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 MOCC-Ed: Creating Future Ready Schools http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/mocc-ed--creating-future-ready-schools.html This Massive Open Online Course for Educators (MOOC-Ed) is designed for school and district leaders, and any others involved in planning and implementing K-12 digital learning initiatives. Everyone involved in digital learning (also known as blended learning, e-learning and instructional technology) in a K-12 school or district is welcome to join the course. ]]> Wednesday, February 25, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/mocc-ed--creating-future-ready-schools.html STEM Voice Competition Encourages Creative Expression http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/stem-voice-competition-encourages-creative-expression.html Students in middle and high school are invited to show, through the arts, how much they love science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Entries are now being accepted for the national STEM Voice™ Video Competition, which encourages students to make creative videos to show why STEM is important to them, or who their STEM hero is and why. ]]> Tuesday, February 24, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/stem-voice-competition-encourages-creative-expression.html Think Through Math Announces Winners of "Math EVERY Day" Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/think-through-math-announces-winners-of--math-every-day--challenge.html Think Through Learning announced the winners of its national "Math Every Day" challenge. The contest challenged students across the country to provide examples of "how math is all around you." Students were challenged to submit examples that demonstrated how math is used throughout every day... ]]> Tuesday, February 17, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/think-through-math-announces-winners-of--math-every-day--challenge.html Follett Challenge Reveals Semifinalists http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/follett-challenge-reveals-semifinalists.html Organizers of the $200,000 Follett Challenge today announced the three semifinalists and 10 "People's Choice" video winners for the 2015 contest. Now in its fourth year, the Follett Challenge is designed to empower educators with a platform to tell the world how their innovative teaching and learning programs are preparing students for the demands of the 21st century. ]]> Saturday, February 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/follett-challenge-reveals-semifinalists.html Deadline Approaches for 2015 Milken-Penn GSE Education Competition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/deadline-approaches-for-2015-milken-penn-gse-education-competition.html The Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition (EBPC) is designed to catalyze game-changing innovations in the education market. Launched in 2009, the EBPC is the first-ever funded education business plan competition. As the largest competition of its kind, the EBPC features multiple cash prizes totaling over $140,000. The Competition attracts innovative ideas in education from around the world, including those focused on local or global needs, public or private issues, Pre-K through adult education, and social or for-profit ventures. ]]> Thursday, February 12, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/deadline-approaches-for-2015-milken-penn-gse-education-competition.html SIIA Seeks Ed Tech Innovators for 2015 Innovation Incubator Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-seeks-ed-tech-innovators-for-2015-innovation-incubator-program.html The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) issues a call for applicants for its Innovation Incubator Program. Developers of promising new technologies in the K-12 and postsecondary space will be invited to participate in SIIA’s Innovation Incubator program at the annual SIIA Education Industry Summit in San Francisco, May 3-5, 2015. The deadline to apply is March 9, 2015. ]]> Thursday, February 12, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-seeks-ed-tech-innovators-for-2015-innovation-incubator-program.html SIIA's Dr. Karen Billings Honored for Thought Leadership in Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-s-dr--karen-billings-honored-for-thought-leadership-in-education.html PR with Panache! hosted its annual Thought Leadership Soirée at TCEA 2015 to shine the spotlight on Dr. Karen Billings, Vice President and Managing Director of the Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN), a division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). Dr. Billings was chosen as this year's recipient because of her leadership in and contributions to education, her leadership of all things "technology" and her crucial role in keeping the education industry on the cutting edge over the past 40 years. ]]> Thursday, February 12, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-s-dr--karen-billings-honored-for-thought-leadership-in-education.html ABC-CLIO Announces "Think Out Loud" Innovation Grant Recipients http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/abc-clio-announces--think-out-loud--innovation-grant-recipients.html ABC-CLIO Solutions announces the recipients of the 2015 "Think Out Loud" Innovation Grant. More than 40 educators from 26 states received access to ABC-CLIO Solutions 15 online curriculum collections to support the development and dissemination of best teaching practices when using technology to promote the authentic thinking skills students need for college, career, and civic life. ]]> Tuesday, February 10, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/abc-clio-announces--think-out-loud--innovation-grant-recipients.html 2015 PASCO NSTA STEM Award Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2015-pasco-nsta-stem-award-winners.html PASCO® Scientific today announces the winners of the 2015 PASCO NSTA STEM Educator Awards. The annual awards, which are sponsored by PASCO in partnership with the National Science Teachers Association, honor middle and high school educators who are implementing innovative inquiry-based, technology-infused STEM programs. ]]> Tuesday, February 10, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2015-pasco-nsta-stem-award-winners.html NSTA, Chevron Partner on STEM Initiative for School Administrators http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nsta--chevron-partner-on-stem-initiative-for-school-administrators.html With a $500,000 commitment from Chevron, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is launching a new initiative to support school administrators as they