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 Global Knowledge Upgrades On-Demand Learning Experience http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/global-knowledge-upgrades-on-demand-learning-experience.html Global Knowledge, worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, announced the September 21 launch of its upgraded on-demand learning experience, the Global Knowledge Learning Platform, which is the result of extensive research and customer input. Created in response to market demand with over 100 courses and counting, the Global Knowledge Learning Platform helps individuals and enterprises upgrade existing skills, acquire new ones and address gaps. ]]> Wednesday, September 13, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/global-knowledge-upgrades-on-demand-learning-experience.html Toshiba and NSTA 26th Annual ExploraVision Competition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/toshiba-and-nsta-26th-annual-exploravision-competition.html Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are kicking off the 26th annual Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision program, officially opening registration for entries. Sponsored by Toshiba and administered by NSTA, the ExploraVision program challenges participants to use problem-solving, critical thinking and team-building skills to imagine solutions to real-life issues. ]]> Wednesday, September 06, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/toshiba-and-nsta-26th-annual-exploravision-competition.html Primary Concepts Launches Student Art Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/primary-concepts-launches-student-art-contest.html Primary Concepts, producer of PreK-3 products and curriculum, is promoting its annual student art contest. Each year the company features student art on the front of its catalogs that are seen by thousands of educators around the country. Educators or parents who submit winning entries will receive a gift card redeemable for up to $500 of Primary Concepts materials, while winning students receive $50. ]]> Tuesday, September 05, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/primary-concepts-launches-student-art-contest.html Novo Nordisk and Discovery Education Launch National Community Health Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/novo-nordisk-and-discovery-education-launch-national-community-health-challenge.html Novo Nordisk and Discovery Education are challenging elementary school students to come up with new ways to help their neighbors make healthier lifestyle choices while leading more active lives. "Super Health, Super You," a three-year educational program announced today, is designed to help elementary school teachers incorporate healthy lifestyle education into their curricula both inside and outside the classroom. ]]> Thursday, August 31, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/novo-nordisk-and-discovery-education-launch-national-community-health-challenge.html LearnLaunch and EDmarket Collaborate on Joint Conference http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/learnlaunch-and-edmarket-collaborate-on-joint-conference.html he Education Market Association (EDmarket) and LearnLaunch are co-locating the Investor Summit and Demo Day with the debut of EDchannels, a new industry conference dedicated to exploring emerging go-to-market edtech trends and strategies. The joint event will take place in Boston, MA on September 25-26, 2017 at the Hilton Boston Back Bay Hotel. ]]> Thursday, August 24, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/learnlaunch-and-edmarket-collaborate-on-joint-conference.html Inspiring Schools Honored by Fuel Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/inspiring-schools-honored-by-fuel-education.html Schools across the country are finding inventive ways to use online and blended learning programs to meet diverse student needs. The Fuel Education Transformation Awards program celebrates those schools, districts, or organizations that are transforming the way teachers teach and students learn using digital learning solutions. ]]> Wednesday, August 23, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/inspiring-schools-honored-by-fuel-education.html Impero Software Announces $2.5 Million "Back-to-School Tech Grant" http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/impero-software-announces--2-5-million--back-to-school-tech-grant-.html Impero, a leading provider of classroom management, network management and online safety software, is offering a $2.5 million "Back to School Tech Grant," program which provides access to Impero Education Pro and Impero EdLink at a subsidized rate to help schools overcome the challenges associated with technology initiatives. ]]> Monday, August 14, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/impero-software-announces--2-5-million--back-to-school-tech-grant-.html Read Outdoors with Ranger Rick Day Set To Debut this September http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/read-outdoors-with-ranger-rick-day-set-to-debut-this-september.html On September 8, the National Wildlife Federation will launch Read Outdoors with Ranger Rick Day! This new campaign and sweepstakes encourages families, groups, schools, and anyone with a child in their lives to pledge to conduct story time outside with Ranger Rick magazines, books, and content, and to participate in an outdoor nature activity. ]]> Monday, July 31, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/read-outdoors-with-ranger-rick-day-set-to-debut-this-september.html 5 Firms Selected To Design EDspaces 2017 Classrooms http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/5-firms-selected-to-design-edspaces-2017-classrooms.html The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is pleased to announce the results of the design competition for education session classrooms during the 2017 EDspaces Conference & Expo in Kansas City. The classrooms provide an extension of learning by allowing participants to experience firsthand the learning environments in action. ]]> Wednesday, July 26, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/5-firms-selected-to-design-edspaces-2017-classrooms.html StudySync Presents the 2017 MyStudySyncTV Contest Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/studysync-presents-the-2017-mystudysynctv-contest-winners.html StudySync has announced the winners of its fourth annual MyStudySyncTV contest. A panel of judges screened student-produced videos that mimicked the signature StudySync®TV videos of student-led literary discussion groups on texts within the StudySync program. ]]> Thursday, July 20, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/studysync-presents-the-2017-mystudysynctv-contest-winners.html Renewable Energy Education Training http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/renewable-energy-education-training.html REcharge Labs®, the creators of hands-on renewable energy activities, kits and comprehensive teaching training, is hosting its annual week-long teacher training called the REcharge Academy at Colorado State University (CSU). The programming blends lectures from industry experts, tours of energy facilities, and replicable hands-on K-12 lessons... ]]> Wednesday, July 19, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/renewable-energy-education-training.html Learning Counsel Events Inspire Educators Across the Country http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/learning-counsel-events-inspire-educators-across-the-country.html Rousing discourse about schools' and districts' digital transition was the order of the day at each of the 14 Learning Counsel spring Digital Curriculum Sustainability Discussion events. These day-long meetings of local Superintendents, Chief Academic Officers, CIOs, instructional technologists, principals, and teachers inspired conversations about digital curriculum sustainability... ]]> Wednesday, July 12, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/learning-counsel-events-inspire-educators-across-the-country.html SETDA Announces 2017 Student Voices Award Winner http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/setda-announces-2017-student-voices-award-winner.html SETDA announced Mountain Heights Academy located in West Jordan, Utah as the 2017 Student Voices Award Winner. SETDA recognized Mountain Heights Academy for leveraging technology to dramatically improve educational experiences and achievement for their students. ]]> Saturday, July 01, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/setda-announces-2017-student-voices-award-winner.html Teams Advancing in $15M Global Learning XPRIZE http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/teams-advancing-in--15m-global-learning-xprize.html XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and managing incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced 11 semi-finalists advancing in the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE. XPRIZE is challenging these semi-finalist teams to develop open source and scalable software that will enable children in developing countries to teach themselves basic reading, writing and arithmetic within 15 months. ]]> Saturday, June 24, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/teams-advancing-in--15m-global-learning-xprize.html Discovery Education and 3M Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Young Scientist Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-3m-celebrate-10th-anniversary-of-young-scientist-challenge.html Discovery Education and 3M announced 10 finalists from across America as part of its Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, which is celebrating its landmark 10th anniversary. The annual premier competition recognizes scientific thinking and imagination in students grades 5-8 who dream up a solution to an everyday problem that ultimately could reshape and improve the way we live our lives. ]]> Tuesday, June 20, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-3m-celebrate-10th-anniversary-of-young-scientist-challenge.html CUE To Celebrate 40 Years http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cue-to-celebrate-40-years.html CUE is offering free memberships to celebrate the organization's 40-year anniversary in 2018. The promotion reduces the $40 annual dues by $40 during this promotion, which draws to a close at the 2018 CUE National Conference, set for March 14-17 in Palm Springs, California. We consider it CUE's way of thanking its members for forty years of inspiring innovative learners. ]]> Monday, June 19, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cue-to-celebrate-40-years.html Blackboard Announces Winners of 2017 Catalyst Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/blackboard-announces-winners-of-2017-catalyst-awards.html Blackboard Inc., a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, today announced the winners of the 2017 Blackboard Catalyst Awards. Founded in 2005, the annual Catalyst Awards recognize and honor innovation and excellence in the Blackboard global community of practice, where millions of educators and learners work every day to redefine what is possible when leveraging technology. ]]> Tuesday, June 13, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/blackboard-announces-winners-of-2017-catalyst-awards.html Chicago Students Win Iwitness Video Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/chicago-students-win--iwitness-video-challenge.html A group of students from Chicago who inspired their fellow students to embrace each other's unique identity has won the 2017 IWitness Video Challenge sponsored by USC Shoah Foundation. As the first-place winners of this year's short-video contest - which invites students to make a positive contribution to their communities- studnet sfro,m Walter Payton College Preparatory High School will split the $5,000 in scholarship ]]> Tuesday, June 13, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/chicago-students-win--iwitness-video-challenge.html Tech & Learning Announces 2017 Leaders of the Year http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tech---learning-announces-2017-leaders-of-the-year.html Tech & Learning magazine, published by NewBay, has named three educators as winners in its 2017 Leader of the Year program. According to the editors, these visionaries exemplify extraordinary leadership when it comes to the implementation of technology in their schools, often working within budgetary restrictions and limited resources. ]]> Monday, June 12, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tech---learning-announces-2017-leaders-of-the-year.html AAP Announces Winners of Golden Lamp Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/aap-announces-winners-of-golden-lamp-awards.html Winners of the Golden Lamp Awards, which are the top educational resources of the year, were announced by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) PreK-12 Learning Group during the inaugural AAP Celebrates dinner. The Golden Lamp winners represent the best of the best from the Learning Group’s REVERE Awards, an annual program that evaluates effective and engaging resources for teaching and learning in any media. ]]> Saturday, June 10, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/aap-announces-winners-of-golden-lamp-awards.html