Announcements RSS Feed

DimensionU Selected as a Technology Pioneer 2012 by World Economic Forum

Last week, the World Economic Forum named the company one of only 25 Technology Pioneers for the class of 2012. Comprising the most innovative technology start-ups from around the world, the Technology Pioneers 2012 are involved in a variety of fields - information technology and new media, energy and environment, and life sciences and health ... Read More »

Education Technology Innovators Sought for 2011 SIIA Incubator

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has issued a call for applicants to its Innovation Incubator Program. Developers of promising new technologies in the K-12 and postsecondary space will be invited to participate in SIIA’s Innovation Incubator program at the annual SIIA Ed Tech Business Forum in New York, November 28-29. The deadline to apply is September 19. Read More »

Vernier/NSTA Grant Rewards Innovative Educators Using Data-Collection Technology in the Classroom;

The annual Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. The awards, valued at $3,000 each, will recognize up to seven educators who demonstrate the best inquiry-based, hands-on learning activities using data-collection technology interfaced with computers, TI graphing calculators and other handheld devices such as the Vernier LabQuest. Read More »

Fourth Annual Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge Launches

Responsibility for tomorrow’s most daunting environmental problems will fall to the youth of today – the very people creating some of the most inspired solutions. Helping generate these solutions is the premier national sustainability challenge for K-12 students, the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, which today kicks off its 2012 edition. Read More »

Broadcom Foundation Announces 30 Finalists in Inaugural Science and Engineering Middle School Competition

The Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (SSP) today announced the names of the 30 middle school finalists in the inaugural Broadcom MASTERS™ (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars) competition. Read More »

Capstone Digital Awards Grants To Improve Literacy in Schools

Capstone Digital announces the recipients of its CARE (Capstone Assisting Remarkable Educators) grants, a program focused on improving literacy in schools. More than 30 schools from 20 school districts across the country have been awarded matching grants, funding dollar for dollar their purchase of myON reader, Read More »

NSSEA Awards 70 Grants

The National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) has awarded travel grants to 70 purchasing officials to attend the only event devoted exclusively to furniture, fixtures and equipment for education facilities: the School Equipment Show, taking place November 30-December 2, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas. Read More »

300 Middle School Semifinalists Named in First Broadcom MASTERS

The Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (SSP) today announced the selection of 300 middle school students as semifinalists in its first ever Broadcom MASTERS™ competition. The Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars) semifinalists come from 251 middle schools across the United States ... Read More »

CoSN Announces 2011-2012 IWebinar Series for K-12 Technology Leaders

Today, the Consortium for School Networking announced the schedule for its 2011-2012 Internet and Education Webinar Series for K-12 education technology leaders....Each hour-long session will feature presentations by education technology experts on K-12 education technology issues. Read More »

Con Edison Partners with MOUSE

Con Edison has awarded a $10,000 grant to MOUSE, a NYC nonprofit organization that empowers underserved students to provide technical support and leadership in their schools, and helps students to develop essential skills that prepare them for college and the workforce. Read More »