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Turning Foundation Awards 10 Grants with Samsung Mobile, BrainPop and Turning Technologies

The Turning Foundation, in partnership with SamsungT Mobile, BrainPop® and Turning Technologies announced the grant recipients of the Winter 2012 Classroom Improvement Grants. The 10 grant awards will directly impact 1,040 students using classroom TurningPoint® response systems. Read More »

10,000 Educators To Convene in New York City

WNET's 7th Annual Celebration of Teaching & Learning will gather education officials, advocates, experts and newsmakers to find innovative solutions to the most pressing issues in American education Read More »

MathAlive!™ Powered by Raytheon Debuts at Smithsonian

As a major step in its commitment to math and science education, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is launching MathAlive!, an immersive exhibit enabling students, teachers and visitors of all ages and backgrounds to experience the wondrous outcomes of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through highly engaging hands-on activities. Read More »

ASCD Offers New Institute Series and Free Webinars To Help Educators Implement CCSS

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, introduces two new institute series and free webinars to help educators nationwide implement the new Common Core State Standards. Read More »

Inspire More Students Online: e2020 Inc. Launches "Star Teacher Search"

E2020 Inc. today kicked off its "Star Teacher Search" to recruit outstanding middle and high school teachers to deliver interactive and engaging video lessons to students nationwide. Fast-growing e2020 provides best-in-class content and online learning to hundreds of thousands of students. Read More »

NBC News Announces "Education Nation" 2012

Heading into its third year, the "Education Nation" initiative will employ all platforms of NBC News- including MSNBC, programs like "NBC Nightly News," "Today," "Rock Center," and "Meet the Press," digital properties and, and live events across the country-in a continued effort to shine a spotlight on the challenges, potential solutions and innovations spanning today's education landscape Read More »

ODYSSEYWARE Supports Lifelong Learning with Scholarship Essay Contest

To make the dream of post-secondary education more attainable for students, ODYSSEYWARE recently announced its first-ever scholarship essay contest. Students who have been currently enrolled in ODYSSEYWARE courses through their school or have been enrolled in the previous 18 months can enter an essay on one of three relevant topics into the contest for a chance to win one of three academic scholarships: Read More »

Public/Private Organizations Start Fellowship Program to Create Tomorrow's Education Leaders

The Ferguson Education Leadership Fellowship, created by Curriculum Associates and Rocketship Education, is a 30-month postgraduate fellowship for individuals interested in the interrelationship between traditional schools, charter schools, and the for-profit education technology industry. Read More »

WIN Learning + Kentucky Receive $3M i3 Grant

The U.S. Department of Education approved a nearly $3 million Investing in Innovation (i3) grant to implement a five-year career and college readiness initiative in Kentucky. The program, called Career and College Readiness Transformations (C3R), is a product of a partnership with the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC), the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative (GRREC) and WIN Learning. Read More »

SIIA Issues Call for Innovators in Education Technology

Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is now seeking applications for its Innovation Incubator Program. Developers of innovative K?12 and postsecondary, technology-based educational products or services will be reviewed, and ten participants (along with one alternate) will be selected to participate in the annual SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit this spring. The deadline for applications is March 9, 2012. Read More »