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SDE National Power Up! Pre-Conference Helps Teachers Engage Tech-Savvy Students

Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its 2014 Power Up! pre-conference, taking place July 7, 2014. This one-day professional development event, now in its fourth year, shows K-6 educators how to embrace technology as a daily instructional tool. Read More »

PBS Learningmedia Announces 2014 Digital Innovators Program Winners

PBS LearningMedia announced the 100 educators selected for the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program. The program rewards tech-savvy K-12 educators from across the country who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating digital media in classrooms to promote student engagement and achievement through year-long hands-on and virtual professional development opportunities. Read More »

Vernier and NSTA Honor Seven Teachers for Use of Data-Collection Technology

Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) named seven innovative science and STEM teachers as winners of the 2014 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. The winning educators were selected for their use of data-collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator, or other handheld device in the science classroom. Read More »

National Student Poets Amplify the Teen Voice for National Poetry Month

During their tenure as teen literary ambassadors, the second annual class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP) has been actively participating in readings and workshops across the country to share their work and amplify the youth voice in poetry. To celebrate National Poetry Month in April, each of the five poets will participate in a full calendar of events that promote an appreciation of poetry Read More »

Six Industry-Leading Companies Join the PR with Panache! Client Family

PR with Panache! (PRP) is thrilled to announce that its client family is continuing to grow. In the last quarter, The PRP team has welcomed six innovative companies to PR with Panache!: Thesys, Socos, Junyo, Learning Upgrade, Hooda Math and the Coughlan Community Giving Fund. Read More »

CoSN Enshrines Private Sector and Volunteer Champions

CoSN recognized stalwart K-12 education technology champions both in the private and public sectors. CoSN honored Bigham Technology Solutions’ Vicki Bigham as the 2014 Private Sector Champion, Puget Sound ESD Chief Technology Officer (CTO) John Vaille as the 2014 Volunteer of the Year, and 50 volunteers for accomplishing CoSN’s mission. Read More »

Five Grand Prize Winners Announced in the $2 Million Samsung Solve for Tomorrow National Education 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 more than 2,300 schools from across the country. Read More »

HMH Introduces Learning with Big Data

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt launched Learning with Big Data: The Future of Education, an e-short by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier, authors of the New York Times bestselling book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. The short e-book vividly illustrates the transformative effect big data is having on the learning process... Read More »

Discovery Education Bringing No Cost PD to Educators

Discovery Education's Discovery Educator Network (DEN) invites teachers and administrators across the U.S. and Canada to participate in the 2014 DENapalooza tour, a series of no cost professional development opportunities that will provide participants with new skills and strategies for integrating educational technologies into classroom instruction to accelerate student engagement and achievement. Read More »

CoSN Honors FCC Commissioner with 2014 Public Service Award

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) honored Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel with its highest award – the 2014 Award for Excellence in Public Service. The award was presented last night during CoSN’s Monumental Impact! Advocacy Dinner & Auction. Read More »