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 EDexpo 2016 Heads to Vegas to Celebrate EDmarket’s 100th http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edexpo-2016-heads-to-vegas-to-celebrate-edmarket-s-100th.html The Education Market Association (EDmarket) announced today that EDexpo 2016 will be held at the Las Vegas Westgate Resort and Casino, March 9-11, 2016. In response to requests from both exhibitors and attendees, the EDmarket leadership voted unanimously to provide a stand-alone, under-one-roof event to serve the needs of the entire educational products dealer/supplier community. ]]> Wednesday, May 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edexpo-2016-heads-to-vegas-to-celebrate-edmarket-s-100th.html Abilene ISD Recognized for Improving Student Success with Online Learning http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/abilene-isd-recognized-for-improving-student-success-with-online-learning.html Abilene Independent School District, of Abilene, Texas, will be presented the Rock Star School Award on Thursday, May 21, 2015, by Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions. The district has successfully utilized Edmentum’s online learning solutions, Plato Courseware and Study Island, to improve test scores, increase passing rates, and boost overall student success over the past five years. ]]> Wednesday, May 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/abilene-isd-recognized-for-improving-student-success-with-online-learning.html SunGard Announces Lead Without Limits Awards Recipients http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/sungard-announces-lead-without-limits-awards-recipients.html SunGard K-12 Education announced the inaugural recipients of its new Lead without Limits Award program, which celebrates the excellence of its customers' ed-tech initiatives. The Lead without Limits Awards Program recognizes school districts, schools, departments, administrators, and educators that leverage technology to improve student achievement and/or school or district efficiency. ]]> Thursday, May 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/sungard-announces-lead-without-limits-awards-recipients.html Winner of Grand Prize in Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winner-of-grand-prize-in-toyota-teendrive365-video-challenge.html When Chicago high school student Elijah Wilborn created his safe driving PSA, he left his phone, music and other distractions curbside – and picked up the grand prize in the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge from Toyota and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. ]]> Monday, May 11, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winner-of-grand-prize-in-toyota-teendrive365-video-challenge.html CB&A Unveils BuzzHub Series of Events at ISTE 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cb-a-unveils-buzzhub-series-of-events-at-iste-2015.html True to its mission of raising visibility in the education and special needs markets, C. Blohm & Associates, Inc. announces the development of BuzzHub, a multifaceted visibility event that will premiere at the ISTE 2015 Conference & Expo...BuzzHub takes a mutually beneficial, layered approach to visibility at conferences, offering a variety of exclusive opportunities to top-tier media, bloggers, industry VIPs and companies. ]]> Wednesday, May 06, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cb-a-unveils-buzzhub-series-of-events-at-iste-2015.html SIIA Announces CODiE™ Award Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-announces-codie--award-winners.html The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the winners of the 2015 CODiE Awards in education technology. The ceremony was held during a special awards reception and dinner at SIIA's annual Education Information Summit, at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Overall, 28 awards were given for products and services deployed specifically for the education technology market ]]> Wednesday, May 06, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-announces-codie--award-winners.html Announcing This Year's REVERE Awards Finalists! http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/announcing-this-year-s-revere-awards-finalists-.html More more than 60 awards will be handed out at this year's REVERE Awards Gala at CIC 2015. As publishing evolves and broadens, the REVERE Awards (REcognizing Valuable Educational REsources) continue the tradition of identifying and honoring excellence in print, digital and multimedia resources that support teaching and learning. ]]> Tuesday, May 05, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/announcing-this-year-s-revere-awards-finalists-.html ISTE 2015 EdTekTalks To Feature Pioneers, Activists, Artists http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/iste-2015-edtektalks-to-feature-pioneers--activists--artists.html Five innovators who have pushed the limits of their imaginations to create meaningful change will deliver the EdTekTalks at ISTE 2015 on Monday, June 29 from 2:15-4 p.m. in Philadelphia. These mini-keynotes, a new conference feature added in 2014, will highlight leaders from the worlds of art, science, philanthropy and technology. ]]> Saturday, May 02, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/iste-2015-edtektalks-to-feature-pioneers--activists--artists.html SIIA Honors Industry Veterans http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-honors-industry-veterans-4-30-2015.html The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces that it will honor Tom Snyder, founder of Tom Snyder Productions, with its prestigious Education Lifetime Achievement Award. SIIA will also present its Ed Tech Impact Award to Farimah Schuerman, senior vice president for strategy and alliances of Copia Interactive, during the upcoming Education Industry Summit held in San Francisco May 3-5. ]]> Thursday, April 30, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-honors-industry-veterans-4-30-2015.html Follett Challenge Announces 2015 Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/follett-challenge-announces-2015-winners.html Follett Corporation today announced the winners of the fourth annual Follett Challenge, which empowers innovation and rewards ground-breaking educational programs. O'Neill Middle School in Downers Grove School District #58 in Downers Grove, Illinois, has been awarded the Grand Prize for its inventive multimedia program, Conquest of the Realm. ]]> Thursday, April 30, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/follett-challenge-announces-2015-winners.html 2015 Business Report: National Survey on STEM Education