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 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 Teachers Recognized as 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/teachers-recognized-as-2015-pbs-learningmedia-digital-innovators.html PBS LearningMedia announced the 100 educators selected for the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program. The program, which is in its third year, recognizes tech-savvy K-12 educators who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating digital media in classrooms. ]]> Wednesday, April 08, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/teachers-recognized-as-2015-pbs-learningmedia-digital-innovators.html SIIA Announces Education Finalists for 2015 CODiE Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-announces-education-finalists-for-2015-codie-awards.html The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, yesterday announced the 157 finalists in Education categories for the 2015 SIIA CODiE Awards. These finalists represent applications, products and services from developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the K-20 sector. ]]> Saturday, April 04, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/siia-announces-education-finalists-for-2015-codie-awards.html Discovery Education Invites Educators To Participate in No Cost Professional Learning Tour http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-invites-educators-to-participate-in-no-cost-professional-learning-tour.html Education's Discovery Educator Network (DEN) invites teachers and administrators across the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom to participate in the 2015 DENapalooza tour. This series of no cost professional development events offers attendees actionable new tactics and strategies for integrating educational technologies into classroom instruction, as well as unique opportunities to network with their peers. ]]> Wednesday, April 01, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-invites-educators-to-participate-in-no-cost-professional-learning-tour.html Naiku Announces First Round of Innovative Educator Grant Recipients http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/naiku-announces-first-round-of-innovative-educator-grant-recipients.html Naiku, a leading provider of next-generation student assessment solutions, is thrilled to award its first two Teacher Team School Grants to educators at West Gate Elementary School in Prince William County in Virginia and Pine City High School in Pine City Public Schools located in Minnesota. Naiku awarded grants to these teams to further the innovative work they are doing around differentiated instruction and personalized learning. ]]> Monday, March 30, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/naiku-announces-first-round-of-innovative-educator-grant-recipients.html Discovery Education's Annual Spring VirtCon http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-s-annual-spring-virtcon.html Discovery Education invites teachers and administrators worldwide to participate in the upcoming Spring VirtCon on Saturday, April 25. This no-cost, day-long professional development event offers both virtual and face-to-face opportunities for educators to learn actionable tactics and strategies for deepening the integration of digital media into classroom instruction. ]]> Thursday, March 26, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/discovery-education-s-annual-spring-virtcon.html EdTech Digest Awards Program 2015-Finalists & Winners http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edtech-digest-awards-program-2014-finalists---winners.html With this year’s program we are shining a spotlight on the best and brightest tools, leaders, and trendsetters pushing forward today’s education revolution. The finalists and winners below are part of a greater story of 21st-century education transformation. In keeping with the mission of EdTech Digest, we are proud to share these cool tools, bold leaders and innovative trendsetters that we hope will inspire learners and leaders everywhere. ]]> Saturday, March 21, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edtech-digest-awards-program-2014-finalists---winners.html SunGard K-12 Education Recognizes Educators and Schools http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/sungard-k-12-education-recognizes-educators-and-schools.html SunGard K-12 Education today launched an all-new award program to celebrate the excellence of its customers' ed-tech initiatives. The Lead without Limits Awards Program seeks to recognize school districts, schools, departments, administrators, and educators that leverage technology to improve student achievement and/or school or district efficiency. ]]> Wednesday, March 18, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/sungard-k-12-education-recognizes-educators-and-schools.html Educational Facility Grant Program Now Accepting Applications http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/educational-facility-grant-program-now-accepting-applications.html Key decision makers at schools, colleges or universities involved in the design, build, management or renovation of an educational facility are invited to apply for an Educational Facility Grant for the EDspaces 2015 Conference & Expo, October 28-30, 2015 in New Orleans, LA. ]]> Saturday, March 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/educational-facility-grant-program-now-accepting-applications.html Winners of 2015 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-2015-vernier-nsta-technology-awards.html Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) announced the winners of their annual Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. The seven science and STEM educators were chosen by a panel of NSTA-appointed experts for their innovative use of data-collection technology with a computer, graphing calculator or other handheld device in the science classroom. ]]> Saturday, March 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/winners-of-2015-vernier-nsta-technology-awards.html Epson® BrightLink® Projector Teacher Contest http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/epson--brightlink--projector-teacher-contest.html Epson is asking K-12 and post-secondary educators in the United States and Canada to share three creative ways to engage students in the classroom using an interactive projector for a chance to win the Epson BrightLink® 595Wi finger-touch interactive projector. ]]> Saturday, March 14, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/epson--brightlink--projector-teacher-contest.html CoSN Selects C. Blohm & Associates to Lead CETL Summit http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cosn-selects-c--blohm---associates-to-lead-cetl-summit.html The Consortium for School Networking announces the selection of Charlene Blohm, founder and president of communications firm C. Blohm & Associates, Inc. (CB&A), to facilitate its first-ever Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) Summit, March 18-19 in Atlanta. ]]> Thursday, March 12, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/cosn-selects-c--blohm---associates-to-lead-cetl-summit.html 1.2 Million U.S. Students Compete for School Math Championship http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/1-2-million-u-s--students-compete-for-school-math-championship.html Think Through Learning announced the 16 finalist schools in its biggest contest of the year "March Math Madness," or MX3. As of March 1, more than 12,500 schools and more than 1.2 million students from around the nation have been competing in the bracket-style, MX3 contest. Schools have been vying for a THINK Nation regional finalist spot, which are awarded to four schools in each U.S. time zone... ]]> Monday, March 09, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/1-2-million-u-s--students-compete-for-school-math-championship.html EdTechWomen Host Exclusive Entrepreneur Summit at SXSWedu http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edtechwomen-host-exclusive-entrepreneur-summit-at-sxswedu.html In an effort to address the challenges faced by emerging entrepreneurs and leaders of both genders, EdTechWomen, a national networked community for women's leadership in education technology, will host the In The Know Summit at SXSWedu, an annual conference fostering innovation in learning. The In The Know Summit and its speakers will serve as the real-life how-to-guide for the up-and-coming entrepreneur. ]]> Wednesday, March 04, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/edtechwomen-host-exclusive-entrepreneur-summit-at-sxswedu.html ECS Names Four Education Leaders as Distinguished Senior Fellows http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ecs-names-four-education-leaders-as-distinguished-senior-fellows.html ECS is honored to announce the 2015 ECS Distinguished Senior Fellows. These four education policy veterans - will serve as advisors to ECS and the states in the coming year. Distinguished Senior Fellows provide intellectual leadership and direction to the organization. ]]> Wednesday, March 04, 2015 http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/announcements/ecs-names-four-education-leaders-as-distinguished-senior-fellows.html