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 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 Addressing Educational Equity in Digital Age http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/addressing-educational-equity-in-digital-age.html The Consortium for School Networking and the National Title I Association (NASTID) today released a new toolkit to strengthen the critical relationship between District Title I and education technology leaders in improving educational equity. ]]> Monday, June 09, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/addressing-educational-equity-in-digital-age.html The Invent To Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/the-invent-to-learn-guide-to-3d-printing-in-the-classroom.html Constructing Modern Knowledge Press is pleased to announce the publication of The Invent To Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom: Recipes for Success, by David Thornburg, Norma Thornburg, and Sara Armstrong. The book is written in an engaging style by authors with decades of educational technology experience. ]]> Monday, June 09, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/the-invent-to-learn-guide-to-3d-printing-in-the-classroom.html Winners of the Belk Service Learning Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-the-belk-service-learning-challenge.html Belk and Discovery Education announced today the winners of the 2014 Belk Service Learning Challenge, a competition designed to encourage students to apply the skills they learn in the classroom to real-life challenges and facilitate positive changes in their communities. ]]> Thursday, June 05, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-the-belk-service-learning-challenge.html Futurists, Designers, Social Entrepreneurs Featured in Inaugural EdTekTalks at ISTE 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/futurists--designers--social-entrepreneurs-featured-in-inaugural-edtektalks-at-iste-2014.html The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today unveiled the lineup for its inaugural EdTekTalks at ISTE 2014 in Atlanta. Five thought leaders from beyond the world of ed tech, including futurists, designers and social entrepreneurs, will deliver these mini-keynotes on Monday, June 30, from 2:15 p.m.- 4:15 p.m. ]]> Tuesday, May 27, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/futurists--designers--social-entrepreneurs-featured-in-inaugural-edtektalks-at-iste-2014.html Discovery Education Recognizes Five Educators as Leaders http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-recognizes-five-educators-as-leaders.html Discovery Education announce that five distinguished educators from across the country have been named 2014 Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Gurus. The DEN Guru program recognizes educators who have distinguished themselves as thought leaders through their work in transforming teaching and learning with digital content and educational technologies. ]]> Tuesday, May 27, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-recognizes-five-educators-as-leaders.html Pearson Launches "Teachability Dream STEM Classroom Contest" http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pearson-launches--teachability-dream-stem-classroom-contest-.html Teachability.com, an online environment for teachers to connect, discuss, learn and improve, is pinning STEM classroom resources and products on Pinterest and wants to know what inspires teachers around the country! Pearson's "My Teachability Dream STEM Classroom Contest" is available to all K-12 teachers age 18 and over in the United States. ]]> Saturday, May 24, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pearson-launches--teachability-dream-stem-classroom-contest-.html IL High School Earns Grand Prize in National Education Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/il-high-school-earns-grand-prize-in-national-education-contest.html Belleville West High School, in southern Illinois, has been named the grand prize winner of the third annual Follett Challenge, a competition to identify, reward and promote the most innovative teaching and learning programs. The high school won for its cutting-edge "Community of Readers" program, which challenges students in each grade level to become avid and engaged pleasure readers. ]]> Saturday, May 24, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/il-high-school-earns-grand-prize-in-national-education-contest.html Ashley Judd To Deliver ISTE 2014 Opening Keynote http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ashley-judd-to-deliver-iste-2014-opening-keynote.html The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) announced today that acclaimed actor and global humanitarian, Ashley Judd, will give the opening keynote at ISTE 2014. Actor America Ferrera, previously scheduled to speak, is unable to attend due to a scheduling conflict. ]]> Tuesday, May 20, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ashley-judd-to-deliver-iste-2014-opening-keynote.html Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Announce Grand Prize Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siemens-foundation-and-discovery-education-announce-grand-prize-winners.html Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education will present interactive science assemblies to two lucky schools in Idaho and Ohio, whose educators - Christina Valiquette, from Ramsey Magnet School of Science in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Monica Ketler, from Regina Coeli/St. Joseph School in Alliance, Ohio - won this year's Siemens Science Day Ultimate Cool School Sweepstakes. ]]> Tuesday, May 20, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siemens-foundation-and-discovery-education-announce-grand-prize-winners.html CEFPI Advanced Academy for Learning Spaces http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cefpi-advanced-academy-for-learning-spaces.html The Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) recently announced the launch of The Advanced Academy for Learning Spaces: A certificate program in educational facility planning. This intense, high quality course of study consists of six 6-week online courses created by industry experts and delivered through San Diego State University's Interwork Institute Center for Distance Learning (IL-CDL). ]]> Tuesday, May 20, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cefpi-advanced-academy-for-learning-spaces.html Learning First Alliance Honors Governor James B. Hunt http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/learning-first-alliance-honors-governor-james-b--hunt.html The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, has named Governor James B. Hunt as its 2014 Education Visionary Award winner. For more than 35 years, Gov. Hunt, the former Governor of North Carolina and foundation chair of The Hunt Institute, has been dedicated to - and actively working toward - the improvement of public education from early childhood to higher education. ]]> Thursday, May 15, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/learning-first-alliance-honors-governor-james-b--hunt.html Interactive Online Program for FlipCon14 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/interactive-online-program-for-flipcon14-5-14-2014.html The Flipped Learning Network™ announces the launch of a new interactive online program for FlipCon14. New this year, the interactive online program includes details such as session descriptions, speaker biographies, event-specific hashtags and more. As a "flipped conference," pre-conference work, or homework, is also listed for participants to do before they arrive. ]]> Wednesday, May 14, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/interactive-online-program-for-flipcon14-5-14-2014.html