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Nation's Top 'Mathletes®' Compete at Raytheon's MATHCOUNTS®

Raytheon Company will host the nation's top 224 middle school math minds as the title sponsor of the 2011 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition May 5-8 at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel. The MATHCOUNTS finalists will compete to earn the titles of 2011 National Champion and National Champion Team. Read More »

USDLA 2011 International Awards Presented for Excellence in Distance Learning

These prestigious International Awards are presented annually to organizations and individuals engaged in the development and delivery of distance learning programs. Included in the recognition ceremony were awards for 21st Century Best Practices, Best Practices for Distance Learning Programming, Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching, Outstanding Leadership by an Individual, Hall of Fame and Eagle Awards. Read More »

Zaner-Bloser Announces Top 16 National Winners in 20th Annual National Handwriting Contest

Zaner-Bloser is proud to announce that 16 students from across the country have displayed excellent handwriting skills to become national winners in its 20th annual National Handwriting Contest. This year, more than 220,000 students participated in the annual contest. Read More »

Study Island Announces Winners of Project-Based Learning Activities Contest

Archipelago Learning announced the winners of its project-based learning contest. The challenge was designed to spotlight excellence in educator-created learning activities that engage students in authentic, curriculum-based and interdisciplinary activities. Read More »

SIIA Announces Top Innovators in Technology for Personalized Learning

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces 10 finalists for its Innovation Incubator Program. Participating organizations will be highlighted at the 2011 Ed Tech Industry Summit, beginning with the Business Profiles presentations on May 23 and followed by the Innovation Showcase & Networking Reception. Read More »

The Global Learning Resource Connection Is Growing Exponentially

The Global Learning Resource Connection (GLRC) is an international collaboration of world class companies, organizations, education agencies, and nations. The GLRC is making resources correlated to learning objectives available for use in the classroom with the help from many of our Premier Sponsors and Partners ... Read More »

Innovation Is Hallmark of AEP's 2011 Educational Product Awards

Innovation in education is more than just political buzz. The products that made it to the final round of the Association of Educational Publishers' (AEP) annual awards program prove that the companies creating today's teaching and learning solutions aren't just talking about cutting-edge technology and curriculum development; they're actively moving the industry forward. Read More »

Turning Foundation Launches Grant with NBC Learn and Turning Technologies

The Turning Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, in partnership with NBC Learn and Turning Technologies today announced the Spring 2011 Classroom Improvement Technology Grant. The goal of this joint effort is to help educators develop 21st Century classrooms and improve achievement by providing effective, engaging technology and professional development tools from multiple industry leading companies. Read More »

US, Canada, China and New Zealand Teams Reign at VEX Robotics World Championship

Winning alliances from the Middle School, High School and College competitions triumphed from United States, Canada, China and New Zealand, after outmaneuvering some of the world’s best teams during the intense three-day tournament which took place on April 14-16 at Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Fla. Read More »

VEX Robotics World Championship Powers Up

Celebrating National Robotics Week, nearly 10,000 middle school, high school and university participants from 16 countries around the world will compete in the action-packed 2011 VEX Robotics World Championship, to be held with free admission to the general public at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World® Resort near Orlando, Florida on April 14-16. Read More »