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 School of the Future Design Competition Winners Shine http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/school-of-the-future-design-competition-winners-shine.html Six teams of middle school students met at the CEFPI Annual Conference in Portland, OR, to compete in the final leg of The School of the Future Design Competition. The competition challenges students from across the globe to think creatively as they plan and design tomorrow's 21st century learning environments to enhance innovative ways of teaching and learning, be healthy, conserve resources, be environmentally responsive and engage the surrounding community. ]]> Saturday, October 18, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/school-of-the-future-design-competition-winners-shine.html Honeywell and NASA Bring STEM Education Event Back for 10th Year http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/honeywell-and-nasa-bring-stem-education-event-back-for-10th-year.html Honeywell and NASA are celebrating 10 years of collaboration with FMA Live! Forces in Motion, an 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. The popular show, which will visit its 1,000th school during this special tour, ]]> Thursday, October 16, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/honeywell-and-nasa-bring-stem-education-event-back-for-10th-year.html CELT National Education Summit To Highlight Landmark Investments in Procurement and Implementation http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/celt-national-education-summit-to-highlight-landmark-investments-in-procurement-and-implementation.html The Center for Educational Leadership and Technology (CELT) is excited to announce that the agenda for its 2014 National Education Summit on the Procurement and Implementation of Administrative and Instructional Improvement Systems includes several sessions focused on groundbreaking investments made by the world's most influential philanthropic foundations. ]]> Monday, October 13, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/celt-national-education-summit-to-highlight-landmark-investments-in-procurement-and-implementation.html 5th Annual Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/5th-annual-canadian-edtech-leadership-summit.html Nolan Bushnell's latest venture, education gaming start-up, BrainRush will strike a chord with delegates at the 5th Annual Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit at MaRS Discovery District on October 23rd. This year's Summit features world class experts in making sense of the digital learning revolution. ]]> Thursday, October 09, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/5th-annual-canadian-edtech-leadership-summit.html 'Empowering Innovation' - Fourth Annual Follett Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/-empowering-innovation----fourth-annual-follett-challenge.html The fourth annual Follett Challenge, which will highlight and reward the most innovative K-12 programs that teach 21st century skills to students, launches its 2014-15 contest Monday, Oct. 6.Since its debut, the Follett Challenge has evolved from focusing on libraries to include the entire school. The 2014-15 Follett Challenge is open to submissions from the full spectrum of classroom teachers, technology specialists, administrators, PTAs, and, of course, librarians. ]]> Thursday, October 02, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/-empowering-innovation----fourth-annual-follett-challenge.html Belk, Discovery Education and ISTE Launch Belk Service Learning Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/belk--discovery-education-and-iste-launch-belk-service-learning-challenge.html Belk, Discovery Education and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced today the back-to-school launch of the Belk Service Learning Challenge, a comprehensive standards-aligned program encouraging middle school students to facilitate positive changes in their communities by applying critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity skills to a service-learning project of their choice. ]]> Wednesday, October 01, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/belk--discovery-education-and-iste-launch-belk-service-learning-challenge.html Discovery Communications Continues "Connect the Dots" STEM Education Campaign http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-communications-continues--connect-the-dots--stem-education-campaign.html As part of its ongoing "Connect the Dots" STEM education initiative, Discovery Communications announced today it has begun airing a cross-channel public service announcement promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and mentorship. The PSA is a component of Discovery's partnership with US2020 announced at the White House Science Fair in May.... ]]> Wednesday, October 01, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-communications-continues--connect-the-dots--stem-education-campaign.html Girls Thinking Global to Support Empowerment of Girls Globally http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/girls-thinking-global-to-support-empowerment-of-girls-globally.html Girls Thinking Global (GTG) announced its official non-profit launch today, an organization connecting global change makers to empower adolescent girls. GTG is embarking on a visionary journey to create a global network serving women and girls, to leverage resources - monetary, in-kind, and communicative - to ensure that every possible dollar and resource is used to improve the quality of life for adolescent girls worldwide. ]]> Monday, September 29, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/girls-thinking-global-to-support-empowerment-of-girls-globally.html Toshiba and NSTA Announce 23rd Annual Exploravision Competition http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/toshiba-and-nsta-announce-23rd-annual-exploravision-competition.html The Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision program is kicking off its 23rd year of the world’s largest K-12 science competition with registration now open. Sponsored by Toshiba and administered by NSTA, the ExploraVision program builds problem-solving, critical thinking, and collaboration skills that are central to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). ]]> Tuesday, September 23, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/toshiba-and-nsta-announce-23rd-annual-exploravision-competition.html 2014 Educational Technology Summit http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2014-educational-technology-summit.html Today's technology, used effectively, presents tremendous opportunities to engage students and personalize learning in any K-12 classroom. Building on the findings of the 2013 edtech summit