Announcements RSS Feed

EDexpo 2016 Hits Big in Las Vegas

The Education Market Association hosted EDexpo 2016 for dealers and suppliers in the educational products marketplace, March 9-11 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The event formally kicked off the year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the association and the many past and present members who have contributed to its success. Read More »

ETINCalls for 2016 Vision K-20 Professional Learning Survey Participants

The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces the launch of its 2016 Vision K-20 Professional Learning Survey. The 2016 survey is focused entirely on online professional learning. Read More » and Nureva Launch New PLC and Nureva have partnered to present the Fostering Student Collaboration community. The free professional learning community (PLC) to help teachers and school leaders learn how to create learning environments that foster student collaboration to ensure that every individual can make a real contribution, and what role technology can play in the process. Read More »

2.5 Million U.S. Students Compete for School Math Championship

Think Through Learning, authors of Think Through Math, announced today the 16 finalist schools in its biggest contest of the year "March Math Madness," or MX3. As of March 1, more than 13,000 schools and more than 2.5 million students from around the nation have been competing in the bracket-style, MX3 contest. Read More »

DimensionU Announces Winners of 2016 Broward (BASCC) Event

DimensionU, Inc., announced results today from the 2016 Before and After School Child Care, (BASCC), Math Games Competition, held Saturday, March 5, 2016 at South Plantation High School in Broward County, Florida. The event was part of DimensionU's 2016 Coast-2-Coast Spring Tournament Season and the 1st annual school-year competition in partnership with BASCC. Read More »

PCG Education Presents the My Brother's Keeper Summit at SXSWedu

Public Consulting Group (PCG) Education announced that it will host the My Brother's Keeper (MBK) Summit on March 9, 2016, as part of SXSWedu) conference in Austin. My Brother's Keeper is a White House initiative created to help school districts and cities prepare children of color for long-term success. Read More »

CSTA Conference, July 10-12, San Diego, CA

The 2016 Annual Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) will be held July 10-12 in San Diego, CA. New this year is an administrative strand of sessions that deal specifically with Computer Science issues that affect district and school leaders. Read More »

Follett Challenge Unveils Semifinalists

A first-ever finalist from the state of Alaska highlighted today's video announcement of the three semifinalists and 10 People's Choice Awards in the Follett Challenge. Sponsored by Follett, the fifth annual Follett Challenge will reward $200,000 in Follett products and services to the most innovative K-12 programs teaching 21st-century skills to students. Read More »

Clock Ticking for $100,000 ORIGO Education Grant Initiative

ORIGO Education is inviting school districts to apply for a total of $100,000 in educational grants to help improve elementary mathematics instruction in underserved communities. Five $10,000 grants ($50,000 total) will be awarded as Innovation Improvement Grants, with the other $50,000 being divided in varying amounts as Matching Assistance Grants. Read More »

Edgenuity Video Contest Award Winners

Edgenuity announced the winners of its fourth-annual video contest, highlighting stories of online and blended learning success from partner schools across the country. Grand prize winner James Earl Rudder High School (JERHS) in Texas was awarded a $5,000 technology grant... Read More »