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Recipients of 2013 BrainWare Safari Brain Awareness Grants Announced

Learning Enhancement Corporation (LEC) has announced the recipients of the BrainWare Safari Brain Awareness Week Grants Program, established in recognition of Brain Awareness Week, March 11-17, 2013. The grants program supports the purpose of Brain Awareness Week in promoting a broader understanding of the importance of brain research and its contribution to effective learning and cognitive development in schools. Read More »

Five Grand Prize Winners Announced in Samsung's $1 Million Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Samsung announced today the five grand prize winners in its nationwide Solve for Tomorrow contest, a competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among U.S. public school students. The five grand prize winners were chosen from the 15 finalists selected in February to receive $40,000* in technology from Samsung, Adobe Foundation, and DIRECTV. Read More »

CoSN Announces 2013-2014 Board of Directors

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today announced its 2013-2014 Board of Directors. The Board, comprising 18 education technology leaders from school districts and the private sector nationwide, will be formally recognized at CoSN’s 2013 Annual Conference next week in San Diego, CA. Read More »

Music Empowers Foundation Celebrates "Music In Our Schools Month"

The Music Empowers Foundation revealed its plans today to celebrate "Music in Our Schools Month", an annual celebration, spanning the month of March. Activities include new grants and a video contest celebrating school music programs and teachers. Read More »

DC Entertainment and Capstone Sponsor Children's Writing Contest

DC Entertainment, home to the iconic DC Comics Super Heroes, and Capstone are teaming up to sponsor a Super Hero inspired writing contest for fans in grades 3-6. The nationwide contest "Be a Super Hero. Read!" encourages children to write about a real hero in their lives. Children enter the contest by describing the human powers, such as courage, generosity, or imagination, which make their selected hero special. Read More »

NBC News Announces "Education Nation On-the-Road"

NBC News announced today that the network is continuing "Education Nation On-The-Road" in 2013 as part of its year-round commitment to shining a spotlight on education across all of its platforms.The NBC News team will host a series of panels and events involving NBC News anchors and correspondents, local leaders, educators, parents, and students to discuss some of the most pressing issues in these cities and states. Read More »

AEP Hosts Poker Tournament To Benefit Its Diversity Initiative

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) will hold its first poker tournament fundraiser to benefit Innovation Through Inclusion (ITI). ITI was developed to increase diversity in the publishing industry and ultimately strengthen the quality and relevancy of K-12 learning materials. AEP welcomes poker enthusiasts, residents of the greater Washington, D.C. area, and anyone with an interest in supporting professional development opportunities for minorities. Read More »

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 »