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AEP To Host Two LRMI Sessions During ISTE

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) will host a concurrent session, The New Age of (Web) Discovery: New Resource Metadata Standards, and a Birds-of-a-Feather Roundtable, LRMI: The Dewey Decimal System for the Digital Age, during the 2013 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in San Antonio, Texas. Both sessions will focus on the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI).... Read More »

Schools Gear Up for 12th Annual National Mix It Up at Lunch Day

Registration is now open for the 12th annual National Mix It Up at Lunch Day event, Teaching Tolerance announced today. More than 5,000 schools across the country are expected to take part in the event, set for Oct. 29. Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center,. launched Mix It Up at Lunch Day in 2002... Read More »

6th Annual Flipped Conference To Be Live Streamed

The 6th Annual Flipped Conference is scheduled for June 18-19 in Stillwater, Minn., and worldwide through the FlipCon13 Virtual Conference live stream. Virtual attendees can participate in keynote sessions with speakers Jon Bergmann, Aaron Sams and Ramsey Musallam; a panel of students, parents and educators; and 28 concurrent sessions. Read More »

ISTE 2013 Awards Honor Education Leaders

Today the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) announced the outstanding education leaders that will be honored at the world’s premier educational technology event, ISTE 2013, in San Antonio, June 23-26. “The 2013 ISTE award honorees are living examples of the how educators are, right now, using thought leadership, advocacy and innovation to leverage technology to transform learning and teaching,” said Brian Lewis, ISTE CEO. Read More »

Sree Sreenivasan and Dave Slowik Announced as Speakers for InnovateEDU

Two nationally recognized voices in education and marketing have been confirmed to present at PlattForm's InnovateEDU higher education forum, held July 10-12 at Hotel Phillips in Kansas City. Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia University's Chief Digital Officer, and Dave Slowik, Account Executive on Google's Education team, will join fellow industry-expert speakers to provide attendees valuable information that will help their institutions grow and succeed. Read More »

Inaugural Summer Issue of Teaching Tolerance Magazine

When violence erupts in a community such as Newtown, Conn., or Oak Creek, Wis., schools can play an important role in helping children navigate our sometimes-violent world, according to the inaugural Summer issue of Teaching Tolerance magazine, released today by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Read More »

New Carnegie Report Looks at Psychological Strategies for Student Success

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is testing a set of strategies based on research in psychology and other fields to motivate community college students to earn their first credits in math, a hurdle that blocks the progress of many students. Read More »

Toyota and National Center for Family Literacy Launch $10 Million Initiative

Toyota and the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) are launching Toyota Family Learning, a six-year initiative that will create a new model for literacy by expanding it beyond the walls of the classroom and into homes and communities. This new initiative will engage families in learning together both online and offline, incorporating digital elements launching later this year, Read More »

Curriculum Associates Releases New BRIGANCE® Early Childhood Screens III

Curriculum Associates has released a complete new edition of its screening tool: the BRIGANCE® Early Childhood Screens III. The BRIGANCE Screens III provide educators with an accurate assessment of skills that are critical predictors of children's school success and include new norms, new validity and reliability research, new content aligned to early learning standards... Read More »

SIIA Announces Top Innovators in Education Technology

The Software & Information Industry Association recognized four education technology solutions with five key awards for their originality, innovation, and industry promise. During SIIA's bi-annual Innovation Incubator Program, simCEO and See.Touch.Learn. were voted by 350 attendees as being the Most Innovative and Most Likely to Succeed, respectively. Citelighter was voted runner-up for Most Innovative, and scrible was voted runner-up for Most Likely to Succeed. Citelighter also earned the Educator's Choice Award based on votes from educators across the country. Read More »