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PBS Learningmedia Digital Innovators Program Announced

PBS LearningMedia announced the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program. The program will recognize the top 100 applicants as PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators. These tech-savvy K-12 educators who are incorporating digital media in classrooms nationwide, will receive a full year of professional development focused on teaching in a digital classroom. Read More »

AAP PreK-12 Learning Group Celebrates Leaders in Educational Publishing

The PreK-12 Learning Group of The Association of American Publishers presented the inaugural Lamplighter Honors for Leadership in Educational Publishing on December 9 to celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of the learning resource industry and the ongoing mission of helping every child receive a world-class education. Awards were presented to Marjorie Scardino, Dan Caton, Peter H. Reynolds, Michael Jay, and Ira Wolfman. Read More »

SIIA Announces Innovation Incubator Award Winners

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) showcased some of the leading growth companies in the education technology market, and recognized the best among them as part of the Innovation Incubator program at the 13th annual Education Business Forum, held Dec. 10-11 at the McGraw Hill Conference Center in New York. Read More »

2013-14 Follett Challenge Invites Entries, Announces Judges

The 2013-14 Follett Challenge is underway, offering a total prize of $200,000 in Follett products and services to schools best demonstrating innovative approaches to 21st century learning. Fifteen schools from all levels of education will be honored in this year's contest, and semifinalists will be named in four categories: elementary, middle, high school and magnet/parochial/preK-12 schools. Read More »

IIDA Announces Winners of 1st Annual 2013 EdSpaces Innovation Award

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) proudly announces the winners of the 1st Annual 2013 EdSpaces Innovation Award. The competition recognizes Manufacturers and Designers for excellence in product design for the learning environment. Awards were announced at the EdSpaces tradeshow and conference with this year's Best of Competition honors going to Sedia Systems for their product JumpSeat. Read More »

Epson and DonorsChoose.org Join Forces This Holiday Season

Epson America, Inc. today announced it has partnered with DonorsChoose.org for a second year in a row for its 2013 holiday season initiative. From Dec. 1 to Dec. 24, 2013, Epson will help fund K-12 public school classrooms in need, by donating five percent of select purchases made on Epson.com - up to $100,000* - to support eligible classroom projects across America. Read More »

SIIA Education Division Announces 2014 Postsecondary Sector Board of Directors

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, today announced new members of its Postsecondary Sector Board of Directors. These newly appointed executives from SIIA member companies represent a broad spectrum of postsecondary-focused technology products and services. Read More »

PARCC Releases RFP for Operational Assessments

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), a multistate consortium working together to create next generation assessments, today announced the release of a request for proposals (RFP) for the PARCC Operational Assessments. The PARCC RFP for Operational Assessments requests proposals for the ongoing development and implementation of multiple components of PARCC's assessment system. Read More »

Turning Foundation Reveals Mini-Grant Winners

Turning Foundation's Innovative Teacher Mini-Grants are an effort to promote and support creative and innovative classroom practices in local schools. Grant funding of up to $1,500 was awarded to classroom teachers in the local area displaying creative and innovative practices that also included collaborative partnerships with other teachers and/or community members. Read More »

SIIA Education Division Announces 2014 Board of Directors

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced new members of its Education Division Board of Directors. These newly elected and appointed executives from SIIA member companies represent a broad spectrum of corporate interests, and their visionary leadership will help guide the education technology industry during this time of seismic change. Read More »