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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 »

Top 10 U.S. Schools Win Awards for Moving to Digital Curriculum

The Learning Counsel selected the schools based on their strategy elements; digital curriculum tactics and content coverage models; organizational practices and systems; successful shift in teaching; and educator and student technology provisions, training, and active use of digital curriculum. Read More »

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program Announced

PBS LearningMedia announced the third annual 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program for tech-savvy K-12 educators. The program recognizes the top 100 applicants nationwide who are incorporating digital media in classrooms and serving as leaders in educational technology. Read More »

15 Schools Named Exemplars of 21st Century Learning

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) has named 15 additional schools from across the United States as exemplars of 21st century learning for 2015. The 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program, shares and celebrates the experiences of schools and districts that have successfully transformed their students’ learning by incorporating elements of the P21 Framework into teacher practice, curriculum, assessment, and professional development. Read More »

Nominations Open for Second Annual Legends in Literacy Awards

myON announced that nominations are now open for the Second Annual Legends in Literacy Awards, to be presented in 2015. The awards are co-sponsored by the International Reading Association (IRA) and MetaMetrics. The 2015 awards will recognize one individual and one team for their work and commitment to literacy, Read More »

DA Presents Its Annual Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products

Continuing to recognize the best of the best, the editors of District Administration magazine are proud to present this year’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products, which were selected from more than 2,400 unique nominations. Up from 1,800 nominations in 2013, this is yet another record-breaking year. Read More »

Facing History and Ourselves Announces Winner of Teacher Recognition Contest

Voters from around the world have chosen Hayden Frederick-Clarke of Boston, Massachusetts, as the winner of the Facing History Together 2014 Teacher Recognition Contest, the international nonprofit organization Facing History and Ourselves announced today. A 10th-grade teacher at Charlestown High School in Boston, Frederick-Clarke will receive a $5,000 award Read More »

CoSN Issues Four Tech Action Steps for Superintendents

CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) today released its second professional learning module for superintendents, titled “Four Action Steps for Strengthening the Technology Leadership Team.” Developed in partnership with AASA, The School Superintendents Association, the guidelines further expand CoSN’s The Empowered Superintendent initiative and will strengthen the collaboration among school system leaders. Read More »

SIIA Education Division Announces 2015 Board of Directors

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, today announced new members of its Education Division Board of Directors. These newly elected and appointed executives from SIIA member companies represent a broad spectrum of corporate interests, and their visionary leadership will help guide the education technology industry during this time of seismic change. Read More »