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Knowledge Partner IIDA To Sponsor EdSpaces Innovation Awards

The National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) is excited to announce that the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) will be launching the EdSpaces Innovation Awards at the 2013 EdSpaces to recognize manufacturers and designers for excellence in product design for the learning environment. IIDA is a Knowledge Partner for the event, Read More »

ASCD Launches New Short-Format Books/E-books Imprint

ASCD is launching a short-format imprint with the debut of its first four ASCD Arias™ professional development publications.Each short-format publication will be 48 pages in length and will answer a crucial and timely "How do I…?" question. ASCD Arias contain original, standalone content that can be read in one sitting and immediately applied to practice. Read More »

Samsung Anounces Summer Science Program

Samsung today announced its Summer Science Program, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education program for high school youth from across the United States. With Samsung’s support, nearly 3,000 teens will attend week-long immersion sessions at one of six participating universities across the country during the summer. Read More »

National STEM Video Game Challenge Names Winners

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and E-Line Media today announced the names of 16 middle school and high school students as the winners of the 2013 National STEM Video Game Challenge. The competition aims to motivate interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) among students in grades 5-12 by tapping into their enthusiasm for playing and making video games. Read More »

Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists in Young Scientist Challenge

Discovery Education and 3M announced today the top 10 finalists in the 15th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation's premier science competition for students in grades 5-8. Students nationwide were asked to create a short video describing a new innovative solution that would impact an everyday problem, Read More »

Follett-Sponsored AASL Awards Honor Visionary Librarians

Two visionary school librarians and three innovative school library programs will be honored here today at the American Association of School Librarians' (AASL) Awards Luncheon. The AASL's 2013 National School Library Program of the Year Award as well as the Information Technology Pathfinder Award are both sponsored by Follett, Read More »

Walkabout Program's Future and How the WEF Can Help

WEF Chairman Ben Wild will make a short presentation about the organization, its goals, the impact it has had on the Walkabout community to date, and the danger of not funding the Walkabout Program in the future. Wild's presentation will be followed by several Walkabout Alumni, local educators and supporters sharing stories about how the Walkabout program affected their lives. Read More »

CoSN Releases Horizon Report: 2013 K-12 Edition Toolkit

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) released The CoSN Horizon Report: 2013 K-12 Edition Toolkit, which accompanies the New Media Consortium’s recently released NMC Horizon Report > 2013 K-12 Edition, provides district technology leaders, policymakers and other key education stakeholders with insight and guidelines to facilitate a conversation on leveraging emerging technologies to advance 21st century teaching and learning.... Read More »

ISTE Announces Position on CCSS

In the statement, ISTE delineates its belief that the effective use of technology will help schools maximize Common Core success and recommends that the CCSS and ISTE’s education technology standards be implemented in concert. ISTE’s definitive standards are engaged broadly in the United States and around the world for learning, teaching and leading in the digital age. Read More »

MindShare Learning Celebrates 10 Years of Connecting to Success at ISTE

Canada's leading EdTech industry consulting firm, MindShare Learning, celebrates its 10th anniversary at a special Can/Am event during ISTE 2013. MindShare Learning has been connecting education and industry leaders in understanding and analyzing the emerging needs of learners in the 21st century knowledge-based global economy for an entire decade Read More »