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 Promethean Launches ClassFlow Lesson-Building Competition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/promethean-launches-classflow-lesson-building-competition.html Promethean today announced the launch of its inaugural "Best in ClassFlow" lesson-building competition. To enter, teachers first register for ClassFlow, an award-winning collaborative learning application, for free. They then choose from four categories as the foundation of their interactive lesson. ]]> Thursday, April 28, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/promethean-launches-classflow-lesson-building-competition.html Discovery Education and Nutrients for Life Foundation's "Let It Grow Contest" http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-nutrients-for-life-foundation-s--let-it-grow-contest-.html Discovery Education and the Nutrients for Life Foundation announced the winners of the 2016 Let It Grow Contest. This contest awards more than $10,000 in prizes to six middle schools nationwide as part of From the Ground Up: The Science of Soil, an education initiative that offers middle school students a deeper understanding of the importance of soil science. ]]> Wednesday, April 27, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-and-nutrients-for-life-foundation-s--let-it-grow-contest-.html ISTE 2016 Awards Announced, http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/iste-2016-awards-announced-.html Today, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) announced its 2016 award winners, honoring individuals who are paving the way for connected learning. Each year, ISTE's awards recognize individuals whose exemplary work provides a model for learning, teaching and leading in the digital age. ]]> Wednesday, April 27, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/iste-2016-awards-announced-.html Toyota and VH1 Save The Music Help Music Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/toyota-and-vh1-save-the-music-help-music-education.html Last fall Toyota and VH1 Save The Music Foundation brought music education to LaPlace Elementary, a New Orleans area school. This year they will do the same for another deserving school. Launching at Stagecoach in Indio, California on April 29, Toyota will have an interactive activation running throughout the festival season. ]]> Wednesday, April 27, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/toyota-and-vh1-save-the-music-help-music-education.html Follett Challenge Announces Grand-Prize Winning School http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/follett-challenge-announces-grand-prize-winning-school.html Featuring an innovative and successful STEM program that teaches 21st-century learning skills in a unique way, Ben Eielson Junior/Senior High School, located on Alaska's Eielson Air Force Base, is the grand-prize winner of the fifth annual Follett Challenge. ]]> Tuesday, April 26, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/follett-challenge-announces-grand-prize-winning-school.html Yes I Can Awards, Sponsored by Pearson, Announced http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/yes-i-can-awards--sponsored-by-pearson--announced.html Twelve outstanding young people were honored this year at the Yes I Can awards ceremony at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 2016 Convention & Expo. The award recipients, who range in age from nine-years old to 20, are making incredible contributions to their communities as artists, scholars, advocates, technology experts and successful students and employees. ]]> Wednesday, April 20, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/yes-i-can-awards--sponsored-by-pearson--announced.html Girls Thinking Global Receives NEA Foundation Grant http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/girls-thinking-global-receives-nea-foundation-grant.html Girls Thinking Global (GTG) has been awarded a grant by the NEA Foundation to support the creation of the GTG Collaborative, an online community of practice. The grant will support the development of data visualization to demonstrate the value of collaboration and coordination among organization leaders who share a vision to educate and empower adolescent girls and young women throughout the world. ]]> Tuesday, April 19, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/girls-thinking-global-receives-nea-foundation-grant.html PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pbs-learningmedia-digital-innovators-program.html PBS has announced the members of the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program, now in its fourth year. PBS LearningMedia is honoring educators from across the country who exemplify excellence in using technology and digital media to support student learning. ]]> Tuesday, April 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pbs-learningmedia-digital-innovators-program.html Finalists in the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/finalists-in-the-toyota-teendrive365-video-challenge-.html Today, Toyota and Discovery Education announced the ten finalists of the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge. Now in its fifth year, the Challenge invites teens to create short videos to inspire their peers to drive more safely and avoid risky behavior. This year, more than 1,500 students entered the competition - the highest number of submissions ever received. ]]> Tuesday, April 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/finalists-in-the-toyota-teendrive365-video-challenge-.html Mentoring Minds Partners with CALSA To Sponsor Administrator of the Year Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/mentoring-minds-partners-with-calsa-to-sponsor-administrator-of-the-year-award.html Mentoring Minds today announced a partnership with the California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators (CALSA) to sponsor the 2016 Mentoring Minds Administrator of the Year Award, which honors an exceptional leader in education for outstanding contributions to a school or district. ]]> Thursday, April 07, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/mentoring-minds-partners-with-calsa-to-sponsor-administrator-of-the-year-award.html Vernier Announces Winners of 2016 Engineering Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/vernier-announces-winners-of-2016-engineering-contest.html A high school teacher who combines chemistry with engineering and a college professor who runs a student engineering-design competition are the two Vernier Software & Technology 2016 Engineering Contest winners. ]]> Thursday, April 07, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/vernier-announces-winners-of-2016-engineering-contest.html SIIA Announces Education Finalists for 2016 CODiE Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-announces-education-finalists-for-2016-codie-awards.html The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces the 160 finalists in education categories for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards. These finalists represent applications, products and services from developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PreK-20 sector. ]]> Wednesday, April 06, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-announces-education-finalists-for-2016-codie-awards.html Educational Facility Grant Program Now Accepting Applications http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/educational-facility-grant-program-now-accepting-applications-3-31-2016.html Key decision makers at schools, colleges or universities involved in the design, build, management or renovation of an educational facility are invited to apply for an Educational Facility Grant for the EDspaces 2016 Conference & Expo, November 2-4, 2016 in Cincinnati, OH. ]]> Thursday, March 31, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/educational-facility-grant-program-now-accepting-applications-3-31-2016.html Seven STEM Educators Win 2016 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/seven-stem-educators-win-2016-vernier-nsta-technology-awards.html The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Vernier Software & Technology, the leading worldwide innovator of real-time sensor data-collection, graphing and analysis tools for science education, have chosen the winners of the 2016 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. Seven science teachers-one elementary, two middle school, three high school and one college level-were selected ]]> Thursday, March 31, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/seven-stem-educators-win-2016-vernier-nsta-technology-awards.html NASBE Announces 2016 Stipend Grantees http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nasbe-announces-2016-stipend-grantees.html The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has awarded $75,000 in stipends to six state and territorial boards of education—Arkansas, Guam, Missouri, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia—to advance policy efforts in school leadership and deeper learning to advance career readiness. ]]> Wednesday, March 30, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nasbe-announces-2016-stipend-grantees.html SIIA Seeks Education Trendsetters for 12 To Watch Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-seeks-education-trendsetters-for-12-to-watch-program.html The Education Technology Information Network (ETIN) of SIIA is now accepting applicants for its Trendsetters with Traction: 12 to Watch program. Companies that are “worth watching” are demonstrating significant impact on the K-20 education technology market and, by revenue or valuation, are signaling that they are poised for growth and market expansion. ]]> Tuesday, March 22, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-seeks-education-trendsetters-for-12-to-watch-program.html EDexpo 2016 Hits Big in Las Vegas http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edexpo-2016-hits-big-in-las-vegas.html The Education Market Association hosted EDexpo 2016 for dealers and suppliers in the educational products marketplace, March 9-11 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The event formally kicked off the year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the association and the many past and present members who have contributed to its success. ]]> Thursday, March 17, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edexpo-2016-hits-big-in-las-vegas.html ETINCalls for 2016 Vision K-20 Professional Learning Survey Participants http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/etincalls-for-2016-vision-k-20-professional-learning-survey-participants.html The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces the launch of its 2016 Vision K-20 Professional Learning Survey. The 2016 survey is focused entirely on online professional learning. ]]> Thursday, March 17, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/etincalls-for-2016-vision-k-20-professional-learning-survey-participants.html edWeb.net and Nureva Launch New PLC http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edweb-net-and-nureva-launch-new-plc.html edWeb.net and Nureva have partnered to present the Fostering Student Collaboration community. The free professional learning community (PLC) to help teachers and school leaders learn how to create learning environments that foster student collaboration to ensure that every individual can make a real contribution, and what role technology can play in the process. ]]> Tuesday, March 15, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edweb-net-and-nureva-launch-new-plc.html 2.5 Million U.S. Students Compete for School Math Championship http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2-5-million-u-s--students-compete-for-school-math-championship.html Think Through Learning, authors of Think Through Math, announced today the 16 finalist schools in its biggest contest of the year "March Math Madness," or MX3. As of March 1, more than 13,000 schools and more than 2.5 million students from around the nation have been competing in the bracket-style, MX3 contest. ]]> Thursday, March 10, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2-5-million-u-s--students-compete-for-school-math-championship.html