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 Learning.com Announces Winners of National Code-a-Thon Competition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/learning-com-announces-winners-of-national-code-a-thon-competition.html National education technology company Learning.com today announced the winners of its first-ever Code-a-Thon, a nationwide competition to introduce coding skills to elementary and middle school students. Learning.com congratulates North Heights Junior High School in Texarkana, Arkansas as the national winner. ]]> Tuesday, November 29, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/learning-com-announces-winners-of-national-code-a-thon-competition.html The Learning Counsel Honors 12 Districts for Digital Curriculum Transition Strategies http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/the-learning-counsel-honors-12-districts-for-digital-curriculum-transition-strategies.html The Learning Counsel recognized twelve leading districts for their vision and innovation in integrating digital curriculum and technology into their teaching and learning process. Attendees at the event included top education executives from around the U.S., who gathered to acknowledge exemplary progress and discuss how innovation, technology, and school and classroom remodeling is pushing the education envelope-all in the name of better outcomes for our youth. ]]> Tuesday, November 29, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/the-learning-counsel-honors-12-districts-for-digital-curriculum-transition-strategies.html Vernier Accepting Applications for its 2017 Engineering Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/vernier-accepting-applications-for-its-2017-engineering-contest.html Vernier Software & Technology is accepting applications for its 2017 Engineering Contest. The contest recognizes science and STEM teachers for their creative uses of Vernier sensors to teach students engineering concepts and practices. Two winning teachers-one middle school teacher and one high school teacher-will each receive prizes valued at $5,500. Applications for the contest are due by February 15, 2017, and winners will be announced in March ]]> Monday, November 21, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/vernier-accepting-applications-for-its-2017-engineering-contest.html Winners of Kids Discover Lesson-Building Contest; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-kids-discover-lesson-building-contest-.html Kids Discover, a leading provider of dynamic, engaging online science and social studies curriculum, is excited to announce the winners of its Cross-Curricular Lesson-Building Contest. The contest, identified by the hashtag #XCurricular, was aimed at rewarding educators who create and share engaging lessons for their classrooms. ]]> Monday, November 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-kids-discover-lesson-building-contest-.html Curriculum Associates Sponsors ALAS Scholarships http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/curriculum-associates-sponsors-alas-scholarships-11-1-2016.html For the second consecutive year, Curriculum Associates has sponsored the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents' (ALAS) scholarship program to help Latino/a administrators earn advanced degrees in education. This recent donation allowed ALAS to award two administrators with a total of $12,000 in scholarship funds. ]]> Tuesday, November 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/curriculum-associates-sponsors-alas-scholarships-11-1-2016.html 'Read to the Final Four' Literacy Tournament Tips off Across AZ http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/-read-to-the-final-four--literacy-tournament-tips-off-across-az.html With the help of the myON personalized literacy environment, third-graders across Arizona will compete in NCAA Team Works Read to the Final Four, a tournament-style reading competition that will crown a literacy champion on March 31, the day before the national men's basketball semifinals. ]]> Tuesday, November 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/-read-to-the-final-four--literacy-tournament-tips-off-across-az.html Impero Announces $2.5 million "Best Technology for Schools" Grant Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/impero-announces--2-5-million--best-technology-for-schools--grant-program.html To help schools in the United States and Canada manage their digital classrooms, Impero Software, the leading remote monitoring and management software provider for K12 districts, today announced a $2.5 million "Best Technology for Schools" grant program. ]]> Monday, October 31, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/impero-announces--2-5-million--best-technology-for-schools--grant-program.html FrontRow Captures ALE Solution Provider Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/frontrow-captures-ale-solution-provider-award.html The Association for Learning Environments Solution Provider award is designed to highlight innovation in materials, technology, products and services that are key elements in defining healthy, resilient, 21st Century learning spaces. Congratulations to FrontRow and Juno Connect - their award-winning acoustic device to improve learning! ]]> Monday, October 31, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/frontrow-captures-ale-solution-provider-award.html Turnitin Announces Winners of 2016 Global Innovation Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/turnitin-announces-winners-of-2016-global-innovation-awards.html The award program recognizes educators, technology administrators, and students from around the world who have demonstrated excellence and commitment to academic integrity and excellence in learning through the innovative and effective use of Turnitin and other educational approaches. ]]> Tuesday, October 25, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/turnitin-announces-winners-of-2016-global-innovation-awards.html 6th Annual Follett Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/6th-annual-follett-challenge.html Does your school have a cool, unique program it would like share with the world? If so, the $200,000 Follett Challenge - an advocacy program that rewards groundbreaking educational programs - launched its sixth annual contest