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Discovery Education and 3M Search for America's Top Young Scientist

Everyday life is full of everyday issues and the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge calls on the next generation of great scientists to dream the ideas that will change the way people live for the better. Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the opening of the 17th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation's premier science competition for students in grades 5-8. Read More »

Winners of Educators' Choice Content Awards

Two original content pieces about the Maker Movement struck a chord with SmartBrief readers last year. Readers voted and chose two winners for SmartBrief's first annual Educators' Choice Content Awards. Last year, SmartBrief Education editors introduced the Editor's Choice Content Awards, a monthly program honoring two original content pieces that inspired readers to engage, innovate and discuss. Read More »

Capstone Announces Katie Woo Contest Winners

Capstone announce the winners in its Katie Woo inspired design contest for fans in grades K-3. The nationwide competition "Katie Woo's Super Stylish Contest" encouraged children to use their imagination to create a one-of-a-kind outfit for Capstone's best-selling spunky character who celebrates her 5th anniversary in 2015. The winning designs will be featured in two forthcoming Katie Woo titles, set for publication in Spring 2016. Read More »

Naiku Announces Innovative Educator Grants

Naiku announced the formation of an educational grant program for innovative teachers and teacher teams. The grants, valued at $250,000, will be awarded to educators through the spring and next school year. The awards are designed to support innovative teachers and teacher teams in utilizing learner-centric assessment practices in the classroom to differentiate instruction and personalize learning for all students. Read More »

eSchool Media To Launch E3 Regional Assembly Series

eSchool Media is thrilled to announce the launch of its eSchool Experience and Exchange Regional Assembly Series (E3). The vision behind the E3 series is to shed light on and provide a venue for collaboration between school, district and industry leaders to openly discuss and address the challenges facing education today and those of tomorrow while fostering conversations that lead to real, actionable solutions for our kids. Read More »

Samsung and Girls Who Code Announce Winners of Samsung Mobile App Challenge

Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC and Girls Who Code (GWC) announced today the winners of their joint mobile application (app) development competition, Samsung Mobile App Challenge. GWC members were challenged to design and code a mobile app that addresses a need in their school or community. Samsung created the coding challenge to enhance GWC’s existing coding education and inspire girls to see STEM as an exciting, interesting discipline to pursue in school and beyond. Read More »

SIIA, edWeb, and MCH Announce SIIA Educators' Choice Award

Each year, the Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) spotlights new companies and products in the education technology market with a semi-annual Innovation Incubator Awards Competition. and MCH Strategic Data co-sponsored the presentation of the Educators' Choice Award for the best new company/product by hosting an online presentation by each of the Innovation Incubator Read More »

Ascend Education Announces Explorations Contest

Ascend Education announced the Create Your Own Math Exploration Contest today. Educators submitting ideas for online math explorations for its Ascend Math product will be eligible to win cash prizes. Ascend Math is an intensive online math intervention program shown to help struggling students gain two or more grade levels in as little as a semester. Read More »

C. Blohm & Associates and Selling to Schools Release 'EdNET Insider' Series

EdNET Insider, a new Internet radio interview series recorded during EdNET 2014, is now available on SellingtoSchools Radio. Each 15-minute podcast captures reactions from the education industry's brightest minds and thought leaders, who share advice on ways to leverage K-12 ed-tech market trends and opportunities being discussed at EdNET 2014. Read More »

Britannica Again Joins DuPont To Honor Young Science Writers

Britannica® Digital Learning announced today that for the fourth year in a row it will be a partner company for The DuPont Challenge, the acclaimed essay contest for middle- and high-school students that recognizes excellence in science writing. Britannica will provide a host of prizes to the winners, including a set of educational apps and more than 65 e-books on scientific topics. Read More »