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 Educators Selected for PBS 2017 Digital Innovators Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/educators-selected-for-pbs-2017-digital-innovators-program.html PBS announced the educators across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program. The program recognizes classroom changemakers: educators who skillfully approach education with a bold and fresh perspective, and who integrate digital media and resources into their classrooms in a way that sparks a love of learning for their students. ]]> Tuesday, April 18, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/educators-selected-for-pbs-2017-digital-innovators-program.html itslearning Announces Winners of "The Heart of Education" Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/itslearning-announces-winners-of--the-heart-of-education--award.html itslearning, a leading learning management system provider, is excited to announce the winners of "The Heart of Education" award program. This program honors K-12 teachers who are using technology in new and engaging ways to connect with their students. The two winning teachers will each be awarded a $5,000 grant. ]]> Saturday, April 15, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/itslearning-announces-winners-of--the-heart-of-education--award.html Finalists in Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/finalists-in-toyota-teendrive365-video-challenge.html Today, Toyota and Discovery Education announced the ten finalists of the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge. Now in its sixth year, the Challenge invites teens to create short videos to inspire their peers to drive more safely and avoid risky behavior. ]]> Thursday, April 06, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/finalists-in-toyota-teendrive365-video-challenge.html Vernier Partners with NSELA To Award Emerging Science Education Leader Scholarships http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/vernier-partners-with-nsela-to-award-emerging-science-education-leader-scholarships.html Vernier Software & Technology is partnering with the National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA) to award six educators with a Vernier Emerging Science Education Leader Scholarship (VESELS). The winning educators, one from each of the NSELA regions, will receive a $500 scholarship to be used toward attending the annual NSELA Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) on June 28, 2017 - July 1, 2017 in Omaha, NE. ]]> Monday, April 03, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/vernier-partners-with-nsela-to-award-emerging-science-education-leader-scholarships.html Pitsco Education's New $350 Monthly Grant for Teachers http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pitsco-education-s-new--350-monthly-grant-for-teachers.html Pitsco Education appreciates everything educators do to positively affect learners, from providing hands-on projects and engaging curriculum to creating after-school and summer school opportunities and beyond. And we know that funding such enriching opportunities can be difficult. That's why we're proud to offer a $350 monthly grant to make such learning possible. ]]> Saturday, April 01, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pitsco-education-s-new--350-monthly-grant-for-teachers.html Three Change Agents Named as ISTE Keynoters http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/three-change-agents-named-as-iste-keynoters.html Three change agents who upended the status quo in their own unique ways will be the keynote speakers at the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE®) Conference & Expo in San Antonio, Texas, June 25-28. Through their presentations and personal stories, the keynote speakers will highlight how looking at things in a new way, even if met with skepticism initially, can eventually open new doors of opportunity for learning and understanding. ]]> Monday, March 27, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/three-change-agents-named-as-iste-keynoters.html CA Middle School Wins First-Ever Digital Equity Video Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ca-middle-school-wins-first-ever-digital-equity-video-challenge.html CoSN today announced that Rancho Minerva Middle School in California's Vista Unified School District is the winner of the first-ever Digital Equity Student Video Challenge. The school was chosen among more than 50 student groups from across the United States and Canada. ]]> Sunday, March 26, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ca-middle-school-wins-first-ever-digital-equity-video-challenge.html Skyward Honors Leader in Excellence Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/skyward-honors-leader-in-excellence-winners.html Educators, administrators, and industry experts from around the world gathered in St. Pete Beach, Florida for the 15th annual Skyward International Conference (iCon) For the third year, Skyward honored the recipients of its Leader in Excellence Award, an accolade that recognizes K-12 districts and individual administrators using Skyward to improve education and inspire new ideas and initiatives. ]]> Thursday, March 16, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/skyward-honors-leader-in-excellence-winners.html The 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/the-2017-scholastic-summer-reading-challenge.html To ensure more children are reading over the summer months, Scholastic is expanding its free, global, online and mobile summer reading program, the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge™, to serve schools and families across the globe and, for the first time, invites U.S. public libraries and community partner organizations to join in the effort. ]]> Wednesday, March 15, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/the-2017-scholastic-summer-reading-challenge.html CodeMonkey and DK Publishing Launch National Coding Competition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/codemonkey-and-dk-publishing-launch-national-coding-competition.html CodeMonkey, in partnership with DK, an award-winning multinational publisher of distinctive, highly visual products for adults and children, announce the launch of Code Rush, a new national coding competition created for elementary and middle schools in the United States. The competition is open April 3rd to May 1st, and is open to school and library teams. ]]> Monday, March 13, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/codemonkey-and-dk-publishing-launch-national-coding-competition.html Neshaminy SD Receives Award for Excellence in Literacy Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/neshaminy-sd-receives-award-for-excellence-in-literacy-education.html ]]> Tuesday, March 07, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/neshaminy-sd-receives-award-for-excellence-in-literacy-education.html Follett Challenge's Semifinalists http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/follett-challenge-s-semifinalists.html Organizers of the Follett Challenge today announced via video the 2017 competition's three Semifinalists and 10 People's Choice winners. Sponsored by Follett, the sixth annual Follett Challenge - an advocacy program that rewards groundbreaking educational programs - will reward $200,000 in Follett products and services to the most innovative K-12 programs teaching 21st-century skills to students. ]]> Saturday, March 04, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/follett-challenge-s-semifinalists.html New 'Red Nose Challenge' http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/new--red-nose-challenge-.html Big change starts with small steps. That's why Comic Relief Inc. today announced the call for entries for the Red Nose Challenge, as part of its Red Nose Day in School program. The Challenge inspires students in grades 3-8 to submit a creative video explaining how they plan to make a difference for children living in poverty. Winning entries will receive $5,000 to implement their plan of action and other exciting prizes. ]]> Thursday, March 02, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/new--red-nose-challenge-.html bulb Announces #ShareYourSmarts Social Sweepstakes http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/bulb-announces--shareyoursmarts-social-sweepstakes.html bulb announced its #ShareYourSmarts Social Sweepstakes, a portfolio-sharing contest to begin March 1 in part to celebrate the kicking off of the SXSWedu 2017 expo. For this contest, bulb is asking educators and students to submit their best bulb page, or to create a new bulb page expressing their latest learning, ideas, or artistic creations. ]]> Wednesday, March 01, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/bulb-announces--shareyoursmarts-social-sweepstakes.html Discovery Education Announces Dates for Day of Discovery Tour http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-announces-dates-for-day-of-discovery-tour.html Discovery Education invites administrators and educators across North America to participate in the Day of Discovery Tour. A series of no-cost, full-day, professional development opportunities, the Day of Discovery Tour helps teachers and administrators learn more about integrating digital content into their curriculum, provides opportunities for participants to share strategies that are working, and connects attendees to their most valuable resource: each other. ]]> Wednesday, March 01, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-announces-dates-for-day-of-discovery-tour.html SU2C and PBS Open Applications for 2017 Emperor Science Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/su2c-and-pbs-open-applications-for-2017-emperor-science-award.html Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and PBS LearningMedia, a media-on-demand service designed for pre-K-12 classrooms, announced today the opening of applications for the second year of The Emperor Science Award program. The Emperor Science Award program is an initiative designed to encourage high school students to explore careers in science, specifically cancer research and care, through a unique mentoring opportunity. ]]> Wednesday, February 22, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/su2c-and-pbs-open-applications-for-2017-emperor-science-award.html Generation YES Announces Annual Fund Drive To Impact Technology Use http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/generation-yes-announces-annual-fund-drive-to-impact-technology-use.html Generation YES has launched its Annual Fund Drive to scale up its Student Technology Leaders Program. Supporting the GenYES program will help educators and school leaders more effectively integrate technology into their schools. Specially prepared student technology leaders will provide their teachers real-time professional development and contribute basic technology infrastructure support. ]]> Saturday, February 18, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/generation-yes-announces-annual-fund-drive-to-impact-technology-use.html 3M and Discovery Education Announce First-Ever Young Scientist Virtual Field Trip http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/3m-and-discovery-education-announce-first-ever-young-scientist-virtual-field-trip.html Discovery Education and 3M announced the launch of the first Young Scientist Global Virtual Field Trip for kindergarten through eighth-grade classrooms with exclusive access to 3M Headquarters' 'World of Innovation' ...This Virtual Field Trip is part of the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation's premier competition recognizing scientific thinking and imagination in curious students in grades 5-8. ]]> Monday, February 13, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/3m-and-discovery-education-announce-first-ever-young-scientist-virtual-field-trip.html LitWorld And Scholastic Celebrate World Read Aloud Day http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/litworld-and-scholastic-celebrate-world-read-aloud-day.html ]]> Thursday, February 09, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/litworld-and-scholastic-celebrate-world-read-aloud-day.html Students Nationwide Called To Complete Kind Acts i http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/students-nationwide-called-to-complete-kind-acts-i.html High tech meets high touch, as the Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Foundation enhances 2017 Random Acts of Kindness Week by launching an online Kindness Generator, which will serve as an online rally point for activities worldwide this year. With the Kindness Generator, classrooms everywhere can fin- d inspiration for kind acts to perform during RAK Week and create weeklong challenges for their schools, communities or even themselves. ]]> Thursday, February 09, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/students-nationwide-called-to-complete-kind-acts-i.html