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CoSN 2014: Exploring Our ‘Continuously Connected, Constantly Learning’ Environment

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) will hold the association’s 19th Annual Conference March 19-22, 2014, in Washington, DC. Themed, Continuously Connected, Constantly Learning, CoSN 2014 will bring together education technology leaders and experts for an exploration of today’s hyper-connected world and how school systems can create digital learning ecosystems to challenge and inspire their students, encourage innovation, and deepen learning. Read More »

EBSCO Awards Five Scholarships for Librarians To Attend ALA Midwinter Meeting

In co-sponsorship with American Library Association (ALA), EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has awarded five librarians a $1,500 scholarship to attend the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting, Jan. 24-28 in Philadelphia. As part of the application process, librarians were asked to write an essay of the topic of "What will your library be like in five years?" Read More »

Library Resources Group Launches Strategic Library

The Library Resources Group announces the launch of its latest e-newsletter, Strategic Library. Containing no advertising, the editorial content of the e-newsletter focuses on innovation, best practices, and emerging trends in the complex and rapidly evolving library landscape. Read More »

ASCD To Live Stream 21 Sessions from 2014 Annual Conference

ASCD announced today that 21 sessions from the association's 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show will be available to the public via live streaming. The live stream option offers global educators an accessible and affordable alternative to attending ASCD's 2014 Annual Conference. Virtual attendees may log in during or after the conference to receive access to more than 30 hours of content from global education's thought leaders, Read More »

KidWind Draws Students into Renewable Energy Careers

As part of its goal to host 35 KidWind Challenge Events during the 2014 school year, KidWind has scheduled 22 Challenge events across the United States, Canada and the Virgin Islands. During the Challenges, students in grades 4-12 will come together to test efficiency and design of their hand-made wind turbines in the high-speed KidWind Wind Tunnel and be judged by wind industry experts. Read More »

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 »