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 EDspaces Grant Program Awards Announced http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edspaces-grant-program-awards-announced.html The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is pleased to announce that key facility decision makers from 13 universities and community colleges and 71 schools and districts with billions in planned renovation and construction dollars were awarded EDspaces 2016 Educational Facility Improvement Grants. ]]> Thursday, July 21, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edspaces-grant-program-awards-announced.html Tech & Learning Awards MackinVIA Best of Show at ISTE 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tech---learning-awards-mackinvia-best-of-show-at-iste-2016.html Mackin was awarded the prestigious Best of Show Award for the second year running at this year's International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference for their digital content management system, MackinVIA™. The award spotlights those products and services that show the greatest promise for educators and students, according to the country's most tech-savvy educators. ]]> Wednesday, July 06, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tech---learning-awards-mackinvia-best-of-show-at-iste-2016.html SETDA Announces 2016 Student Voices Award Winner http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/setda-announces-2016-student-voices-award-winner.html SETDA announced Northfield Community Middle School (NCMS) from Northfield, New Jersey as the 2016 Student Voices Award Winner. Northfield was recognized for leveraging technology to dramatically improve educational experiences and achievement for their students. ]]> Sunday, July 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/setda-announces-2016-student-voices-award-winner.html 2016 Young Scientist Challenge Finalists http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2016-young-scientist-challenge-finalists.html Discovery Education and 3M announce 10 student finalists from across America in the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). 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 the way we live our lives. ]]> Tuesday, June 28, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2016-young-scientist-challenge-finalists.html PR with Panache! Will Host Carl Hooker's Book Signing http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pr-with-panache--will-host-carl-hooker-s-book-signing.html During ISTE 2016 in Denver, PR with Panache! will host a book signing by Carl Hooker, the Director of Innovation and Digital Learning at Eanes ISD (TX) and the founder of iPadpalooza. On Monday, June 27, Hooker will sign copies of Mobile Learning Mindset: The District Leader's Guide to Implementation and Mobile Learning Mindset: The Principal's Guide to Implementation. ]]> Wednesday, June 22, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pr-with-panache--will-host-carl-hooker-s-book-signing.html Tech & Learning Launches Enhanced Social Media Hub for ISTE http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tech---learning-launches-enhanced-social-media-hub-for-iste.html Tech & Learning (T&L) announced an enhanced version of Tech & Learning's Live @ ISTE social media hub where editors will curate in real time the hottest social media posts and trending comments before, during, and after the ISTE 2016 Show. The social media hub has been specially designed for high performance on mobile phones, laptops, and tablets. ]]> Tuesday, June 21, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tech---learning-launches-enhanced-social-media-hub-for-iste.html Women Leaders in Education Conference Features Three Distinguished Superintendents http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/women-leaders-in-education-conference-features-three-distinguished-superintendents.html On July 31 and August 1 in Boston, the Women Leaders in Education Conference will gather some of the industry's top thought leaders to share their insight with attendees. The program for the conference, which is produced by LRP Conferences LLC, is a combination of interactive, collaborative workshops and keynote presentations. ]]> Friday, June 17, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/women-leaders-in-education-conference-features-three-distinguished-superintendents.html EPS Literacy and Intervention Announces 2016 S.P.I.R.E. Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/eps-literacy-and-intervention-announces-2016-s-p-i-r-e--awards.html EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, Inc., announced the winners of its 2016 S.P.I.R.E.® (Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence) Awards, which honor students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading proficiency, as well as the teachers who go above and beyond every day to ensure every student has the opportunity to improve their reading and comprehension skills. ]]> Wednesday, June 08, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/eps-literacy-and-intervention-announces-2016-s-p-i-r-e--awards.html CSTA Conference http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/csta-conference.html The 2016 Annual Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) will be held July 10-12 in San Diego, CA. Districts from all over the U.S. will be attending this meeting to prepare for the growth in computer science education. CSTA is committed to the #CSforAll Intiative ]]> Thursday, May 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/csta-conference.html National KidWind Challenge Champions Announced http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/national-kidwind-challenge-champions-announced.html To inspire students in grades 4-12 to explore their passion for renewable energy and engineering, KidWind hosted the National KidWind Challenge. A total of 49 teams of students competed for the chance to win the grand prize of $1,500 cash and Vernier Software & Technology lab equipment for their school, second place prizes of $750 in cash and equipment and third place prizes of $400 in cash and equipment. ]]> Wednesday, May 25, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/national-kidwind-challenge-champions-announced.html ETIN of SIIA to Host Symposium on Learning Ecosystems http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/etin-of-siia-to-host-symposium-on-learning-ecosystems.html The Education Industry Symposium (EIS) will be held July 25-27 at The Marriott Hotel City