EdNET Insight - Announcements http://www.ednetinsight.com en-us http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Central by Imulus (http://imulus.com) info@ednetinsight.com Capstone Announces Scrap City Contest Winner http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/capstone-announces-scrap-city-contest-winner.html Capstone announced the winner of its "Create the Scrappers" contest inspired by the publication of its new middle grade story of friendship and adventure, Scrap City. The contest invited children ages 7-12 to create their own "Scrapper" - a handmade unique mechanical friend - out of old parts, pieces, and household items. ]]> Wednesday, February 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/capstone-announces-scrap-city-contest-winner.html ASCD Legislative Agenda http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ascd-legislative-agenda.html ASCD released its 2016 Legislative Agenda, calling on policymakers and stakeholders to align educational programs and create a coherent system to support and develop the whole learner, from early childhood to graduation. Each of the policy recommendations made in the agenda is focused on promoting comprehensive success for students, educators, schools, communities, and the nation. ]]> Wednesday, February 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ascd-legislative-agenda.html Maryknoll School Receives Edmentum's Rock Star School Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/maryknoll-school-receives-edmentum-s-rock-star-school-award.html Maryknoll School will be presented Edmentum's Rock Star School Award. The award recognizes outstanding schools for their innovative use of technology solutions in the classroom. Maryknoll School is pioneering a tailored approach to education through their Mx Scholar Programs, the first of which is focused on a STEM & aerospace curriculum ... ]]> Tuesday, February 02, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/maryknoll-school-receives-edmentum-s-rock-star-school-award.html Mackin’s Transform Your School Library Movement http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/mackin-s-transform-your-school-library-movement.html Mackin Educational Resources announced the formation of the TYSL movement, or Transform Your School Library. This philanthropic endeavor was designed to provide school librarians and educators with critical information related to the evolution of today’s school library. ]]> Saturday, January 30, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/mackin-s-transform-your-school-library-movement.html Discovery Education and CUE Unveil New Library of Thought Leadership Presentations http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-cue-unveil-new-library-of-thought-leadership-presentations.html Discovery Education and CUE are sharing with educators nationwide the library of presentations from a unique leadership symposium. These presentations explore a variety of critical topics, including using professional development to support device deployment, communicating with stakeholders, improving attendance and discipline during the digital transition, and more, and were delivered by school leaders from across California ]]> Thursday, January 28, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-cue-unveil-new-library-of-thought-leadership-presentations.html USC Shoah Foundation Announces 2016 IWitness Video Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/usc-shoah-foundation-announces-2016-iwitness-video-challenge.html Middle and high school students have the chance to win scholarships of up to $5,000 - and additional money for their educators and schools -- by entering the third annual IWitness Video Challenge hosted by USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education. ]]> Wednesday, January 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/usc-shoah-foundation-announces-2016-iwitness-video-challenge.html Cricket Media Leads with Most Wins in the 2016 Parents’ Choice Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cricket-media-leads-with-most-wins-in-the-2016-parents--choice-awards.html Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, announced today that all 11 of its Cricket Media magazines were honored with gold medals in the 2016 Parents’ Choice awards. The Parents’ Choice Awards is the nation's oldest nonprofit program created to recognize quality in children's media. ]]> Wednesday, January 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cricket-media-leads-with-most-wins-in-the-2016-parents--choice-awards.html EDmarket Celebrates Centennial Year http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edmarket-celebrates-centennial-year.html The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is celebrating 100 years of service to the educational products industry with year-long tributes to its remarkable history. In addition to the 100th anniversary logo in use during 2016, a digital timeline has been launched on the website that categorizes the key accomplishments and major milestones of the association by decade. ]]> Tuesday, January 19, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edmarket-celebrates-centennial-year.html Capstone Launches 25th Anniversary "We Buy, You Fly" Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/capstone-launches-25th-anniversary--we-buy--you-fly--contest.html Capstone is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2016 by launching a national contest for educators and booksellers to win the opportunity to attend key industry conferences. Capstone's "We Buy, You Fly" contest invites librarians, teachers, administrators, and booksellers to share their favorite story about Capstone for the chance to win a trip... ]]> Monday, January 18, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/capstone-launches-25th-anniversary--we-buy--you-fly--contest.html Capstone Celebrates Milestone 25th Anniversary in 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/capstone-celebrates-milestone-25th-anniversary-in-2016.html Capstone celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2016. Among the publisher's yearlong celebration at conferences and online includes special promotions and giveaways for customers, exclusive events with an open house party at its headquarters office in North Mankato this summer, a Mayoral Proclamation for "Capstone Day," and a national contest for educators and booksellers to win a trip to key industry conferences in 2017. ]]> Wednesday, January 13, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/capstone-celebrates-milestone-25th-anniversary-in-2016.html