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 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 Challengeā„¢, 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 EDmarket Opens Call for Presentations at EDspaces 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edmarket-opens-call-for-presentations-at-edspaces-2017.html The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is calling upon industry professionals to share knowledge and business expertise through a unique and valuable speaking opportunity at the EDspaces Conference and Expo, which is held in conjunction with the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education Fall Conference, October 25-27, 2017 in Kansas City, MO. ]]> Thursday, February 09, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edmarket-opens-call-for-presentations-at-edspaces-2017.html CUE Announces 2017 National Conference Spotlight Speakers http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cue-announces-2017-national-conference-spotlight-speakers.html CUE is excited to announce the Spotlight Speakers for its national conference to be held March 15-18, 2017 in Palm Springs. All conference speaker sessions, detailed descriptions and times as well as in-depth bios on presenters, will be listed in the Conference Online Program, available mid-January on the CUE website. Registration is currently open, and as the event has sold out for the last two years, do not delay. ]]> Saturday, February 04, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cue-announces-2017-national-conference-spotlight-speakers.html National Geographic's School Tour for Gender Revolution Documentary: http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/national-geographic-s-school-tour-for-gender-revolution-documentary-.html To extend the life of this documentary beyond its Feb. 6 television broadcast, National Geographic and Picture Motion are partnering on the Gender Revolution Tour, allowing any high school, college, university or nonprofit to sign up to host a free screening and discussion. The tour will harness the momentum of the conversations happening around the globe and offer an opportunity to have an informed dialogue ]]> Thursday, February 02, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/national-geographic-s-school-tour-for-gender-revolution-documentary-.html Dremel's #LearnMakeGive Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/dremel-s--learnmakegive-contest.html Dremel, the manufacturer of tools for life and learning, announces the schools selected to win two Dremel Idea Builder 3D printers and filament. Chosen through public voting, the winning designs reflect the creativity and ingenuity of 3D-printed solutions that give back to schools and communities. ]]> Wednesday, January 25, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/dremel-s--learnmakegive-contest.html Pitsco's Teacher Advisory Group Members http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pitsco-s-teacher-advisory-group-members.html Twenty-two amazing educators, chosen from across the country, are poised to share their expertise with Pitsco Education's curriculum and marketing teams to help support the mission of "leading education that positively affects learners." As in the past, 2017 Pitsco TAG members will be involved in a variety of projects, including development of curriculum, activities, and products as well as the creation of product videos, website and marketing content, and blog posts. ]]> Thursday, January 19, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pitsco-s-teacher-advisory-group-members.html Tenth Annual Reading Discovery Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tenth-annual-reading-discovery-program.html On Thursday, January 26, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms, are partnering to present a unique, no-cost, distance learning opportunity for students across the globe. The Tenth Annual Reading Discovery Program will take place at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center on the campus of Texas A&M University. ]]> Wednesday, January 18, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/tenth-annual-reading-discovery-program.html Discovery Education, 3M Search for America's 2017 Top Young Scientist http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education--3m-search-for-america-s-2017-top-young-scientist.html ]]> Thursday, January 12, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education--3m-search-for-america-s-2017-top-young-scientist.html