Announces Expanded Professional Learning Offerings

ASCD announced the new ASCD Professional Learning Services, enabling more school districts nationwide to receive greater customized professional development from the association. The ASCD Professional Learning Services offerings are customizable based on the needs of a district or school and are available in on-site or blended solutions. Read More »

Learning.com Joins P21

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) welcomes Learning.com to the organization's strategic council and the diverse cadre of education leaders, business community, and state and federal policymakers supporting student readiness for college, career, and citizenship. Read More »

2014 ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit

ASCD announced the full schedule of events for the upcoming 69th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show. The upcoming conference will be held March 15-17 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Attendees will learn ideas and best-practice strategies that drive student achievement while unlocking ways to boost teacher and leadership effectiveness. Read More »

Open Education Provides Increased Educational Equity and Access

Open education is a thriving, worldwide movement that has grown over the last ten years to allow learners of all ages, abilities, and means to experience authentic learning in both traditional and nontraditional settings.Open education is, at its core, about free and open sharing. Read More »

The Future of Digital Education at 2014 Future@Now

Discovery Education will host Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition on February 26, 2014, from 9:00am to 5:30pm ET. Streaming live to a worldwide audience, this second annual event will focus on one of the most critical issues in education today - implementing effective, district-level digital transitions that prepare students for citizenship, college and careers. Read More »

The Future of Digital Education at 2014 Future@Now

Discovery Education will host Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition on February 26, 2014, from 9:00am to 5:30pm ET. Streaming live to a worldwide audience, this second annual event will focus on one of the most critical issues in education today - implementing effective, district-level digital transitions that prepare students for citizenship, college and careers. Read More »

Who Will Win the Rally for Safer Schools?

This Fall, one lucky school will win an exclusive performance by up and coming band, Sibling Rivalry, thanks to a contest hosted by message notification provider One Call Now. The concert will take place at the “Rally for Safer Schools,” a program designed to address the issue of school bullying and raise awareness for the Safe School Helpline®. Read More »

Lemelson-MIT Introduces New High School Invention Program

The Lemelson–MIT Program announced today the launch of the Junior Varsity (JV) InvenTeam initiative, a program designed to cultivate inventive curiosity and skills in ninth and tenth grade students traditionally lacking access to hands-on enrichment opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Read More »