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 Student Teams of STEM Entrepreneurs Win $47,500 in Prizes at Global Innovation Conference http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/student-teams-of-stem-entrepreneurs-win--47-500-in-prizes-at-global-innovation-conference.html Four teams of high school students from North Carolina and Ohio received top honors at the Conrad Foundation 2014 Innovation Summit, presented by Lockheed Martin. The Summit is the final competition round for the 2013-2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge. ]]> Wednesday, April 09, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/student-teams-of-stem-entrepreneurs-win--47-500-in-prizes-at-global-innovation-conference.html Arc Capital Development Celebrates 10th Anniversary http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/arc-capital-development-celebrates-10th-anniversary.html Global early stage venture firm, Arc Capital Development is pleased to celebrate its 10th Anniversary at LearnLaunch X, Boston's most influential Ed Tech Accelerator. ]]> Tuesday, April 08, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/arc-capital-development-celebrates-10th-anniversary.html SDE National Power Up! Pre-Conference Helps Teachers Engage Tech-Savvy Students http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/sde-national-power-up--pre-conference-helps-teachers-engage-tech-savvy-students.html Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its 2014 Power Up! pre-conference, taking place July 7, 2014. This one-day professional development event, now in its fourth year, shows K-6 educators how to embrace technology as a daily instructional tool. ]]> Tuesday, April 08, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/sde-national-power-up--pre-conference-helps-teachers-engage-tech-savvy-students.html PBS Learningmedia Announces 2014 Digital Innovators Program Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pbs-learningmedia-announces-2014-digital-innovators-program-winners.html PBS LearningMedia announced the 100 educators selected for the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program. The program rewards tech-savvy K-12 educators from across the country who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating digital media in classrooms to promote student engagement and achievement through year-long hands-on and virtual professional development opportunities. ]]> Monday, April 07, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pbs-learningmedia-announces-2014-digital-innovators-program-winners.html Vernier and NSTA Honor Seven Teachers for Use of Data-Collection Technology http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/vernier-and-nsta-honor-seven-teachers-for-use-of-data-collection-technology.html Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) named seven innovative science and STEM teachers as winners of the 2014 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. The winning educators were selected for their use of data-collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator, or other handheld device in the science classroom. ]]> Wednesday, April 02, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/vernier-and-nsta-honor-seven-teachers-for-use-of-data-collection-technology.html National Student Poets Amplify the Teen Voice for National Poetry Month http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/national-student-poets-amplify-the-teen-voice-for-national-poetry-month.html During their tenure as teen literary ambassadors, the second annual class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP) has been actively participating in readings and workshops across the country to share their work and amplify the youth voice in poetry. To celebrate National Poetry Month in April, each of the five poets will participate in a full calendar of events that promote an appreciation of poetry ]]> Tuesday, April 01, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/national-student-poets-amplify-the-teen-voice-for-national-poetry-month.html Six Industry-Leading Companies Join the PR with Panache! Client Family http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/six-industry-leading-companies-join-the-pr-with-panache--client-family.html PR with Panache! (PRP) is thrilled to announce that its client family is continuing to grow. In the last quarter, The PRP team has welcomed six innovative companies to PR with Panache!: Thesys, Socos, Junyo, Learning Upgrade, Hooda Math and the Coughlan Community Giving Fund. ]]> Wednesday, March 26, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/six-industry-leading-companies-join-the-pr-with-panache--client-family.html CoSN Enshrines Private Sector and Volunteer Champions http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cosn-enshrines-private-sector-and-volunteer-champions.html CoSN recognized stalwart K-12 education technology champions both in the private and public sectors. CoSN honored Bigham Technology Solutions’ Vicki Bigham as the 2014 Private Sector Champion, Puget Sound ESD Chief Technology Officer (CTO) John Vaille as the 2014 Volunteer of the Year, and 50 volunteers for accomplishing CoSN’s mission. ]]> Wednesday, March 26, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cosn-enshrines-private-sector-and-volunteer-champions.html Five Grand Prize Winners Announced in the $2 Million Samsung Solve for Tomorrow National Education Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/five-grand-prize-winners-announced-in-the--2-million-samsung-solve-for-tomorrow-national-education-contest.html Samsung announced today the five grand prize winners in its nationwide Solve for Tomorrow contest, a competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among U.S. public school students. The five grand prize winners were chosen from more than 2,300 schools from across the country. ]]> Tuesday, March 25, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/five-grand-prize-winners-announced-in-the--2-million-samsung-solve-for-tomorrow-national-education-contest.html HMH Introduces Learning with Big Data http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/hmh-introduces-learning-with-big-data.html Houghton Mifflin Harcourt launched Learning with Big Data: The Future of Education, an e-short by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier, authors of the New York Times bestselling book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. The short e-book