work to strengthen teaching and learning in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. ]]> Saturday, February 07, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nsta--chevron-partner-on-stem-initiative-for-school-administrators.html New Inbound Marketing Webinar Series http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/new-inbound-marketing-webinar-series.html edWeb.net, MCH Strategic Data, and DayEDigital have partnered to present The Inbound Marketing Playbook webinar series will explore the rise of content marketing and storytelling, help you develop your strategy for inbound marketing, show you how to build a content strategy and roadmap, and help you amplify your message to increase leads and sales. ]]> Tuesday, February 03, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/new-inbound-marketing-webinar-series.html 4th Annual BET-Conference Spotlights PBIS and Instructional Technology http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/4th-annual-bet-conference-spotlights-pbis-and-instructional-technology.html The Behavior Education Technology Conference (BET-C) is coming to the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix March 5-6, 2015. BET-C is focused on helping PK-12 educators improve student achievement, behavior, and school climate through a process of systemic change called Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). ]]> Wednesday, January 28, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/4th-annual-bet-conference-spotlights-pbis-and-instructional-technology.html Cogent Education Winner of Goldfish Tank Innovators Competition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cogent-education-winner-of-goldfish-tank-innovators-competition.html The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association and 1105 Media, Inc., announce Cogent Education: Interactive Cases as the winner of the Goldfish Tank Innovators Competition during the 2015 Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, Florida. ]]> Saturday, January 24, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cogent-education-winner-of-goldfish-tank-innovators-competition.html Pepco, Discovery Education and Boys & Girls Clubs Kickoff STEM Club http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pepco--discovery-education-and-boys---girls-clubs-kickoff-stem-club.html Tonight, Pepco, Discovery Education and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington (BGCGW) kickoff the Pepco STEM Club. The Pepco STEM Club exposes and prepares BGCGW 5- 8 grade students for career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math. ]]> Saturday, January 24, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pepco--discovery-education-and-boys---girls-clubs-kickoff-stem-club.html Maker Movement Front and Center at EDexpo http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/maker-movement-front-and-center-at-edexpo.html Makerspaces will be showcased at EDexpo 2015 with a unique exhibit area and education offering to help dealers and manufacturers tap into this growing opportunity surrounding hands-on learning. EDexpo attendees will get to experience a Makerspace right on the exhibit floor as Atlanta area Makerspaces participate in a contest to see who can create the most innovative education-related project. ]]> Thursday, January 22, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/maker-movement-front-and-center-at-edexpo.html Intel Science Talent Search 2015 Finalists http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/intel-science-talent-search-2015-finalists.html Intel Corporation recognized 40 U.S. high school seniors as finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition and a program of Society for Science & the Public. The Intel Science Talent Search encourages students to tackle challenging scientific questions and create technologies and solutions that will make people’s lives better. ]]> Wednesday, January 21, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/intel-science-talent-search-2015-finalists.html 2014-2015 NSTA New Science Teacher Academy http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2014-2015-nsta-new-science-teacher-academy.html The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) New Science Teacher Academy, a yearlong program focused on encouraging and supporting early-career science educators, announced the selection of 45 middle and secondary science teachers from across the country as fellows for this year’s academy. ]]> Tuesday, January 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2014-2015-nsta-new-science-teacher-academy.html Finalists for 2015 FETC Goldfish Tank Innovators Competition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/finalists-for-2015-fetc-goldfish-tank-innovators-competition.html The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association and 1105 Media, Inc., announce finalists for the 2015 FETC Goldfish Tank Innovators Competition. The finalists will present at the Goldfish Tank Innovation Presentation Session at FETC. The 2015 Goldfish Tank award will be determined by the number of votes from conference attendees. ]]> Tuesday, January 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/finalists-for-2015-fetc-goldfish-tank-innovators-competition.html Discovery Education and 3M Search for America's Top Young Scientist http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-3m-search-for-america-s-top-young-scientist.html Everyday life is full of everyday issues and the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge calls on the next generation of great scientists to dream the ideas that will change the way people live for the better. Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the opening of the 17th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation's premier science competition for students in grades 5-8. ]]> Saturday, January 17, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-3m-search-for-america-s-top-young-scientist.html Capstone Announces Katie Woo Contest Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/capstone-announces-katie-woo-contest-winners.html Capstone announce the winners in its Katie Woo inspired design contest for fans in grades K-3. The nationwide competition "Katie Woo's Super Stylish Contest" encouraged children to use their imagination to create a one-of-a-kind outfit for Capstone's best-selling spunky character who celebrates her 5th anniversary in 2015. The winning designs will be featured in two forthcoming Katie Woo titles, set for publication in Spring 2016. ]]> Thursday, January 15, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/capstone-announces-katie-woo-contest-winners.html