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Discovery Communications Supports White House My Brother's Keeper Initiative

Discovery Education announced details on a series of town hall discussions on the My Brother's Keeper initiative. A White House program, My Brother's Keeper seeks to improve the life outcomes of boys and young men of color through public-private partnerships and other measures. Read More »

Finalists in Annual Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Toyota and Discovery Education's Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, now in its fourth year, invites teens across the country to create short videos to inspire their friends to drive more safely and avoid risky behavior behind the wheel. Today, Toyota and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced the ten finalists chosen from more than 1,000 videos that were submitted this year. Read More »

Teachers Will Tune Up Their Skills in the Music City

ASCD will host thousands of educators to explore bold new directions in their teaching practice at the 2015 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence. Held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., June 26-28, the conference will bring together diverse teachers from around the globe to gain new strategies and solutions for making excellent teaching a reality in every classroom. Read More »

Second Annual Digital Innovation in Learning Awards Open

EdSurge and Digital Promise are pleased to present the second annual "Digital Innovation in Learning Awards" (or the DILAs), a joint effort to celebrate what you are accomplishing in edtech, and more importantly, how it’s being accomplished. Educators, administrators, and organizations are invited to submit videos that showcase how they support teaching and learning. Read More »

Winners of Pearson's Second Annual Student Coding Contest

To help increase awareness of the importance of programming education, undergraduates from around the U.S. and Canada came together to compete in Pearson’s Second Annual Student Coding Contest. Judges observed as the three final contestants demonstrated how their apps will improve how others learn. Read More »

Teachers Recognized as 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

PBS LearningMedia announced the 100 educators selected for the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program. The program, which is in its third year, recognizes tech-savvy K-12 educators who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating digital media in classrooms. Read More »

SIIA Announces Education Finalists for 2015 CODiE Awards

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, yesterday announced the 157 finalists in Education categories for the 2015 SIIA CODiE Awards. These finalists represent applications, products and services from developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the K-20 sector. Read More »

Discovery Education Invites Educators To Participate in No Cost Professional Learning Tour

Education's Discovery Educator Network (DEN) invites teachers and administrators across the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom to participate in the 2015 DENapalooza tour. This series of no cost professional development events offers attendees actionable new tactics and strategies for integrating educational technologies into classroom instruction, as well as unique opportunities to network with their peers. Read More »

Naiku Announces First Round of Innovative Educator Grant Recipients

Naiku, a leading provider of next-generation student assessment solutions, is thrilled to award its first two Teacher Team School Grants to educators at West Gate Elementary School in Prince William County in Virginia and Pine City High School in Pine City Public Schools located in Minnesota. Naiku awarded grants to these teams to further the innovative work they are doing around differentiated instruction and personalized learning. Read More »

Discovery Education's Annual Spring VirtCon

Discovery Education invites teachers and administrators worldwide to participate in the upcoming Spring VirtCon on Saturday, April 25. This no-cost, day-long professional development event offers both virtual and face-to-face opportunities for educators to learn actionable tactics and strategies for deepening the integration of digital media into classroom instruction. Read More »