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EdTechWomen Host Exclusive Entrepreneur Summit at SXSWedu

In an effort to address the challenges faced by emerging entrepreneurs and leaders of both genders, EdTechWomen, a national networked community for women's leadership in education technology, will host the In The Know Summit at SXSWedu, an annual conference fostering innovation in learning. The In The Know Summit and its speakers will serve as the real-life how-to-guide for the up-and-coming entrepreneur. Read More »

It's a Collaboration Nation; CDW-G and eSchool News Launch Awards Program

CDW-G in partnership with eSchool News announced the launch of Collaboration Nation - an awards program that will recognize the nation's finest examples of collaboration and successful educational technology projects. CDW-G will share the winning school and district's keys to success and will award that school or district a grand prize of $50,000 to spend with CDW-G on products and services from partners such as HP, Lenovo and Meraki. Read More »

MOCC-Ed: Creating Future Ready Schools

This Massive Open Online Course for Educators (MOOC-Ed) is designed for school and district leaders, and any others involved in planning and implementing K-12 digital learning initiatives. Everyone involved in digital learning (also known as blended learning, e-learning and instructional technology) in a K-12 school or district is welcome to join the course. Read More »

STEM Voice Competition Encourages Creative Expression

Students in middle and high school are invited to show, through the arts, how much they love science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Entries are now being accepted for the national STEM Voice™ Video Competition, which encourages students to make creative videos to show why STEM is important to them, or who their STEM hero is and why. Read More »

Think Through Math Announces Winners of "Math EVERY Day" Challenge

Think Through Learning announced the winners of its national "Math Every Day" challenge. The contest challenged students across the country to provide examples of "how math is all around you." Students were challenged to submit examples that demonstrated how math is used throughout every day... Read More »

Follett Challenge Reveals Semifinalists

Organizers of the $200,000 Follett Challenge today announced the three semifinalists and 10 "People's Choice" video winners for the 2015 contest. Now in its fourth year, the Follett Challenge is designed to empower educators with a platform to tell the world how their innovative teaching and learning programs are preparing students for the demands of the 21st century. Read More »

Deadline Approaches for 2015 Milken-Penn GSE Education Competition

The Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition (EBPC) is designed to catalyze game-changing innovations in the education market. Launched in 2009, the EBPC is the first-ever funded education business plan competition. As the largest competition of its kind, the EBPC features multiple cash prizes totaling over $140,000. The Competition attracts innovative ideas in education from around the world, including those focused on local or global needs, public or private issues, Pre-K through adult education, and social or for-profit ventures. Read More »

SIIA Seeks Ed Tech Innovators for 2015 Innovation Incubator Program

The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) issues a call for applicants for its Innovation Incubator Program. Developers of promising new technologies in the K-12 and postsecondary space will be invited to participate in SIIA’s Innovation Incubator program at the annual SIIA Education Industry Summit in San Francisco, May 3-5, 2015. The deadline to apply is March 9, 2015. Read More »

SIIA's Dr. Karen Billings Honored for Thought Leadership in Education

PR with Panache! hosted its annual Thought Leadership Soirée at TCEA 2015 to shine the spotlight on Dr. Karen Billings, Vice President and Managing Director of the Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN), a division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). Dr. Billings was chosen as this year's recipient because of her leadership in and contributions to education, her leadership of all things "technology" and her crucial role in keeping the education industry on the cutting edge over the past 40 years. Read More »

ABC-CLIO Announces "Think Out Loud" Innovation Grant Recipients

ABC-CLIO Solutions announces the recipients of the 2015 "Think Out Loud" Innovation Grant. More than 40 educators from 26 states received access to ABC-CLIO Solutions 15 online curriculum collections to support the development and dissemination of best teaching practices when using technology to promote the authentic thinking skills students need for college, career, and civic life. Read More »