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Neuroscientists Reunite at Scientific Learning Conference

It began with neuroscientists Michael Merzenich, William Jenkins, Paula Tallal, and Steven Miller who believed the key to solving language and reading issues could be found in the underlying cognitive processes of the brain.Now twenty years later, these four neuroscientists will come together to discuss their original research on auditory processing, brain plasticity, and how much research has advanced our understanding of the brain and learning as it applies to literacy and cognitive skills. Read More »

Cogent Education, Inner Voice & LightUp Announced as Winners of FETC 2016 Goldfish Tank Innovators Competition

The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) and LRP Conferences announce Cogent Education: Interactive Cases, Inner Voice and LightUp as the winners of the Goldfish Tank Innovators Competition during the 2016 Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC). Read More »

ISTE Unveils 2016 Conference Keynotes

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today announced the three thought-provoking keynote speakers who will inspire attendees to learn differently and think creatively at ISTE 2016, June 26-19 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. "This year's keynotes will hit us right between the eyes at the intersection of science, research and learning," said Brian Lewis, ISTE CEO. Read More »

Carl Hooker Honored as an Education Thought Leader

At its fourth annual Thought Leadership Soirée, PR with Panache! honored Carl Hooker, the creator of iPadpalooza and director of innovation and digital learning at Eanes ISD (TX), as 2016's Thought Leader of the Year. Hooker has made it his mission to provide students with the skills that will best prepare them for success in college and in life beyond school. Read More »

Kathy Hurley To Moderate AASA Panel Featuring Contributors to Real Women, Real Leaders

At the annual American Association of School Administrators' (AASA) National Conference on Education, Kathy Hurley, co-editor of the book Real Women, Real Leaders, will moderate an interactive panel called "Competencies for Emerging Educational Leaders" that will feature contributing authors to the book. The panel will take place on Friday, February 12, at 12:30 p.m. in room 129 of the Phoenix Convention Center. Read More »

Pearson Announces 2016 Online Learning Excellence Award Recipients

Pearson announced this year's online learning excellence award recipients honoring K-20 educators and administrators who are making significant contributions in online education. The awards are divided into two categories: K-12 and higher education - Excellence in Online Administration and Excellence in Online Teaching. Read More »

myON Partners with Super Bowl 50 To Donate Digital Books to Bay Area Schools

To kick off Super Bowl 50 in the San Francisco Bay Area, myON, a business unit of Capstone and leading provider of personalized literacy solutions in the K-12 marketplace, teamed up with the 50 Fund and Tuck's R.U.S.H for Literacy for a three-day weekend event to bring attention to early literacy and donate more than 5,000 digital books to 500 families. Read More »

United Through Reading Receives $25,000 Grant from AT&T

United Through Reading is excited to share that we recently accepted a $25,000 gift from AT&T Corporation! This grant will allow United Through Reading to continue to change the deployment experience for U.S. military families in San Diego, and all over the country, easing the stress of separation, strengthening family bonds, and making homecomings easier on both service members and the children they love. Read More »

PCS Edventures! Announces $400K Purchase Order

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc.announced the receipt of a purchase order for $401,000 for PCS enrichment program materials. The purchase order is from a single corporate partner who PCS designs programs for on an annual basis. These packages will be distributed to a number of schools in multiple states for their summer adventure and enrichment programs for K-12 students. Read More »

Capstone Announces Scrap City Contest Winner

Capstone announced the winner of its "Create the Scrappers" contest inspired by the publication of its new middle grade story of friendship and adventure, Scrap City. The contest invited children ages 7-12 to create their own "Scrapper" - a handmade unique mechanical friend - out of old parts, pieces, and household items. Read More »