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TeachersFirst Donation To Supply Winter Needs

Learning will be easier and holidays brighter for kids in a small New Jersey town hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. The Waretown school district will receive a $10,000 check from The Source for Learning, Inc. to help the children of the district with some winter necessities. Read More »

Funds For Learning Announces Free Webinar Series

In conjunction with the Funding Year 2013 filing window, Funds For Learning announces its schedule of complimentary E-rate filing window webinars that have been developed to address specific filing window topics and are designed to appeal to all skill levels. Read More »

Vernier's New Engineering Contest

To recognize creative teaching using Vernier sensors with National Instruments (NI) LabVIEW™ software, Vernier Software & Technology is launching an engineering contest for current teachers of engineering or STEM. One high school and one college teacher will each be awarded prizes valued at $5,500 for demonstrating the most innovative uses of the technology. Read More »

Epson Partners with To Fund Classroom Technology

Epson America, Inc. today announced a 2012 holiday season initiative to help teachers acquire the classroom technology they desperately need to enhance student learning. Through the "Double Your Impact Program," Epson will donate two percent of purchases sold on between Dec. 1 and Dec. 24, 2012, up to $100,000. Read More »

intelliVOL Partners with National Catholic Educational Association To Bring Video Contest to Schools

intelliVOL has signed on as the title sponsor of the Year of Faith YouTube Video Contest hosted by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA). The Contest, open to grade 7-12 students in a Catholic school or parish religious education program, will accept YouTube entries submitted via email until January 31, 2013. Read More »

SIIA VP for Education Dr. Karen Billings Inducted into AEP Hall of Fame

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces that Dr. Karen Billings, VP for the Education Division at SIIA, was inducted into the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Hall of Fame. The induction was held during a ceremony at the McGraw Hill Conference Center in New York on Nov. 29. Read More »

FundingFactory and Scholastic Help Schools Turn Trash into Cash

FundingFactory, together with Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, have launched a new green initiative, which includes the "Go Green" Sweepstakes. To kick off FundingFactory's "green" initiative, educators will have a chance to win $5,000, which they can use to improve their school's environmental sustainability efforts or for other initiatives. Read More »

Raytheon's MathMovesU Middle School Grant and Scholarship Program Is Now Open

Raytheon Company is calling for submissions to its 2012-13 MathMovesU® Middle School Grant and Scholarship Program. To participate, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students nationwide are invited to illustrate the importance of math in the mission to Mars and in space exploration. Read More »

Looking to the Future of Educational Technology with David Rose and Chris Dede

Two national leaders in educational technology and Universal Design for Learning will discuss future directions for education during an interactive webinar on Thursday, November 15, 2012. Looking to the Future of Educational Technology is free and open to the public through the online epic-ed community, Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 1:00 – 2:00pm EDT. Read More »

Vote Today in Finalist Round of "If We Were President" Contest;

As the 2012 Presidential Election campaign draws to a close, a new crop of candidates has emerged from five elementary schools around the country - finalists in the "If We Were President" contest, sponsored by Pearson and WeAreTeachers. Now the public has until November 9 to view these stellar projects and cast their votes for the class that they think has the creativity and vision to lead the nation. Read More »