Inaugural 'Summit on Innovating Academic Credentials' http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/inaugural--summit-on-innovating-academic-credentials-.html Parchment and Connecting Credentials National Dialogue - an initiative supported by Lumina Foundation - announced the First Annual Summit on Innovating Academic Credentials. The Parchment Summit will gather leaders from higher education, business, philanthropy and technology to explore the transformative potential of technology in extending the reach and meaning of academic credentials. ]]> Tuesday, December 15, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/inaugural--summit-on-innovating-academic-credentials-.html Samsung, Boys & Girls Clubs of America Team To Encourage STEM Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/samsung--boys---girls-clubs-of-america-team-to-encourage-stem-education.html Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Samsung Electronics America are teaming up again to equip the next generation of kids and teens with the tools they need for a successful future in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). ]]> Saturday, December 12, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/samsung--boys---girls-clubs-of-america-team-to-encourage-stem-education.html Pearson Announces 2016 Online Learning Excellence Award Finalists http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pearson-announces-2016-online-learning-excellence-award-finalists.html Pearson announced this week the 20 finalists for the 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards for outstanding K-20 leaders working in online or blended learning environments. The awards honor educators and administrators who have demonstrated measurable best practices and innovation in online education. ]]> Wednesday, December 09, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pearson-announces-2016-online-learning-excellence-award-finalists.html Prizes in 2015 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/prizes-in-2015-siemens-competition-in-math--science---technology.html Three students, one from Jupiter, Fla. and a team from Manhasset, N.Y., were awarded grand prizes of $100,000 scholarships for their significant research in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. The winners were selected from nearly 1,800 student project submissions. ]]> Wednesday, December 09, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/prizes-in-2015-siemens-competition-in-math--science---technology.html Samsung Awards $20,000 in Technology to 51 Public Schools http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/samsung-awards--20-000-in-technology-to-51-public-schools.html Samsung Electronics America (SEA) today announced the 51 state winners of the 6th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest (#SamsungSolve), the company’s $2 million* flagship program that supports its nationwide initiative to boost enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education among students in grades K-12 in partnership with BrainPOP, Adobe and the National Environmental Education Foundation. ]]> Wednesday, December 09, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/samsung-awards--20-000-in-technology-to-51-public-schools.html Mackin Sponsors Regional Teacher of the Month Project; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/mackin-sponsors-regional-teacher-of-the-month-project-.html Mackin Educational Resources became the latest supporter of The Post Bulletin newspaper’s Teacher of the Month and Newspaper In Education program. In support of this effort, Mackin has agreed to provide each winning educator with a generous gift certificate to purchase materials needed for their classroom and school. ]]> Monday, December 07, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/mackin-sponsors-regional-teacher-of-the-month-project-.html PBS LearningMedia's 4th Annual Digital Innovators Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pbs-learningmedia-s-4th-annual-digital-innovators-program.html Educators from across the country who excel at using technology and digital media to support student learning are encouraged to enter the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program. PBS LearningMedia has announced the 4th annual program in which K-12 teachers and administrators are recognized for their creative and unprecedented use of digital media in the classroom. ]]> Tuesday, December 01, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pbs-learningmedia-s-4th-annual-digital-innovators-program.html Rachael Ray Show Surprises a MA Teacher with Lightspeed Technologies' Donation http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/rachael-ray-show-surprises-a-ma-teacher-with-lightspeed-technologies--donation.html The Rachael Ray Show surprised kindergarten teacher Heidi Solivan with a gift of four Redcat audio systems from Lightspeed Technologies, the trusted provider of classroom audio solutions. ]]> Sunday, November 29, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/rachael-ray-show-surprises-a-ma-teacher-with-lightspeed-technologies--donation.html Knovation Honors Districts for Outstanding Usage of Online Learning Resources http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/knovation-honors-districts-for-outstanding-usage-of-online-learning-resources.html To recognize the top 100 districts using the Knovation Content Collection to personalize learning with reliable and engaging online resources, Knovation announces the recipients of its 2015 Digital Learning Awards. The program honors districts across the U.S. that use netTrekker or icurio to find, organize and share hundreds of thousands of standards-aligned resources ]]> Saturday, November 28, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/knovation-honors-districts-for-outstanding-usage-of-online-learning-resources.html ASCD Announces 2016 Leadership Institute for Legislative Advocacy http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ascd-announces-2016-leadership-institute-for-legislative-advocacy.html ASCD has announced the 2016 Leadership Institute for Legislative Advocacy (LILA), to be held January 24 to 26 in Arlington, Va. The conference will help educators at all levels—from teachers to administrators—acquire the skills to become advocates for the profession, and it will also provide them with the opportunity to use those skills in meetings with their congressional representatives. ]]> Saturday, November 28, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ascd-announces-2016-leadership-institute-for-legislative-advocacy.html