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Learning First Alliance Honors Governor James B. Hunt

The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, has named Governor James B. Hunt as its 2014 Education Visionary Award winner. For more than 35 years, Gov. Hunt, the former Governor of North Carolina and foundation chair of The Hunt Institute, has been dedicated to - and actively working toward - the improvement of public education from early childhood to higher education. Read More »

Interactive Online Program for FlipCon14

The Flipped Learning Network™ announces the launch of a new interactive online program for FlipCon14. New this year, the interactive online program includes details such as session descriptions, speaker biographies, event-specific hashtags and more. As a "flipped conference," pre-conference work, or homework, is also listed for participants to do before they arrive. Read More »

Winners of National 'fit 4 The Classroom' Sweepstakes

Sanford Health, WebMD and Discovery Education announced today the winners of the 'fit 4 the classroom' national sweepstakes, awarding educators with funds to expand health and wellness initiatives at their schools. Read More »

myON and IRA Announce Winner of First “legends In Literacy” Award

The International Reading Association’s (IRA) annual conference has begun with an exciting focus on 21st-century literacy. At an awards ceremony last night, elementary school teacher Janice Gowdy was honored as the 2014 “Literacy Legend”. The national contest, sponsored by myON and IRA, was created to honor educators that are promoting literacy in their classrooms, schools and beyond. Read More »

AAP PreK-12 Learning Group Announces Finalists for the Beacon Awards

The PreK-12 Learning Group of the Association of American Publishers is pleased to announce the 2014 finalists of the Beacon Awards, which are given to the leading companies and organizations for their exceptional marketing campaigns that promote educational products. Read More »

USDLA 2014 International Awards Presented

The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) presented its 2014 International Distance Learning Awards in conjunction with the 2014 National Conference. These prestigious International Awards are presented annually to organizations and individuals engaged in the development and delivery of distance learning programs. Read More »

PASCO Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation

Inching toward its 50th anniversary this year, PASCO scientific continues its zest for innovation-the company's hallmark since founder and president Paul Stokstad began developing products for teaching science from the garage of his parents' Lafayette, California home in the summer of 1964. Read More »

Award Winners Will Be Recognized at ISTE 2014

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) announced its 2014 award winners. Each year ISTE recognizes individuals who are transforming learning, teaching and leading in the digital age. The winners will be honored at ISTE 2014, to be held June 28-July 1 at the Georgia World Conference Center in Atlanta. Read More »

Farmers Insurance Announces National Competition

Farmers Insurance announced the launch a national competition, the "Dream Big Challenge" that will award five outstanding teachers with grants of up to $100,000 each, for a total of $500,000, to profoundly transform their schools and communities. Read More »

Nation's Top Teachers Selected for 'Dream Team' by LearnZillion

LearnZillion announces its 2014 Dream Team of 200 talented math and English language arts (ELA) teachers. Selected through a highly competitive international application process, Dream Team members represent the best of district, charter and independent educators from 42 states and three countries. Read More »