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 Tech & Learning Announces Best of Show Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tech---learning-announces-best-of-show-winners.html For the second year, Tech & Learning is presenting its prestigious awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2015. The products below were selected by an anonymous panel of educator judges, who scoured the exhibit hall floor during the conference in Philadelphia. ]]> Wednesday, July 01, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tech---learning-announces-best-of-show-winners.html ECSC elebrates 50th Anniversary and Unveils New Branding http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ecsc-elebrates-50th-anniversary-and-unveils-new-branding.html The Education Commission of the States is celebrating its 50th anniversary at the 2015 National Forum on Education Policy this week in Denver. The organization is also excited to unveil a new brand identity at the National Forum. The new branding reflects ECS as a partner to state policymakers by providing personalized support and opportunities... ]]> Monday, June 29, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ecsc-elebrates-50th-anniversary-and-unveils-new-branding.html Girls Thinking Global To Discuss Empowering Adolescent Girls through Online Collaboration http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/girls-thinking-global-to-discuss-empowering-adolescent-girls-through-online-collaboration.html Girls Thinking Global, an organization which connects nonprofits dedicated to supporting adolescent girls and women, will host a panel at ISTE 2015 to discuss the way we can support organizations that are dedicated to shaping the future of girls across the world. ]]> Thursday, June 25, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/girls-thinking-global-to-discuss-empowering-adolescent-girls-through-online-collaboration.html Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-3m-announce-national-finalists.html Discovery Education and 3M have announced that 10 students from across the country have been named finalists in the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for their use of scientific thinking and imagination to dream up a solution to an everyday problem that could ultimately reshape the way we live our lives. ]]> Saturday, June 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-3m-announce-national-finalists.html Tech & Learning Celebrates 35th Anniversary http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tech---learning-celebrates-35th-anniversary.html Tech & Learning (T&L), published by NewBay Media, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year with a series of high-profile events and magazines designed to tackle today's issues while recognizing T&L's three-plus decades of covering and analyzing the industry. Notable happenings include the release of the popular "Most Influential List",... ]]> Saturday, June 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tech---learning-celebrates-35th-anniversary.html City Year Receives $2.5 Million Grant http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/city-year-receives--2-5-million-grant.html City Year, an education-focused nonprofit organization that helps students to stay in school and on track to graduation, announced today that it will standardize and scale its After-School middle school program with the support of a three-year $2.5 million grant from the New York Life Foundation. ]]> Tuesday, June 16, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/city-year-receives--2-5-million-grant.html EPS Literacy and Intervention Honors 2015 Academy Star Award Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/eps-literacy-and-intervention-honors-2015-academy-star-award-winners.html EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, Inc., announced the winners of its 2015 Academy Star Awards, honoring students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading and math skills. The Academy Star Awards also recognize dedicated teachers who work every day to provide their students with the opportunity to achieve academic mastery. ]]> Tuesday, June 09, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/eps-literacy-and-intervention-honors-2015-academy-star-award-winners.html Flipped Learning Network Opens Registration for Virtual FlipCon 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/flipped-learning-network-opens-registration-for-virtual-flipcon-2015.html To enhance the experience for attendees and make flipped learning resources more accessible for educators across the United States and worldwide, the Flipped Learning Network™ will hold its 8th Annual Flipped Conference (FlipCon 2015) virtually July 14-15 and onsite July 13-15 in East Lansing, Michigan. ]]> Tuesday, June 09, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/flipped-learning-network-opens-registration-for-virtual-flipcon-2015.html 2015 "Legends in Literacy" Recipients Chosen http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2015--legends-in-literacy--recipients-chosen.html myON is thrilled to announce the winners of its 2nd annual "Legends in Literacy" Awards. Staying true to their mission of fostering a lifelong love of reading in all students, the partnership launched this awards program in 2014 to highlight the outstanding work being done by educators across the country around literacy. ]]> Tuesday, June 09, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2015--legends-in-literacy--recipients-chosen.html 46 Educators Selected for ASCD’s 2015 Emerging Leader Class http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/46-educators-selected-for-ascd-s-2015-emerging-leader-class.html ASCD is pleased to announce the selection of 46 educators for its 2015 class of Emerging Leaders. The Emerging Leaders program recognizes and prepares young, promising educators to influence education programs, policy, and practice on both the local and national levels. To view the entire list of the 2015 Emerging Leaders, visit the Emerging Leader directory. ]]> Tuesday, June 02, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/46-educators-selected-for-ascd-s-2015-emerging-leader-class.html TeacherLists Announces ‘Schools Work Smarter’ Sweepstakes http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/teacherlists-announces--schools-work-smarter--sweepstakes.html TeacherLists announces the ‘Schools Work Smarter’ sweepstakes that will award $5,000 to one school. For the chance to win, an educator, school or office administrator, or a school volunteer must upload or update their school’s 2015-2016 school supply lists on TeacherLists.com, and then add the link provided by TeacherLists to the school’s website. ]]> Tuesday, June 02, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/teacherlists-announces--schools-work-smarter--sweepstakes.html EPS Literacy and Intervention Announces 2015 S.P.I.R.E. Award Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/eps-literacy-and-intervention-announces-2015-s-p-i-r-e--award-winners.html EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, Inc. (OTCQB: SCOO), today announced the winners of its 2015 S.P.I.R.E.