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 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 "Boxlight STEM Day" Supports STEM Learning in U.S. and Latin American Schools; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/-boxlight-stem-day--supports-stem-learning-in-u-s--and-latin-american-schools-.html Boxlight STEM Day (#BLSTEM) will take place on December 9. A select number of low-income elementary and high schools in the United States and Latin America will work with the company in a hands-own, inquiry-based learning event designed to help students learn critical STEM skills and understand how STEM disciplines apply to the world around them. ]]> Saturday, December 03, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/-boxlight-stem-day--supports-stem-learning-in-u-s--and-latin-american-schools-.html Learning.com Announces Winners of National Code-a-Thon Competition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/learning-com-announces-winners-of-national-code-a-thon-competition.html National education technology company Learning.com today announced the winners of its first-ever Code-a-Thon, a nationwide competition to introduce coding skills to elementary and middle school students. Learning.com congratulates North Heights Junior High School in Texarkana, Arkansas as the national winner. ]]> Tuesday, November 29, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/learning-com-announces-winners-of-national-code-a-thon-competition.html The Learning Counsel Honors 12 Districts for Digital Curriculum Transition Strategies http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/the-learning-counsel-honors-12-districts-for-digital-curriculum-transition-strategies.html The Learning Counsel recognized twelve leading districts for their vision and innovation in integrating digital curriculum and technology into their teaching and learning process. Attendees at the event included top education executives from around the U.S., who gathered to acknowledge exemplary progress and discuss how innovation, technology, and school and classroom remodeling is pushing the education envelope-all in the name of better outcomes for our youth. ]]> Tuesday, November 29, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/the-learning-counsel-honors-12-districts-for-digital-curriculum-transition-strategies.html Vernier Accepting Applications for its 2017 Engineering Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/vernier-accepting-applications-for-its-2017-engineering-contest.html Vernier Software & Technology is accepting applications for its 2017 Engineering Contest. The contest recognizes science and STEM teachers for their creative uses of Vernier sensors to teach students engineering concepts and practices. Two winning teachers-one middle school teacher and one high school teacher-will each receive prizes valued at $5,500. Applications for the contest are due by February 15, 2017, and winners will be announced in March ]]> Monday, November 21, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/vernier-accepting-applications-for-its-2017-engineering-contest.html Winners of Kids Discover Lesson-Building Contest; http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-kids-discover-lesson-building-contest-.html Kids Discover, a leading provider of dynamic, engaging online science and social studies curriculum, is excited to announce the winners of its Cross-Curricular Lesson-Building Contest. The contest, identified by the hashtag #XCurricular, was aimed at rewarding educators who create and share engaging lessons for their classrooms. ]]> Monday, November 14, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-kids-discover-lesson-building-contest-.html Curriculum Associates Sponsors ALAS Scholarships http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/curriculum-associates-sponsors-alas-scholarships-11-1-2016.html For the second consecutive year, Curriculum Associates has sponsored the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents' (ALAS) scholarship program to help Latino/a administrators earn advanced degrees in education. This recent donation allowed ALAS to award two administrators with a total of $12,000 in scholarship funds. ]]> Tuesday, November 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/curriculum-associates-sponsors-alas-scholarships-11-1-2016.html 'Read to the Final Four' Literacy Tournament Tips off Across AZ http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/-read-to-the-final-four--literacy-tournament-tips-off-across-az.html With the help of the myON personalized literacy environment, third-graders across Arizona will compete in NCAA Team Works Read to the Final Four, a tournament-style reading competition that will crown a literacy champion on March 31, the day before the national men's basketball semifinals. ]]> Tuesday, November 01, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/-read-to-the-final-four--literacy-tournament-tips-off-across-az.html Impero Announces $2.5 million "Best Technology for Schools" Grant Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/impero-announces--2-5-million--best-technology-for-schools--grant-program.html To help schools in the United States and Canada manage their digital classrooms, Impero Software, the leading remote monitoring and management software provider for K12 districts, today announced a $2.5 million "Best Technology for Schools" grant program. ]]> Monday, October 31, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/impero-announces--2-5-million--best-technology-for-schools--grant-program.html FrontRow Captures ALE Solution Provider Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/frontrow-captures-ale-solution-provider-award.html The Association for Learning Environments Solution Provider award is designed to highlight innovation in materials, technology, products and services that are key elements in defining healthy, resilient, 21st Century learning spaces. Congratulations to FrontRow and Juno Connect - their award-winning acoustic device to improve learning! ]]> Monday, October 31, 2016 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/frontrow-captures-ale-solution-provider-award.html