Center in Denver, Colorado. This conference will bring together 250-300 representatives from ed tech companies, publishers, start-ups, the financial community, professional associations, K-20 education institutions and the federal and state governments. It will also bring together member companies from ETIN and the former Education Industry Association (EIA). ]]> Thursday, May 19, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/etin-of-siia-to-host-symposium-on-learning-ecosystems.html Idaho District Wins 2016 Fuel Education™ Transformation Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/idaho-district-wins-2016-fuel-education--transformation-award.html Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education™ (FuelEd™) has named Bonneville Online School (BOS) its 2016 Transformation Award winner. Schools and districts using FuelEd solutions were encouraged to submit success stories to demonstrate how they have used innovative online or blended learning programs to transform education for their students. ]]> Saturday, May 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/idaho-district-wins-2016-fuel-education--transformation-award.html KidWind Hosts National KidWind Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/kidwind-hosts-national-kidwind-challenge.html To celebrate students' interest in harnessing the power of wind energy, KidWind, the international leader of wind energy education, is hosting its annual National KidWind Challenge, where high school and middle school teams from around the country who have competed regionally and online come together to compete for top honors. ]]> Saturday, May 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/kidwind-hosts-national-kidwind-challenge.html Turnitin Opens Nominations for 2016 Global Innovation Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/turnitin-opens-nominations-for-2016-global-innovation-awards.html Turnitin has opened nominations for the 2016 Global Innovation Awards program, which recognizes educators who demonstrate excellence in promoting academic integrity, student engagement and the innovative use of Turnitin to support learning in their schools, colleges and institutions. ]]> Wednesday, May 11, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/turnitin-opens-nominations-for-2016-global-innovation-awards.html Shell and NSTA Announce 2016 Shell Urban Science Educator Development Award Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/shell-and-nsta-announce-2016-shell-urban-science-educator-development-award-winners.html Shell Oil Company and the National Science Teachers Association today announced the recipients of the annual Shell Urban Science Educator Development Award. The awardees (listed below) were honored at a special banquet and ceremony last month at the NSTA National Conference on Science Education in Nashville, Tenn. ]]> Tuesday, May 10, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/shell-and-nsta-announce-2016-shell-urban-science-educator-development-award-winners.html Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education Award Prizes in Healthy Living Initiative http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/healthy-weight-commitment-foundation-and-discovery-education-award-prizes-in-healthy-living-initiative.html The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education announced the winners of the 2016 Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes and Smart from the Start Awards, annually offered incentive programs from the Together Counts™ program. ]]> Monday, May 09, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/healthy-weight-commitment-foundation-and-discovery-education-award-prizes-in-healthy-living-initiative.html Staples Provides One Million Thank You Cards To Honor Teachers http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/staples-provides-one-million-thank-you-cards-to-honor-teachers.html To celebrate teachers and all they do, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is giving customers the opportunity to thank a teacher that has made a difference in their lives by providing one million free thank you cards in Staples’ stores across the country or Staples.com/giftcards during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2-6. ]]> Friday, May 06, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/staples-provides-one-million-thank-you-cards-to-honor-teachers.html Office Depot Allows Schools to Earn Free Supplies http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/office-depot-allows-schools-to-earn-free-supplies.html Office Depot, Inc., through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, allows schools from pre-kindergarten through the 12th grade to earn credits for free supplies through its exclusive “Give Back to Schools” program. Over $29 million in merchandise certificates have been issued to the more than 160,000 schools since the inception of Office Depot’s “Give Back to Schools” program. ]]> Tuesday, May 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/office-depot-allows-schools-to-earn-free-supplies.html Imagination Playground Announces WeAreTeachers Giveaway Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/imagination-playground-announces-weareteachers-giveaway-winners.html Imagination Playground, LLC announced today the winners of their giveaway contest conducted in partnership with WeAreTeachers, a popular online destination and social media brand providing teaching resources. The giveaway featured three Imagination Playground children’s building sets valued in total at over $6500, and included 300 additional prizes. ]]> Sunday, May 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/imagination-playground-announces-weareteachers-giveaway-winners.html Toyota and Discovery Announce Winners of TeenDrive365 Video Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/toyota-and-discovery-announce-winners-of-teendrive365-video-challenge.html Toyota and Discovery Education announced that the Sherwood High School students, of Montgomery County Public Schools in Olney, Md. (outside of Washington, D.C.) won the grand prize in the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge for their video "For the Whales." Now in its fifth year, the Toyota and Discovery Education challenge invites teens across the country to create public service videos to inspire their friends and peers to drive more safely. ]]> Sunday, May 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/toyota-and-discovery-announce-winners-of-teendrive365-video-challenge.html