® Awards, honoring students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading proficiency, as well as the teachers who go the extra mile every day to guarantee their students have the opportunity to improve their literacy skills. ]]> Tuesday, June 02, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/eps-literacy-and-intervention-announces-2015-s-p-i-r-e--award-winners.html Winners of the Belk Service Learning Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-the-belk-service-learning-challenge-5-30-2015.html The Belk Service Learning Challenge invited students to work in teams of up to four classmates with the support and guidance of a teacher/mentor to identify an issue in their local community and design an action plan to implement a solution. The three grand prize winning teams will each receive $2,000 per student team member and a $2,000 teacher award. ]]> Saturday, May 30, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-the-belk-service-learning-challenge-5-30-2015.html National Community Schools Awards for Excellence http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/national-community-schools-awards-for-excellence.html What happens when schools, families, and communities collaborate to offer our most at risk youth new opportunities while tackling the barriers that keep them from succeeding? The seven winners of the National Community Schools Awards for Excellence demonstrate that community collaboration and action can bolster student achievement, development and increase their chances for success. ]]> Wednesday, May 27, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/national-community-schools-awards-for-excellence.html EDexpo 2016 Heads to Vegas to Celebrate EDmarket’s 100th http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edexpo-2016-heads-to-vegas-to-celebrate-edmarket-s-100th.html The Education Market Association (EDmarket) announced today that EDexpo 2016 will be held at the Las Vegas Westgate Resort and Casino, March 9-11, 2016. In response to requests from both exhibitors and attendees, the EDmarket leadership voted unanimously to provide a stand-alone, under-one-roof event to serve the needs of the entire educational products dealer/supplier community. ]]> Wednesday, May 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edexpo-2016-heads-to-vegas-to-celebrate-edmarket-s-100th.html Abilene ISD Recognized for Improving Student Success with Online Learning http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/abilene-isd-recognized-for-improving-student-success-with-online-learning.html Abilene Independent School District, of Abilene, Texas, will be presented the Rock Star School Award on Thursday, May 21, 2015, by Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions. The district has successfully utilized Edmentum’s online learning solutions, Plato Courseware and Study Island, to improve test scores, increase passing rates, and boost overall student success over the past five years. ]]> Wednesday, May 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/abilene-isd-recognized-for-improving-student-success-with-online-learning.html SunGard Announces Lead Without Limits Awards Recipients http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/sungard-announces-lead-without-limits-awards-recipients.html SunGard K-12 Education announced the inaugural recipients of its new Lead without Limits Award program, which celebrates the excellence of its customers' ed-tech initiatives. The Lead without Limits Awards Program recognizes school districts, schools, departments, administrators, and educators that leverage technology to improve student achievement and/or school or district efficiency. ]]> Thursday, May 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/sungard-announces-lead-without-limits-awards-recipients.html Winner of Grand Prize in Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winner-of-grand-prize-in-toyota-teendrive365-video-challenge.html When Chicago high school student Elijah Wilborn created his safe driving PSA, he left his phone, music and other distractions curbside – and picked up the grand prize in the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge from Toyota and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. ]]> Monday, May 11, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winner-of-grand-prize-in-toyota-teendrive365-video-challenge.html CB&A Unveils BuzzHub Series of Events at ISTE 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cb-a-unveils-buzzhub-series-of-events-at-iste-2015.html True to its mission of raising visibility in the education and special needs markets, C. Blohm & Associates, Inc. announces the development of BuzzHub, a multifaceted visibility event that will premiere at the ISTE 2015 Conference & Expo...BuzzHub takes a mutually beneficial, layered approach to visibility at conferences, offering a variety of exclusive opportunities to top-tier media, bloggers, industry VIPs and companies. ]]> Wednesday, May 06, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cb-a-unveils-buzzhub-series-of-events-at-iste-2015.html SIIA Announces CODiE™ Award Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-announces-codie--award-winners.html The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the winners of the 2015 CODiE Awards in education technology. The ceremony was held during a special awards reception and dinner at SIIA's annual Education Information Summit, at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Overall, 28 awards were given for products and services deployed specifically for the education technology market ]]> Wednesday, May 06, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-announces-codie--award-winners.html