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Promethean Announces the 2015 Cann Award Winners

Promethean is pleased to announce the winners of The 2015 Cann Awards. Established in honor of Promethean's founder Tony Cann, The Cann Awards honor the best in teaching from around the world, celebrating exceptional teachers and their contributions to society. Read More »

The Ocean Trash Write-Away: Short Fiction Contest

The new advocacy group Sapiens Plurum has joined forces with Arizona State University’s Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI), Ocean Conservancy and the Talk Like a Pirate (TLAP) folks to test this idea with a short fiction “write-away” contest. Today, they challenged young people and their teachers, around the globe, to dream of heroes who could combat the dilemma of ocean trash that pervades every major sea on Earth. Read More »

EDspaces Grant Program Helps Schools Achieve Peak Performance

The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is pleased to announce that 118 purchasing officials from 16 university and community colleges and 102 school districts with a total of just over $13 billion in planned renovation and construction were approved for 2015 Educational Facility Improvement Grants. Read More »

Tech & Learning Announces Best of Show Winners

For the second year, Tech & Learning is presenting its prestigious awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2015. The products below were selected by an anonymous panel of educator judges, who scoured the exhibit hall floor during the conference in Philadelphia. Read More »

ECS Celebrates 50th Anniversary and Unveils New Branding

The Education Commission of the States is celebrating its 50th anniversary at the 2015 National Forum on Education Policy this week in Denver. The organization is also excited to unveil a new brand identity at the National Forum. The new branding reflects ECS as a partner to state policymakers by providing personalized support and opportunities... Read More »

Girls Thinking Global To Discuss Empowering Adolescent Girls through Online Collaboration

Girls Thinking Global, an organization which connects nonprofits dedicated to supporting adolescent girls and women, will host a panel at ISTE 2015 to discuss the way we can support organizations that are dedicated to shaping the future of girls across the world. Read More »

Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists

Discovery Education and 3M have announced that 10 students from across the country have been named finalists in the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for their use of scientific thinking and imagination to dream up a solution to an everyday problem that could ultimately reshape the way we live our lives. Read More »

Tech & Learning Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Tech & Learning (T&L), published by NewBay Media, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year with a series of high-profile events and magazines designed to tackle today's issues while recognizing T&L's three-plus decades of covering and analyzing the industry. Notable happenings include the release of the popular "Most Influential List",... Read More »

City Year Receives $2.5 Million Grant

City Year, an education-focused nonprofit organization that helps students to stay in school and on track to graduation, announced today that it will standardize and scale its After-School middle school program with the support of a three-year $2.5 million grant from the New York Life Foundation. Read More »

EPS Literacy and Intervention Honors 2015 Academy Star Award Winners

EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, Inc., announced the winners of its 2015 Academy Star Awards, honoring students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading and math skills. The Academy Star Awards also recognize dedicated teachers who work every day to provide their students with the opportunity to achieve academic mastery. Read More »