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KidWind Names Inaugural National KidWind Challenge Champions

KidWind announces the champions of its first-ever National KidWind Challenge. The event, which took place during Washington DC's USA Science & Engineering Festival, brought together 138 students from across the nation who have a passion for renewable energy and engineering to compete for the championship title Read More »

Vernier Names Winners of Its 2014 Engineering Contest

Vernier Software & Technology named Deborah Munro of the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon; Gary Garber of Boston University Academy in Boston, Massachusetts; and, Julianne King of the Regina Caeli Academy in Spring, Texas as the winners of the 2014 Vernier Engineering Contest. Each of these college, high school and middle school instructors, respectively, creatively used Vernier sensors to introduce engineering concepts or practices in the classroom. Read More »

SIIA Honors Industry Veterans

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces that it will honor Dr. Leonard Hall, co-founder of education companies SkillsBank Corporation and Impact Education, with its prestigious Education Lifetime Achievement Award. SIIA will also present its Ed Tech Impact Award to Sue Collins, principal at CollinsConsults, during the upcoming Education Industry Summit held in San Francisco May 12-14. Read More »

All-Star Students Put Their STEM Prowess on Display

The VEX Robotics World Championship presented by the Robotics Education and Competition (REC) Foundation and the Northrop Grumman Foundation, is taking place this week! On April 23-26, 2014, over 15,000 participants from over 26 countries will meet and engage in a fierce, science and technology-fueled battle at the Anaheim Convention Center. Read More »

Winners of the 2014 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education announced the national winners of the sixth annual Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, the nation's premier national environmental sustainability challenge that provides K-12 students with the tools and inspiration to improve their schools, communities and world. Read More »

Honeywell and NASA Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Collaboration with FMA Live!

Honeywell and NASA are celebrating 10 years of collaboration with FMA Live! Forces in Motion a newly expanded, award-winning, hip-hop physics education program that inspires middle school students to learn and enjoy math and science in a compelling, fun and memorable way. Read More »

ASCD Presents Inaugural Whole Child Symposium

ASCD is pleased to present the inaugural Whole Child Symposium (WCS), themed "Choosing Your Tomorrow Today." With ongoing discussions throughout the spring, the symposium conversation will uncover what ASCD and education leaders want for our children's future and what is needed for their education today. Read More »

Siemens Makes Nearly $660M Investment in Software Grants for MA Schools

Siemens announced nearly $660 million of in-kind software grants for manufacturing programs at vocational high schools, technical community colleges and universities throughout Massachusetts. Students will now have access to the same Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) software used throughout the global manufacturing industry to design, develop and manufacture some of the world’s most sophisticated products in a variety of industries, Read More »

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 »