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Naiku Announces Innovative Educator Grants

Naiku announced the formation of an educational grant program for innovative teachers and teacher teams. The grants, valued at $250,000, will be awarded to educators through the spring and next school year. The awards are designed to support innovative teachers and teacher teams in utilizing learner-centric assessment practices in the classroom to differentiate instruction and personalize learning for all students. Read More »

eSchool Media To Launch E3 Regional Assembly Series

eSchool Media is thrilled to announce the launch of its eSchool Experience and Exchange Regional Assembly Series (E3). The vision behind the E3 series is to shed light on and provide a venue for collaboration between school, district and industry leaders to openly discuss and address the challenges facing education today and those of tomorrow while fostering conversations that lead to real, actionable solutions for our kids. Read More »

Samsung and Girls Who Code Announce Winners of Samsung Mobile App Challenge

Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC and Girls Who Code (GWC) announced today the winners of their joint mobile application (app) development competition, Samsung Mobile App Challenge. GWC members were challenged to design and code a mobile app that addresses a need in their school or community. Samsung created the coding challenge to enhance GWC’s existing coding education and inspire girls to see STEM as an exciting, interesting discipline to pursue in school and beyond. Read More »

SIIA, edWeb, and MCH Announce SIIA Educators' Choice Award

Each year, the Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) spotlights new companies and products in the education technology market with a semi-annual Innovation Incubator Awards Competition. and MCH Strategic Data co-sponsored the presentation of the Educators' Choice Award for the best new company/product by hosting an online presentation by each of the Innovation Incubator Read More »

Ascend Education Announces Explorations Contest

Ascend Education announced the Create Your Own Math Exploration Contest today. Educators submitting ideas for online math explorations for its Ascend Math product will be eligible to win cash prizes. Ascend Math is an intensive online math intervention program shown to help struggling students gain two or more grade levels in as little as a semester. Read More »

C. Blohm & Associates and Selling to Schools Release 'EdNET Insider' Series

EdNET Insider, a new Internet radio interview series recorded during EdNET 2014, is now available on SellingtoSchools Radio. Each 15-minute podcast captures reactions from the education industry's brightest minds and thought leaders, who share advice on ways to leverage K-12 ed-tech market trends and opportunities being discussed at EdNET 2014. Read More »

Britannica Again Joins DuPont To Honor Young Science Writers

Britannica® Digital Learning announced today that for the fourth year in a row it will be a partner company for The DuPont Challenge, the acclaimed essay contest for middle- and high-school students that recognizes excellence in science writing. Britannica will provide a host of prizes to the winners, including a set of educational apps and more than 65 e-books on scientific topics. Read More »

Follett Challenge Deadline Set for Jan. 9

The deadline to enter the fourth annual competition is Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. A total of $200,000 in products and services from Follett will be awarded to the winning entries. The Follett Challenge is designed to empower educators with a platform to tell the world about how their innovative teaching and learning programs are preparing students for the demands of the 21st century. Read More »

Top Math Teachers Invited To Join LearnZillion Dream Team

LearnZillion, a digital curriculum and professional learning platform used by more than 550,000 educators, is recruiting top K-8 mathematics teachers for its 2015 Dream Team. Selected each year through a highly competitive process, these teachers are united in their goal to develop themselves and each other through a collaborative process of creating, curating and sharing high-quality Common Core resources for use with students. Read More »

Girls Thinking Global Launch and Première To Be Held in New York City

Girls Thinking Global (GTG) announces its formal launch and première in New York on December 8, 2014. The launch event also premières their first International Documentary highlighting the work of the Jungle Mamas, an exemplary program which is part of The Pachamama Alliance. Jungle Mamas trains indigenous Achuar women and adolescents in the Ecuadorian Amazon to become birthing attendants, reducing maternal and neonatal mortality across the region. Read More »