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6th Annual Follett Challenge

Does your school have a cool, unique program it would like share with the world? If so, the $200,000 Follett Challenge - an advocacy program that rewards groundbreaking educational programs - launched its sixth annual contest this week. All K-12 schools/districts, public and private, in the U.S. and Canada are eligible to apply. Read More »

SETDA Honors Dale Erquiaga,

SETDA announced today Dale Erquiaga, Chief Strategy Officer for the Office of the Governor in Nevada as the recipient of the SETDA State Policy Maker of the Year Award. Mr. Erquiaga was honored for his vision and leadership in support for the effective use of technology in Nevada during the 2016 Leadership Summit: Leading Innovation for All Learners. Read More »

A4LE's School Planning & Architecture Award Winners

Projects of Distinction for new construction, Lighthouse Awards recognizing renovation projects and Design Concept Awards were presented for outstanding planning and inspired architectural design of high quality learning spaces to six exceptional projects during the recent Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) LearningSCAPES Conference Read More »

SETDA Honors Candice Dodson, IN DOE

SETDA, the principal membership association of U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders announced today Candice Dodson, Director of e-Learning for the Indiana Department of Education, as the recipient of the SETDA State Leader of the Year Award. Dodson accepted the award at the 2016 SETDA Leadership Summit: Leading Innovation for All Learners Read More »

Regional Finalists for the 2016 Siemens Competition

The Siemens Foundation today announced the 2016 class of regional finalists for the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. This year, 96 regional finalists have been invited to advance to the next round of the competition where they will vie for college scholarships... Read More »

Discovery Education and 3M Announce 2016 Science Competition Winner SI

Discovery Education and 3M have named 13-year-old Maanasa Mendu from Mason, OH the winner of the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). Mendu created HARVEST, a bio-inspired energy device that uses solar and wind power to create energy. Read More »

itslearning Launches "The Heart of Education" Award

itslearning, a leading learning management system provider, is excited to launch its inaugural "The Heart of Education" award program. This program honors K-12 teachers who are using technology in new and engaging ways to connect with their students. Two winning entries will each receive a $5,000 grant. Read More »

2016 School Planning & Architecture Award Winners

Projects of Distinction for new construction, Lighthouse Awards recognizing renovation projects and Design Concept Awards were presented for outstanding planning and inspired architectural design of high quality learning spaces to six exceptional projects during the recent Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) LearningSCAPES Conference... Read More »

SchoolsNEXT Winners Changing the Face of Education

Seven teams of middle school students from across the globe met at the Association for Learning Environments LearningSCAPES Conference in Philadelphia to compete in the final leg of the 2016 SchoolsNEXT competition. With the intent to bring the student voice into the planning and design of exceptional learning environments, the students demonstrated their passion in rethinking the requisites of tomorrow's 21st century learning environments Read More »

Envision and Discovery Education Launch Nationwide Contest

The 2017 Presidential Inauguration Leadership Summit is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students and teachers to witness history and make an impact on the future. Now, Envision, a leading experiential education organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, are launching the Champions for Change Contest - Read More »