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XPRIZE and Google Announce Winners of STEM Competition

XPRIZE and Google today announced the winners of the 2015 MOONBOTS Challenge, also considered the “Google Lunar XPRIZE for Kids.” It is an international competition that inspires the next generation of space explorers and innovators by inviting kids ages 8-17 to design, create and program their own lunar rover, based on a legend or theory that inspires them about the moon. Read More »

edWeb Partners with the First National Digital Citizenship Summi is delighted to announce its partnership with the first national Digital Citizenship Summit to be held in West Hartford, CT, on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The Digital Citizenship Summit is an all-day national conference focused on the safe, savvy, and ethical use of technology. Sessions will focus on a broad range of topics such as online reputation, empathy online, and proper social media use. Read More »

Samsung's Annual $2 Million STEM Education Contest

Samsung Electronics America (SEA) announced the launch of the company’s 6th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow (#SamsungSolve) program and the call for entry submissions. Samsung’s flagship citizenship initiative is one of many innovative programs designed to address the growing education gap and career development shortage in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in the U.S. Read More »

Nominations Open for 2016 Ed Tech CODiE Awards

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is accepting nominations for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards. Developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the K-20 sector are invited to nominate applications, products and services. This year’s program features 29 Education categories, several of which are new or updated to reflect the latest industry trends and business models. Read More »

Call for Speaking Proposals for 2016 Cite Conference

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Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education Offer Renowned Wellness Initiative

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education announced new features of the Together Counts™ program for the 2015-2016 school year. Established in 2010, the Together Counts program is a comprehensive initiative designed to positively impact students to live active and healthy lifestyles. Read More »

SIIA Seeks Emerging Ed Tech Companies for Incubator Program

The Education Technology Information Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is accepting applicants for its Innovation Incubator program. Selected developers of promising technologies designed for the K-12 and postsecondary markets will be invited to participate in the SIIA Innovation Incubator program during the 15th annual SIIA Education Business Forum, December 8-9, Read More »

Classworks Announces New Technology Grant

Classworks, by Curriculum Advantage, Inc., a leader in teacherled and personalized online instruction, announces the new Classworks Digital Learning Grant. The grant awards three teachers $2,500 each to expand their use of Classworks with classroom technology. Read More »

Think Through Math Inspires Student Generosity

Think Through Learning, creators of Think Through Math (TTM), has reached a milestone in its charity points program - donating $290,000 to local and national charities since inception. To mark this achievement, Think Through Learning has introduced Donor's Choose and The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation as new, featured charities for the successful student-driven program. Read More »

2016 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards Now Open

Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are now accepting applications for the 2016 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. Seven educators—one elementary teacher, two middle school teachers, three high school teachers, and one college-level educator—will be awarded for their innovative use of data-collection technology using a computer, tablet, or other handheld device in the science classroom. Read More »