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SchoolTube and UClass Announce New Partnership and Global K12 Contest

SchoolTube and UClass are announcing their new partnership and the kickoff of a K12 education contest they are sponsoring together over the next month: The “Where We’re From” Project The project encourages students to make videos about their community, upload them to SchoolTube and share them with classrooms around the world on UClass. Read More »

Honouring Canada's 21st Century Classroom Video Challenge Winners

MindShare Learning and supporting sponsors are set to officially celebrate the Central Canada winners of the 5th Annual MindShare Learning 21st Century Classroom Video Challenge with Principal Roula Skordakis of Joyce Public School on Thursday, February 28, 2013, 10:20 a.m. EST. Read More »

Epson Document Camera in the Classroom Contest

Epson is asking K-12 and post-secondary educators in the United States and the District of Columbia to share their top five benefits of using document cameras in the classroom for a chance to win one of four Epson® DC-20 document cameras during the "Epson Document Camera in the Classroom Contest." Read More »

ThingLink Launches Interactive Image Contest for K-12 with Rosen Digital

Help your students harness their creative energies while putting their 21st-century skills to use with a new contest from ThingLink and Rosen Digital. Students in grades K-12 can create Interactive ThingLink images, providing the opportunity to explore their interests and passions, connect multiple resources into a cohesive presentation, and share their projects with a large community. Visit ThingLinkContest.com. Read More »

CoSN Announces ‘Friends of Advocacy Campaign

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced a “Friends of Advocacy Campaign” to strengthen the association’s voice and impact advocating for 21st century learning enabled with technology. The campaign has a short compelling video (2:30) and welcomes any donation amount at a contributions site, which will run until Sunday, March 31, 2013. Read More »

Classroom Innovation Takes Center Stage as Raytheon Celebrates Engineering

Hovercrafts will zoom across land, scientists will mix beakers full of colorful eruptions, and students will "re-engineer" their schools - as Raytheon Company kicks off its nationwide celebration of National Engineers Week (Feb. 17-23). The weeklong festivities will showcase the positive impact of engineers on society and bring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to life for tomorrow's workforce. Read More »

NEF CyberLearning Launches Adopt- A-School Grant for STEM Education

The National Education Foundation (NEF), the national leader in bridging the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) divides in the nation’s schools, has launched a multi-million dollar grant program to improve STEM education in K-12 schools. The first two award recipients are Northwest Middle School in Kansas City and Williamsburg County school district in South Carolina. Read More »

NSSEA & USGBC's Center for Green Schools Announce a Strategic Partnership

The National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) is proud to announce that the Center for Green Schools at the U.S Green Building Council has signed on to EdSpaces as a sponsoring partner for the 2013 EdSpaces and beyond. The strategic partnership sets the foundation for making EdSpaces the preeminent event for the many relevant participants in the green schools movement whose jobs are to design, furnish, operate or maintain educational institutions. Read More »

WebAssign Teams with AAPT To Stage PhysicsBowl

fifth consecutive year, WebAssign will serve as a sponsor of the PhysicsBowl, an annual competition for high school students and schools administered by the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT). The 2013 PhysicsBowl exam will be given over a two-week period beginning April 3, with 40 multiple-choice questions from topics and concepts covered in a typical high school physics course. Read More »

PARCC Releases Draft Policy on Writing Accommodations

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today released for public comment a draft policy that proposes accommodations for students with disabilities who need assistance expressing themselves in writing or typing on a computer. This release is part of a collaborative effort to create an assessment that will help all students prepare for college and career readiness Read More »