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Follett Challenge Announces Grand-Prize Winning School

Featuring an innovative and successful STEM program that teaches 21st-century learning skills in a unique way, Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School, located on Alaska's Eielson Air Force Base, is the grand-prize winner of the fifth annual Follett Challenge. Read More »

Yes I Can Awards, Sponsored by Pearson, Announced

Twelve outstanding young people were honored this year at the Yes I Can awards ceremony at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 2016 Convention & Expo. The award recipients, who range in age from nine-years old to 20, are making incredible contributions to their communities as artists, scholars, advocates, technology experts and successful students and employees. Read More »

Girls Thinking Global Receives NEA Foundation Grant

Girls Thinking Global (GTG) has been awarded a grant by the NEA Foundation to support the creation of the GTG Collaborative, an online community of practice. The grant will support the development of data visualization to demonstrate the value of collaboration and coordination among organization leaders who share a vision to educate and empower adolescent girls and young women throughout the world. Read More »

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

PBS has announced the members of the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program, now in its fourth year. PBS LearningMedia is honoring educators from across the country who exemplify excellence in using technology and digital media to support student learning. Read More »

Finalists in the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge;

Today, Toyota and Discovery Education announced the ten finalists of the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge. Now in its fifth year, the Challenge invites teens to create short videos to inspire their peers to drive more safely and avoid risky behavior. This year, more than 1,500 students entered the competition - the highest number of submissions ever received. Read More »

Mentoring Minds Partners with CALSA To Sponsor Administrator of the Year Award

Mentoring Minds today announced a partnership with the California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators (CALSA) to sponsor the 2016 Mentoring Minds Administrator of the Year Award, which honors an exceptional leader in education for outstanding contributions to a school or district. Read More »

Vernier Announces Winners of 2016 Engineering Contest

A high school teacher who combines chemistry with engineering and a college professor who runs a student engineering-design competition are the two Vernier Software & Technology 2016 Engineering Contest winners. Read More »

SIIA Announces Education Finalists for 2016 CODiE Awards

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces the 160 finalists in education categories for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards. These finalists represent applications, products and services from developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PreK-20 sector. Read More »

Educational Facility Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

Key decision makers at schools, colleges or universities involved in the design, build, management or renovation of an educational facility are invited to apply for an Educational Facility Grant for the EDspaces 2016 Conference & Expo, November 2-4, 2016 in Cincinnati, OH. Read More »

Seven STEM Educators Win 2016 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Vernier Software & Technology, the leading worldwide innovator of real-time sensor data-collection, graphing and analysis tools for science education, have chosen the winners of the 2016 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. Seven science teachers-one elementary, two middle school, three high school and one college level-were selected Read More »