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Belk, Discovery Education and ISTE Launch Belk Service Learning Challenge

Belk, Discovery Education and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced today the back-to-school launch of the Belk Service Learning Challenge, a comprehensive standards-aligned program encouraging middle school students to facilitate positive changes in their communities by applying critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity skills to a service-learning project of their choice. Read More »

Girls Thinking Global to Support Empowerment of Girls Globally

Girls Thinking Global (GTG) announced its official non-profit launch today, an organization connecting global change makers to empower adolescent girls. GTG is embarking on a visionary journey to create a global network serving women and girls, to leverage resources - monetary, in-kind, and communicative - to ensure that every possible dollar and resource is used to improve the quality of life for adolescent girls worldwide. Read More »

Toshiba and NSTA Announce 23rd Annual Exploravision Competition

The Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision program is kicking off its 23rd year of the world’s largest K-12 science competition with registration now open. Sponsored by Toshiba and administered by NSTA, the ExploraVision program builds problem-solving, critical thinking, and collaboration skills that are central to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Read More »

2014 Educational Technology Summit

Today's technology, used effectively, presents tremendous opportunities to engage students and personalize learning in any K-12 classroom. Building on the findings of the 2013 edtech summit on the challenges to access of quality digital-learning tools, this year's summit will focus on training and supporting teachers to succeed in a networked learning environment and provide an update on efforts to wire America's classrooms. Read More »

New Partner APPA Brings Credentialing Program to EDspaces

The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is proud to announce that APPA is the latest Knowledge Partner for the EDspaces Conference & Expo. As a Knowledge Partner, APPA is bringing its Credentialing Program to EDspaces. Participants will receive a $200 discount when they register for both EDspaces and the APPA Credentialing Course on October 29 and 30 in Tampa, Florida. Read More »

Honeywell and NASA Celebrate 10th Anniversary of FMA Live!

Honeywell and NASA are celebrating 10 years of collaboration with FMA Live! Forces in Motion, an award-winning, hip-hop physics education program that inspires middle school students to learn and enjoy math and science in a compelling, fun and memorable way. The popular show will visit its 1,000th school during this special tour... Read More »

Call for Applications Now Open for the 2015 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

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

Nominations Now Open for the 30th Annual SIIA CODiE Awards

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) opened nominations for the 2015 SIIA CODiE Awards. The 2015 CODiE Awards feature 14 new and updated categories, reflecting the dramatic changes in technology and business models impacting the software and information industries. The CODiE Awards have been the premier award for the software and information industries for 29 years. The awards program has three tracks organized by industry focus: Content, Education and Software. Read More »

2014 EDspaces Innovation Awards Now Open

EDspaces Innovation Awards competition is now open. The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is proud to partner with the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) to recognize manufacturers for excellence in product design for the learning environment. Read More »

Inaugural School Librarian of the Year Award

School Library Journal today announced the winners of the first annual School Librarian of the Year Award, which honors K-12 school library professionals for outstanding achievement and the exemplary use of 21st- century tools and services to engage students toward fostering multiple literacies. Read More »