Announcements RSS Feed

Learning and Health Model Highlighted by the ASHA

The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model for student learning and health, developed by ASCD and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and announced in March 2014, is the subject of the latest issue of the Journal of School Health (JOSH), the journal of the American School Health Association (ASHA). In addition, five sessions at the 2015 ASHA School Health Conference, which is being held from October 15 to 17 in Orlando, Fla., will focus on the model and its application. Read More »

Discovery Education Winner of U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Award

he U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center has named Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, the winner of the 2015 Corporate Citizenship Awards, in the category of Best Corporate Steward, Small and Middle-Market. IBM won in the category of Best Corporate Steward, Large Business. Read More »

2015 Flashlight Award Winners

The Data Quality Campaign's Flashlight Awards recognize education visionaries, leaders, and trailblazers who are championing the power of effective data use to support families and educators in their efforts to improve student achievement. The awards celebrate outstanding work at the state and local levels, shining a light on individuals and organizations that have embraced a culture of data in service of students. Read More »

The Data Quality Campaign Awards Education Leaders

The Data Quality Campaign (DQC) today announced the finalists for the 2015 Flashlight Awards. The award recognizes school districts that are using data to answer questions, empower educators, and transparently communicate with parents and the public. Read More »

TeacherLists Announces ‘Schools Work Smarter' Winner

TeacherLists, the smarter way to manage, share and find school supply lists, announces St. John Brebeuf School in Niles, Ill. as the winner of the 2015 ‘Schools Work Smarter’ sweepstakes. St. John Brebeuf School was selected out of 500 schools to receive a $5,000 prize to help fund a 1:1 technology initiative in the 2015-2016 school year. Read More »

XPRIZE and Google Announce Winners of STEM Competition

XPRIZE and Google today announced the winners of the 2015 MOONBOTS Challenge, also considered the “Google Lunar XPRIZE for Kids.” It is an international competition that inspires the next generation of space explorers and innovators by inviting kids ages 8-17 to design, create and program their own lunar rover, based on a legend or theory that inspires them about the moon. Read More »

edWeb Partners with the First National Digital Citizenship Summi is delighted to announce its partnership with the first national Digital Citizenship Summit to be held in West Hartford, CT, on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The Digital Citizenship Summit is an all-day national conference focused on the safe, savvy, and ethical use of technology. Sessions will focus on a broad range of topics such as online reputation, empathy online, and proper social media use. Read More »

Samsung's Annual $2 Million STEM Education Contest

Samsung Electronics America (SEA) announced the launch of the company’s 6th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow (#SamsungSolve) program and the call for entry submissions. Samsung’s flagship citizenship initiative is one of many innovative programs designed to address the growing education gap and career development shortage in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in the U.S. Read More »

Nominations Open for 2016 Ed Tech CODiE Awards

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is accepting nominations for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards. Developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the K-20 sector are invited to nominate applications, products and services. This year’s program features 29 Education categories, several of which are new or updated to reflect the latest industry trends and business models. Read More »

Call for Speaking Proposals for 2016 Cite Conference

Read More »