on the challenges to access of quality digital-learning tools, this year's summit will focus on training and supporting teachers to succeed in a networked learning environment and provide an update on efforts to wire America's classrooms. ]]> Monday, September 22, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2014-educational-technology-summit.html New Partner APPA Brings Credentialing Program to EDspaces http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/new-partner-appa-brings-credentialing-program-to-edspaces.html The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is proud to announce that APPA is the latest Knowledge Partner for the EDspaces Conference & Expo. As a Knowledge Partner, APPA is bringing its Credentialing Program to EDspaces. Participants will receive a $200 discount when they register for both EDspaces and the APPA Credentialing Course on October 29 and 30 in Tampa, Florida. ]]> Tuesday, September 16, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/new-partner-appa-brings-credentialing-program-to-edspaces.html Honeywell and NASA Celebrate 10th Anniversary of FMA Live! http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/honeywell-and-nasa-celebrate-10th-anniversary-of-fma-live-.html Honeywell and NASA are celebrating 10 years of collaboration with FMA Live! Forces in Motion, an 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. The popular show will visit its 1,000th school during this special tour... ]]> Monday, September 15, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/honeywell-and-nasa-celebrate-10th-anniversary-of-fma-live-.html Call for Applications Now Open for the 2015 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/call-for-applications-now-open-for-the-2015-vernier-nsta-technology-awards.html Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are now accepting applications for the annual Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. Seven educators – one elementary teacher, two middle school teachers, three high school teachers, and one college-level educator – will be recognized for their innovative use of data-collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator, or other handheld device in the science classroom. ]]> Wednesday, September 10, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/call-for-applications-now-open-for-the-2015-vernier-nsta-technology-awards.html Nominations Now Open for the 30th Annual SIIA CODiE Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nominations-now-open-for-the-30th-annual-siia-codie-awards.html The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) opened nominations for the 2015 SIIA CODiE Awards. The 2015 CODiE Awards feature 14 new and updated categories, reflecting the dramatic changes in technology and business models impacting the software and information industries. The CODiE Awards have been the premier award for the software and information industries for 29 years. The awards program has three tracks organized by industry focus: Content, Education and Software. ]]> Monday, September 08, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nominations-now-open-for-the-30th-annual-siia-codie-awards.html 2014 EDspaces Innovation Awards Now Open http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2014-edspaces-innovation-awards-now-open.html EDspaces Innovation Awards competition is now open. The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is proud to partner with the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) to recognize manufacturers for excellence in product design for the learning environment. ]]> Monday, September 08, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2014-edspaces-innovation-awards-now-open.html Inaugural School Librarian of the Year Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/inaugural-school-librarian-of-the-year-award.html School Library Journal today announced the winners of the first annual School Librarian of the Year Award, which honors K-12 school library professionals for outstanding achievement and the exemplary use of 21st- century tools and services to engage students toward fostering multiple literacies. ]]> Wednesday, September 03, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/inaugural-school-librarian-of-the-year-award.html Oklahoma City Schools Selects Infinite Campus http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/oklahoma-city-schools-selects-infinite-campus.html Oklahoma’s largest school district will serve students more efficiently following its selection of Infinite Campus, a state-preferred vendor with a decade of WAVE reporting experience. Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) is upgrading from an old, text-based system and is impressed with the many features and tools in the modern, Web-based Infinite Campus District Edition. ]]> Saturday, August 30, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/oklahoma-city-schools-selects-infinite-campus.html Raytheon-Engineering Is Elementary® http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/raytheon-engineering-is-elementary-.html Raytheon Company is now accepting applications for its Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary® (EiE) Teacher Scholarship Program. During the 2014-15 school year, Raytheon will grant 30 awards of $2,500 each to elementary school teachers nationwide whose applications best demonstrate innovative methods of generating student enthusiasm about engineering concepts. ]]> Saturday, August 30, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/raytheon-engineering-is-elementary-.html Truenorthlogic Joins Digital Learning Alliance http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/truenorthlogic-joins-digital-learning-alliance.html Truenorthlogic, the leading talent management solution for K-12 school districts and state departments, joins the Digital Learning Alliance (DLA). The partnership will promote advocating for personalized education through technology by empowering legislators to pass new education reform. ]]> Thursday, August 28, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/truenorthlogic-joins-digital-learning-alliance.html Nomination Period Open for 2015 EdTech Digest Awards Program http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nomination-period-open-for-2015-edtech-digest-awards-program.html The fifth annual EdTech Digest Awards Recognition Program honoring tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sector is underway and accepting entries in all categories. The distinguished awards program recognizes outstanding solutions-and the best and brightest minds-in education and technology. ]]> Monday, August 25, 2014 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/nomination-period-open-for-2015-edtech-digest-awards-program.html