http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2015-business-report--national-survey-on-stem-education.html Published by IESD Inc. in conjunction with STEM Market Impact LLC and MCH Data, the 2015 Business Report: National Survey STEM Education provides insights into the changing landscape of science and STEM education. Essential for any product developer or marketer focused on K-12 science and STEM education, this 187-page report looks at the impact of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) on the future purchasing plans of science educators and administrators ]]> Tuesday, April 28, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/2015-business-report--national-survey-on-stem-education.html Internet2 Names Two K-20 Educators Winners of Richard Rose Award http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/internet2-names-two-k-20-educators-winners-of-richard-rose-award.html Internet2 today announced that Larry Gallery of NYSERNet and Rob Semper of the Exploratorium are this year's winners of the Richard Rose Award. The award honors K-20 educators or technologists who have made demonstrable impacts on the K-20 community by extending advanced networking, content and services to the broader education community. ]]> Monday, April 27, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/internet2-names-two-k-20-educators-winners-of-richard-rose-award.html Winners of the 21st Annual BESSIE Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-the-21st-annual-bessie-awards.html The ComputED Gazette is pleased to announce winners of its 21st Annual Best Educational Software Awards. The Awards target innovative and content-rich programs (including apps for iPad and Android) and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers worldwide. ]]> Monday, April 27, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-the-21st-annual-bessie-awards.html New Research Supports Positive Impact of Skipping a Grade on Gifted Students' Career Success http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/new-research-supports-positive-impact-of-skipping-a-grade-on-gifted-students--career-success.html When it comes to the impact of grade-level acceleration on the career success and satisfaction of gifted students, the old idiom "the early bird catches the worm" holds true. That's the conclusion of research conducted by Pearson's Katie McClarty, Ph.D., and published in her chapter in "A Nation Empowered: Evidence Trumps the Excuses Holding Back America's Brightest Students," from the Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development at the University of Iowa. ]]> Saturday, April 25, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/new-research-supports-positive-impact-of-skipping-a-grade-on-gifted-students--career-success.html 24 Women Trailblazers Illuminate Path to Leadership http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/24-women-trailblazers-illuminate-path-to-leadership.html With the renewed push for gender equality in the workplace, "Real Women, Real Leaders," a new book published by Wiley, offers inspirational stories and practical advice on professional advancement for women. Edited by Kathy Hurley and Priscilla Shumway, the book provides personal, relatable testimonials from 24 women in a range of industries including education, technology, law, the military, politics, and the media... ]]> Wednesday, April 22, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/24-women-trailblazers-illuminate-path-to-leadership.html Discovery Communications Supports White House My Brother's Keeper Initiative http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-communications-supports-white-house-my-brother-s-keeper-initiative.html Discovery Education announced details on a series of town hall discussions on the My Brother's Keeper initiative. A White House program, My Brother's Keeper seeks to improve the life outcomes of boys and young men of color through public-private partnerships and other measures. ]]> Monday, April 20, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-communications-supports-white-house-my-brother-s-keeper-initiative.html Finalists in Annual Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/finalists-in-annual-toyota-teendrive365-video-challenge.html Toyota and Discovery Education's Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, now in its fourth year, invites teens across the country to create short videos to inspire their friends to drive more safely and avoid risky behavior behind the wheel. Today, Toyota and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced the ten finalists chosen from more than 1,000 videos that were submitted this year. ]]> Thursday, April 16, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/finalists-in-annual-toyota-teendrive365-video-challenge.html Teachers Will Tune Up Their Skills in the Music City http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/teachers-will-tune-up-their-skills-in-the-music-city.html ASCD will host thousands of educators to explore bold new directions in their teaching practice at the 2015 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence. Held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., June 26-28, the conference will bring together diverse teachers from around the globe to gain new strategies and solutions for making excellent teaching a reality in every classroom. ]]> Thursday, April 16, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/teachers-will-tune-up-their-skills-in-the-music-city.html Second Annual Digital Innovation in Learning Awards Open http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/second-annual-digital-innovation-in-learning-awards-open.html EdSurge and Digital Promise are pleased to present the second annual "Digital Innovation in Learning Awards" (or the DILAs), a joint effort to celebrate what you are accomplishing in edtech, and more importantly, how it’s being accomplished. Educators, administrators, and organizations are invited to submit videos that showcase how they support teaching and learning. ]]> Wednesday, April 15, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/second-annual-digital-innovation-in-learning-awards-open.html Winners of Pearson's Second Annual Student Coding Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-pearson-s-second-annual-student-coding-contest.html To help increase awareness of the importance of programming education, undergraduates from around the U.S. and Canada came together to compete in Pearson’s Second Annual Student Coding Contest. Judges observed as the three final contestants demonstrated how their apps will improve how others learn. ]]> Tuesday, April 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-pearson-s-second-annual-student-coding-contest.html