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 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 Knovation Presents Digital Learning Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/knovation-presents-digital-learning-awards.html Knovation presents the Digital Learning Awards to the top 100 U.S. districts using applications netTrekker and icurio for the 2015-2016 school year. These districts use netTrekker or icurio to introduce classroom-ready digital learning resources, maximizing teaching and learning experiences to enhance their overall digital transformation. ]]> Thursday, January 12, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/knovation-presents-digital-learning-awards.html 'Champions for Change Contest' Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/-champions-for-change-contest--winners.html ]]> Tuesday, January 10, 2017 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/-champions-for-change-contest--winners.html USC Shoah Foundation's IWitness Video Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/usc-shoah-foundation-s-iwitness-video-challenge.html Middle and high school students have the chance to win scholarships of up to $5,000 - and additional money for their educators and schools - by entering the fourth annual IWitness Video Challenge hosted by USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education. ]]> Tuesday, December 13, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/usc-shoah-foundation-s-iwitness-video-challenge.html Samsung Names State Finalists in STEAM Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/samsung-names-state-finalists-in-steam-contest.html Representing all 50 states and the nation’s capital, 255 public schools have advanced as state finalists in the $2 Million* Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challenges students to creatively use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) skills to address real-world issues and make a difference in their local communities. ]]> Monday, December 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/samsung-names-state-finalists-in-steam-contest.html Teens Called On To Tackle Opioid Crisis Through Video Competition; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/teens-called-on-to-tackle-opioid-crisis-through-video-competition-.html The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), DEA Educational Foundation and Discovery Education are launching the Operation Prevention Video Challenge that gives students the power to send a message to their peers about the dangers of opioid misuse, iinviting teens across the country to create a unique 30-60 second public service announcement aimed to reach other teens.... ]]> Monday, December 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/teens-called-on-to-tackle-opioid-crisis-through-video-competition-.html PBS Digital Innovators Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pbs-digital-innovators-program.html Beginning on December 12, educators from across the country-classroom changemakers who excel at using technology and digital media to spark excitement and drive learning in their classrooms-are encouraged to enter the 2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program. ]]> Monday, December 12, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/pbs-digital-innovators-program.html White House, ED Recognize Turnitin among Other Leaders Seeking to Improve Testing http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/white-house--ed-recognize-turnitin-among-other-leaders-seeking-to-improve-testing.html Turnitin received special recognition at the White House this week for its formative writing product Turnitin Revision Assistant. which extends the reach of teachers by giving students immediate, actionable and substantive feedback as they write. Revision Assistant was one of a small group of new educational technology products featured at the event because it fits the model for educational resources teachers can use to inform instructional practices with innovative, relevant assessment ties. ]]> Saturday, December 10, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/white-house--ed-recognize-turnitin-among-other-leaders-seeking-to-improve-testing.html PresenceLearning Names Awards of Excellence Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/presencelearning-names-awards-of-excellence-winners.html PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live, online special education related services, is pleased to announce the six winners of its 3rd annual Awards of Excellence, recognizing leadership, teamwork, and outstanding student progress. ]]> Thursday, December 08, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/presencelearning-names-awards-of-excellence-winners.html Achieve Celebrates 20th Anniversary http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/achieve-celebrates-20th-anniversary.html Achieve brings together state education leaders from across the country for its annual meeting and a celebration of Achieve's 20th anniversary. Practitioners, policymakers, and thought leaders have convened to discuss the state of college and career readiness of U.S. high school graduates and look back on the progress of the past two decades and the future work still needed to ensure all students are college and career ready. ]]> Wednesday, December 07, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/achieve-celebrates-20th-anniversary.html OR and TX Students Win 2016 Siemens Competition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/or-and-tx-students-win-2016-siemens-competition.html Three high school students, one from Portland, OR, and a team from Richardson, TX, were awarded grand prizes of $100,000 scholarships for their significant accomplishments in scientific research in the 17th annual Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology. The Competition is the nation's premier science research competition for high school students... ]]> Tuesday, December 06, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/or-and-tx-students-win-2016-siemens-competition.html