this week. All K-12 schools/districts, public and private, in the U.S. and Canada are eligible to apply. ]]> Tuesday, October 25, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/6th-annual-follett-challenge.html SETDA Honors Dale Erquiaga, http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/setda-honors-dale-erquiaga-.html SETDA announced today Dale Erquiaga, Chief Strategy Officer for the Office of the Governor in Nevada as the recipient of the SETDA State Policy Maker of the Year Award. Mr. Erquiaga was honored for his vision and leadership in support for the effective use of technology in Nevada during the 2016 Leadership Summit: Leading Innovation for All Learners. ]]> Tuesday, October 25, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/setda-honors-dale-erquiaga-.html A4LE's School Planning & Architecture Award Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/a4le-s-school-planning---architecture-award-winners.html Projects of Distinction for new construction, Lighthouse Awards recognizing renovation projects and Design Concept Awards were presented for outstanding planning and inspired architectural design of high quality learning spaces to six exceptional projects during the recent Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) LearningSCAPES Conference ]]> Monday, October 24, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/a4le-s-school-planning---architecture-award-winners.html SETDA Honors Candice Dodson, IN DOE http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/setda-honors-candice-dodson--in-doe.html SETDA, the principal membership association of U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders announced today Candice Dodson, Director of e-Learning for the Indiana Department of Education, as the recipient of the SETDA State Leader of the Year Award. Dodson accepted the award at the 2016 SETDA Leadership Summit: Leading Innovation for All Learners ]]> Thursday, October 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/setda-honors-candice-dodson--in-doe.html Regional Finalists for the 2016 Siemens Competition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/regional-finalists-for-the-2016-siemens-competition.html The Siemens Foundation today announced the 2016 class of regional finalists for the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. This year, 96 regional finalists have been invited to advance to the next round of the competition where they will vie for college scholarships... ]]> Wednesday, October 19, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/regional-finalists-for-the-2016-siemens-competition.html Discovery Education and 3M Announce 2016 Science Competition Winner SI http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-3m-announce-2016-science-competition-winner--si.html Discovery Education and 3M have named 13-year-old Maanasa Mendu from Mason, OH the winner of the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). Mendu created HARVEST, a bio-inspired energy device that uses solar and wind power to create energy. ]]> Tuesday, October 18, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-3m-announce-2016-science-competition-winner--si.html itslearning Launches "The Heart of Education" Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/itslearning-launches--the-heart-of-education--award.html itslearning, a leading learning management system provider, is excited to launch its inaugural "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. Two winning entries will each receive a $5,000 grant. ]]> Tuesday, October 18, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/itslearning-launches--the-heart-of-education--award.html 2016 School Planning & Architecture Award Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2016-school-planning---architecture-award-winners.html Projects of Distinction for new construction, Lighthouse Awards recognizing renovation projects and Design Concept Awards were presented for outstanding planning and inspired architectural design of high quality learning spaces to six exceptional projects during the recent Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) LearningSCAPES Conference... ]]> Monday, October 17, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2016-school-planning---architecture-award-winners.html SchoolsNEXT Winners Changing the Face of Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/schoolsnext-winners-changing-the-face-of-education.html Seven teams of middle school students from across the globe met at the Association for Learning Environments LearningSCAPES Conference in Philadelphia to compete in the final leg of the 2016 SchoolsNEXT competition. With the intent to bring the student voice into the planning and design of exceptional learning environments, the students demonstrated their passion in rethinking the requisites of tomorrow's 21st century learning environments ]]> Wednesday, October 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/schoolsnext-winners-changing-the-face-of-education.html Envision and Discovery Education Launch Nationwide Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/envision-and-discovery-education-launch-nationwide-contest.html The 2017 Presidential Inauguration Leadership Summit is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students and teachers to witness history and make an impact on the future. Now, Envision, a leading experiential education organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, are launching the Champions for Change Contest - ]]> Saturday, October 08, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/envision-and-discovery-education-launch-nationwide-contest.html Win a 2017 Vernier/NSTA Technology Award; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/win-a-2017-vernier-nsta-technology-award-.html Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are now accepting applications for the 2017 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. This annual awards program recognizes seven educators-one elementary teacher, two middle school teachers, three high school teachers, and one college-level educator-for their innovative use of data-collection technology in the science classroom. ]]> Saturday, October 08, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/win-a-2017-vernier-nsta-technology-award-.html