vividly illustrates the transformative effect big data is having on the learning process... ]]> Monday, March 24, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/hmh-introduces-learning-with-big-data.html Discovery Education Bringing No Cost PD to Educators http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-bringing-no-cost-pd-to-educators.html Discovery Education's Discovery Educator Network (DEN) invites teachers and administrators across the U.S. and Canada to participate in the 2014 DENapalooza tour, a series of no cost professional development opportunities that will provide participants with new skills and strategies for integrating educational technologies into classroom instruction to accelerate student engagement and achievement. ]]> Saturday, March 22, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-bringing-no-cost-pd-to-educators.html CoSN Honors FCC Commissioner with 2014 Public Service Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cosn-honors-fcc-commissioner-with-2014-public-service-award.html The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) honored Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel with its highest award – the 2014 Award for Excellence in Public Service. The award was presented last night during CoSN’s Monumental Impact! Advocacy Dinner & Auction. ]]> Friday, March 21, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cosn-honors-fcc-commissioner-with-2014-public-service-award.html ASCD and CDC Announce Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ascd-and-cdc-announce-whole-school--whole-community--whole-child-model.html ASCD announced the new Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model that is recommended as a strategy for improving students' health and learning in our schools. Developed by ASCD and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with key leaders from education, public health, and school health fields... ]]> Thursday, March 20, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ascd-and-cdc-announce-whole-school--whole-community--whole-child-model.html ASCD Launches Digital 2013 Annual Report http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ascd-launches-digital-2013-annual-report.html ASCD, a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading, is pleased to release the 2013 Annual Report, titled "The Promise of Leadership: Sustaining Learning, Transforming Teaching." The parallax-based web experience is an animated, interactive journey designed to showcase ASCD's programs, products, and services. ]]> Monday, March 17, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ascd-launches-digital-2013-annual-report.html Real World Scholars Launches at ASCD Conference http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/real-world-scholars-launches-at-ascd-conference.html Real World Scholars (RWS) will begin accepting grant applications from high schools for the 2014-2015 school year. A social venture capital foundation, RWS' mission is to foster social enterprise education by equipping educators with the tools necessary to teach future social entrepreneurs. ]]> Saturday, March 15, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/real-world-scholars-launches-at-ascd-conference.html First Lady Michelle Obama Leads Discovery Education Virtual Field Trip from China http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/first-lady-michelle-obama-leads-discovery-education-virtual-field-trip-from-china.html Discovery Education and the White House announced today that later this month First Lady Michelle Obama will lead U.S. students in a cultural exchange with their peers in China as part of the Of the People: Live from the White House Virtual Field Trip series. ]]> Wednesday, March 12, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/first-lady-michelle-obama-leads-discovery-education-virtual-field-trip-from-china.html Energize Math Instruction Through Early Numeracy Success http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/energize-math-instruction-through-early-numeracy-success.html Staff Development for Educators' (SDE) seminar on Early Numeracy Success! Strategies for Building a Strong Math Foundation seminar, offered this spring for educators of grades K-2, is designed to take the guess work out of how to teach math content the way today's rigorous standards require. ]]> Thursday, March 06, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/energize-math-instruction-through-early-numeracy-success.html Discovery Educator Network's Spring Virtcon http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-educator-network-s-spring-virtcon.html Discovery Education invites teachers and administrators worldwide to attend the upcoming Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Spring VirtCon on Saturday, April 26. Focused on the theme of digital transformations, this free, day-long professional development event combines both virtual and face-to-face opportunities for educators to learn proven strategies for integrating digital media into classroom instruction to improve student engagement and achievement. ]]> Thursday, March 06, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-educator-network-s-spring-virtcon.html NSSEA Is Now the Education Market Association http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nssea-is-now-the-education-market-association.html In an effort to more accurately reflect the association¡¦s scope in representing the educational products marketplace, the National School Supply and Equipment Association has been renamed the Education Market Association (EDmarket). Members and leaders overwhelmingly voted to approve this new name for the organization. ]]> Wednesday, March 05, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nssea-is-now-the-education-market-association.html Honeywell and NASA Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Collaboration with FMA Live! http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/honeywell-and-nasa-celebrate-10th-anniversary-of-collaboration-with-fma-live-.html Honeywell and NASA are celebrating 10 years of collaboration with FMA Live! Forces in Motion a newly expanded, award-winning, hip-hop physics education program that inspires middle school students to learn and enjoy math and science in a compelling, fun and memorable way. ]]> Monday, March 03, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/honeywell-and-nasa-celebrate-10th-anniversary-of-collaboration-with-fma-live-.html