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 New Partner APPA Brings Credentialing Program to EDspaces http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/new-partner-appa-brings-credentialing-program-to-edspaces.html The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is proud to announce that APPA is the latest Knowledge Partner for the EDspaces Conference & Expo. As a Knowledge Partner, APPA is bringing its Credentialing Program to EDspaces. Participants will receive a $200 discount when they register for both EDspaces and the APPA Credentialing Course on October 29 and 30 in Tampa, Florida. ]]> Tuesday, September 16, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/new-partner-appa-brings-credentialing-program-to-edspaces.html Honeywell and NASA Celebrate 10th Anniversary of FMA Live! http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/honeywell-and-nasa-celebrate-10th-anniversary-of-fma-live-.html Honeywell and NASA are celebrating 10 years of collaboration with FMA Live! Forces in Motion, an award-winning, hip-hop physics education program that inspires middle school students to learn and enjoy math and science in a compelling, fun and memorable way. The popular show will visit its 1,000th school during this special tour... ]]> Monday, September 15, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/honeywell-and-nasa-celebrate-10th-anniversary-of-fma-live-.html Call for Applications Now Open for the 2015 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/call-for-applications-now-open-for-the-2015-vernier-nsta-technology-awards.html Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are now accepting applications for the annual Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. Seven educators – one elementary teacher, two middle school teachers, three high school teachers, and one college-level educator – will be recognized for their innovative use of data-collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator, or other handheld device in the science classroom. ]]> Wednesday, September 10, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/call-for-applications-now-open-for-the-2015-vernier-nsta-technology-awards.html Nominations Now Open for the 30th Annual SIIA CODiE Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nominations-now-open-for-the-30th-annual-siia-codie-awards.html The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) opened nominations for the 2015 SIIA CODiE Awards. The 2015 CODiE Awards feature 14 new and updated categories, reflecting the dramatic changes in technology and business models impacting the software and information industries. The CODiE Awards have been the premier award for the software and information industries for 29 years. The awards program has three tracks organized by industry focus: Content, Education and Software. ]]> Monday, September 08, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nominations-now-open-for-the-30th-annual-siia-codie-awards.html 2014 EDspaces Innovation Awards Now Open http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2014-edspaces-innovation-awards-now-open.html EDspaces Innovation Awards competition is now open. The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is proud to partner with the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) to recognize manufacturers for excellence in product design for the learning environment. ]]> Monday, September 08, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2014-edspaces-innovation-awards-now-open.html Inaugural School Librarian of the Year Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/inaugural-school-librarian-of-the-year-award.html School Library Journal today announced the winners of the first annual School Librarian of the Year Award, which honors K-12 school library professionals for outstanding achievement and the exemplary use of 21st- century tools and services to engage students toward fostering multiple literacies. ]]> Wednesday, September 03, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/inaugural-school-librarian-of-the-year-award.html Oklahoma City Schools Selects Infinite Campus http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/oklahoma-city-schools-selects-infinite-campus.html Oklahoma’s largest school district will serve students more efficiently following its selection of Infinite Campus, a state-preferred vendor with a decade of WAVE reporting experience. Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) is upgrading from an old, text-based system and is impressed with the many features and tools in the modern, Web-based Infinite Campus District Edition. ]]> Saturday, August 30, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/oklahoma-city-schools-selects-infinite-campus.html Raytheon-Engineering Is Elementary® http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/raytheon-engineering-is-elementary-.html Raytheon Company is now accepting applications for its Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary® (EiE) Teacher Scholarship Program. During the 2014-15 school year, Raytheon will grant 30 awards of $2,500 each to elementary school teachers nationwide whose applications best demonstrate innovative methods of generating student enthusiasm about engineering concepts. ]]> Saturday, August 30, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/raytheon-engineering-is-elementary-.html Truenorthlogic Joins Digital Learning Alliance http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/truenorthlogic-joins-digital-learning-alliance.html Truenorthlogic, the leading talent management solution for K-12 school districts and state departments, joins the Digital Learning Alliance (DLA). The partnership will promote advocating for personalized education through technology by empowering legislators to pass new education reform. ]]> Thursday, August 28, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/truenorthlogic-joins-digital-learning-alliance.html Nomination Period Open for 2015 EdTech Digest Awards Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nomination-period-open-for-2015-edtech-digest-awards-program.html The fifth annual EdTech Digest Awards Recognition Program honoring tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sector is underway and accepting entries in all categories. The distinguished awards program recognizes outstanding solutions-and the best and brightest minds-in education and technology. ]]> Monday, August 25, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nomination-period-open-for-2015-edtech-digest-awards-program.html TLC: 40 Years Strong and Still Delivering the Future http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tlc--40-years-strong-and-still-delivering-the-future.html The Library Corporation is celebrating its 40th anniversary by enhancing its products and expanding its family of more than 4,500 libraries worldwide. Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma City recently entrusted its 6.5 million items, 600,000 patrons, and 19 locations with TLC’s CARL•X™, an integrated library system specially designed for the biggest and busiest libraries in the world. ]]> Saturday, August 16, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tlc--40-years-strong-and-still-delivering-the-future.html Compass Learning® and Renaissance Learning™ Partner http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/compass-learning--and-renaissance-learning--partner.html Partners To Bridge Assessment and Personalized Instruction for K-12 Classrooms; Compass Learning Incorporates Renaissance Learning STAR AssessmentsTM Data into Newly Launched Product Suite To Help Educators Accelerate Student Growth and Save Time with Integrated Technology ]]> Tuesday, July 29, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/compass-learning--and-renaissance-learning--partner.html Triumph Learning Joins Digital Learning Alliance http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/triumph-learning-joins-digital-learning-alliance.html Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 texts and interactive digital tools, announces its entry into the Digital Learning Alliance (DLA). The partnership will advance DLA’s mission of improving the United State’s education system and supporting efforts to drive digital learning that amplifies teacher impact. ]]> Monday, July 21, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/triumph-learning-joins-digital-learning-alliance.html CSTA Announces First Ever Administrator Impact Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/csta-announces-first-ever-administrator-impact-award.html Today, the Computer Science Teachers' Association (CSTA), in partnership with Code.org, announced that the inaugural Administrator Impact Award winner is Dr. Todd Ullah, from Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Ullah is the Administrator of Instruction for the Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and School Support supporting STEM and Computer Science education. ]]> Friday, July 18, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/csta-announces-first-ever-administrator-impact-award.html K12 Online Conference 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/k12-online-conference-2014.html This year's 9th Annual K12 Online Conference theme is "Igniting Innovation," and conference sessions will provide free, open, online professional learning for teachers around the world. The strands for this year's conference are Gamification, Stories for Learning, Passion-Driven Learning, and STEAM. ]]> Tuesday, July 15, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/k12-online-conference-2014.html Lenovo, National Academy Foundation Launch Lenovo Scholar Network http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/lenovo--national-academy-foundation-launch-lenovo-scholar-network.html Lenovo today announced a new agreement with the National Academy Foundation (NAF) to bring a robust mobile app development curriculum and delivery program to NAF academies in the United States. The two organizations will provide innovative curriculum and technology to provide exposure and encourage interest among high school students in STEM... ]]> Saturday, July 12, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/lenovo--national-academy-foundation-launch-lenovo-scholar-network.html EDspaces Grant Program Helps Ensure High-Performance Schools http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edspaces-grant-program-helps-ensure-high-performance-schools.html The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is pleased to announce that 106 purchasing officials from 10 university and community colleges and 67 school districts with a total of $12.8 billion in planned renovation and construction were approved for 2014 Educational Facility Improvement Grants. The grants assist with travel to the EDspaces Conference & Expo, October 29-31 in Tampa, Florida. ]]> Saturday, July 12, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edspaces-grant-program-helps-ensure-high-performance-schools.html SchoolDude Features 47 Campus Champions Using Cloud Services http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/schooldude-features-47-campus-champions-using-cloud-services.html SchoolDude has featured 47 “best of the best” Campus Champions to recognize individuals and schools leading the nation in performance compared to their peers. SchoolDude analyzed more than 75 terabytes of data from more than 6,000 educational institutions to measure performance and identify the top performers. ]]> Tuesday, June 24, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/schooldude-features-47-campus-champions-using-cloud-services.html BenQ Launches 'BenQ Cares' Education Grant Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/benq-launches--benq-cares--education-grant-program.html BenQ America Corp. announced the launch of the "BenQ Cares" Education Grant. The new initiative provides discounts to qualifying schools, colleges, and universities for BenQ's IL650 and RP700+ interactive touch panel displays, which have been designed to transform classrooms into collaborative learning spaces. ]]> Tuesday, June 17, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/benq-launches--benq-cares--education-grant-program.html Cadre of Luminaries Join the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences Board of Governors http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cadre-of-luminaries-join-the-academy-of-education-arts-and-sciences-board-of-governors.html Today the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences, comprised of over 300 prominent education leaders, organizations and advocates, announced the addition of eleven new members to the Board of Governors. The new members represent growing support for recognizing the massive, cross-discipline, collaboration required to educate children. ]]> Thursday, June 12, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cadre-of-luminaries-join-the-academy-of-education-arts-and-sciences-board-of-governors.html