Announcements RSS Feed

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 »

FundingFactory and Learning Resources Announce Winner

FundingFactory in partnership with Learning Resources®, a leading global manufacturer of educational products, helped one Mississippi school earn leading classroom technology through the Set a Goal, Win a now!Board™ giveaway. Participants who set a fundraising goal and created a public webpage at FundingFactory.com between Sept. 1, 2012 and Oct. 31, 2012 were automatically entered to win now!Board Portable Interactive Whiteboard Technology. Read More »

ISTE Announces Exclusive Offer for Registered Attendees To Get a Free Microsoft Surface Tablet

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today announced that Microsoft Corp. plans to give a Microsoft Surface RT to 10,000 ISTE 2013 conference attendees as part of the Windows in the Classroom Surface Experience Project. Online ISTE conference registration is open until June 18 for the world's premier education technology event slated for June 23-26 in San Antonio. Read More »

2013 S.P.I.R.E. Awards Announced by EPS

EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, today announced the winners of its 2013 S.P.I.R.E.® (Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence) Awards, which honor students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading proficiency as well as the teachers who go above and beyond every day to ensure that all their students have the opportunity to improve their skills. Read More »

NBC News To Host 2013 Education Nation Summit

NBC News today announced that the 2013 Education Nation National Summit will take place from Oct. 6-8, and that for the second year, events will be hosted at The New York Public Library (NYPL), one of the country's leading learning institutions. The three-day gathering draws more than 300 of the country's thought leaders in education, government, business, philanthropy and media. Read More »

Kids Read Now To Speak at Clinton Economic Growth Conference

Troy nonprofit organization Kids Read Now will participate as an innovative approach to addressing challenges in early childhood education. The organization keeps children reading over the summer months by combining free, student-selected books, family engagement, and real-time data collected through weekly One Call Now voice and text messages. Read More »

Las Vegas Downtown Project Contracts School Specialty

School Specialty, Inc. has been contracted by the Las Vegas Downtown Project. The agreement makes School Specialty a provider of furniture and equipment for the Downtown Project's new early childhood center in Las Vegas called the 9th Bridge School. Read More »

Winners Announced for the 2013 AEP Awards

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) is pleased to announce the 34 winners of the 2013 AEP Awards. The AEP Awards program, which has been in existence for over four decades, is the most prestigious and comprehensive recognition program in the learning resource community. Read More »