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SIIA Seeks Emerging Ed Tech Companies for Incubator Program

The Education Technology Information Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is accepting applicants for its Innovation Incubator program. Selected developers of promising technologies designed for the K-12 and postsecondary markets will be invited to participate in the SIIA Innovation Incubator program during the 15th annual SIIA Education Business Forum, December 8-9, Read More »

Classworks Announces New Technology Grant

Classworks, by Curriculum Advantage, Inc., a leader in teacherled and personalized online instruction, announces the new Classworks Digital Learning Grant. The grant awards three teachers $2,500 each to expand their use of Classworks with classroom technology. Read More »

Think Through Math Inspires Student Generosity

Think Through Learning, creators of Think Through Math (TTM), has reached a milestone in its charity points program - donating $290,000 to local and national charities since inception. To mark this achievement, Think Through Learning has introduced Donor's Choose and The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation as new, featured charities for the successful student-driven program. Read More »

2016 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards Now Open

Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are now accepting applications for the 2016 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. Seven educators—one elementary teacher, two middle school teachers, three high school teachers, and one college-level educator—will be awarded for their innovative use of data-collection technology using a computer, tablet, or other handheld device in the science classroom. Read More »

CEFPI Launches New Professional Certification Program

CEFPI is pleased to announce the next evolution in professional excellence within the educational facilities industry as the association takes a step forward with its worldwide professional certification program. The Certified Educational Facility Planner (CEFP) program was an initiative that began in the 1980's with CEFPI's Recognized Educational Facility Planner (REFP). Today the program stands as the industry's benchmark for professional knowledge and excellence. Read More »

Calling All Future Scientists and Innovators of the World

Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are kicking off the 24th Annual Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision program, officially opening the call for entries into the science competition. Sponsored by Toshiba and administered by NSTA, the ExploraVision program challenges participants to use problem-solving, critical thinking and collaboration skills. Read More »

2015 School Librarian of the Year Award Winners Announced

School librarian Kristina Holzweiss of Bay Shore Middle School in Bay Shore, NY was named as the 2015 recipient of the School Library Journal (SLJ) School Librarian of the Year Award. Sponsored by Scholastic Library Publishing, this award 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 »

Ninth Annual Lexus Eco Challenge Kicks Off

The Lexus Eco Challenge is an excellent opportunity for middle and high school students across the U.S. to help clean the air, water, and land in their neighborhoods and beyond. Through the Lexus Eco Challenge, students will learn about the environment, teamwork and how they can take steps to make their communities better. Read More »

Raise Your Hand Texas Launches $2.5 Million Blended Learning Grant Initiative

Raise Your Hand Texas recently announced 75 semifinalist public schools and district applicants for its $2.5 million Raising Blended Learners grant initiative. Selected teams will attend two-day, expense-paid blended learning workshops in September and October 2015. Ten finalists chosen in January 2016 will receive assistance in refining their plans. Read More »

PBS Kids Announces 2015 National Writers Contest Winners

PBS KIDS announced today 12 national winners in its annual Writers Contest. The 12 winners, in grades K-3, were selected by a panel of judges who chose them from thousands of local contest entries submitted by 63 participating PBS stations across the country. Read More »