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NEC Announces $25,000 Contest for K-12 Schools

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today a new $25,000 giveaway contest for K-12 schools. Under terms of the contest, schools are asked to submit videos to NEC Display, explaining their needs for a technology makeover. Read More »

Follett Challenge Reveals Semifinalists, Video Winners

For the third consecutive year, the $200,000 Follett Challenge has provided a forum for K-12 schools from around the country to share inspiring stories of how their innovative programs are preparing students for the demands of the 21st century. In a live webcast today, contest organizers announced this year's four semifinalists plus the "People's Choice" winners... Read More »

Student Teams of STEM Entrepreneurs Win $47,500 in Prizes at Global Innovation Conference

Four teams of high school students from North Carolina and Ohio received top honors at the Conrad Foundation 2014 Innovation Summit, presented by Lockheed Martin. The Summit is the final competition round for the 2013-2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge. Read More »

Arc Capital Development Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Global early stage venture firm, Arc Capital Development is pleased to celebrate its 10th Anniversary at LearnLaunch X, Boston's most influential Ed Tech Accelerator. Read More »

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 »