by Flipped Learning Network On 05/21/2013
The 6th Annual Flipped Conference
is scheduled for June 18-19 in Stillwater, Minn., and worldwide through
the FlipCon13 Virtual Conference live stream. Virtual attendees can
participate in keynote sessions with speakers Jon Bergmann, Aaron Sams
and Ramsey Musallam; a panel of students, parents and educators; and 28
concurrent sessions. A moderated online communication channel will
enable virtual attendees to contribute questions and participate in
by Charlotte Andrist On 05/21/2013
Company Continues to Gain Recognition for its Innovation in Transforming Learning
SONOMA, Calif. (May 21, 2013) -- StudySync (www.studysync.com), the groundbreaking Common Core literacy curriculum from BookheadEd Learning, has been selected as a finalist in the Innovation category for this year’s Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) annual awards program. The winners will be announced at the AEP Award Gala on June 4 in Washington, D.C. during AEP’s Content in Context conference.
by ISTE On 05/20/2013
Award Honorees to be Recognized at ISTE 2013 Conference, June 23-26, in San Antonio
WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 20, 2013 – Today the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) announced the outstanding education leaders that will be honored at the world’s premier educational technology event, ISTE 2013, in San Antonio, June 23-26.
“The 2013 ISTE award honorees are living examples of the how educators are, right now, using thought leadership, advocacy and innovation to leverage technology to transform learning and teaching,” said Brian Lewis, ISTE CEO. “With their creativity, passion and dedication, they’re inspiring great things in our students, schools and communities. We look forward to recognizing them at ISTE 2013.”
by SIIA On 05/17/2013
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the
principal trade association for the software and digital content
industries, last week held its 10th Annual Ed Tech Industry Summit,
themed “Navigating Next,” in San Francisco. Attended by more than 350
educational technology leaders, the Summit featured strategies, cases
studies, and success stories about best business practices on topics
including game-based learning, going global and mobile, market data and
trends, OER and commercial publishers, leveraging social media, and
by School Specialty On 05/17/2013
Inquiry-Based Science Program Passes Rigorous Evaluation in Whole Curriculum Category
GREENVILLE, Wis. (May 17, 2013) –School Specialty’s science division, Delta Education, announced today its Full Option Science System® (FOSS) is a finalist for the 2013 Association of Education Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards.
by School Specialty On 05/16/2013
In conjunction with Teacher Appreciation Month, School Specialty, Inc.
(OTCQB:SCHSQ), a leading K-12 education company with the broadest array
of products in the education market, honors the 2013 National Physical
Education Teachers of the Year (TOY). Sponsored exclusively by School
Specialty brand Sportime and the National Association for Sport and
Physical Education (NASPE) since the award’s inception in 1989, the
Teachers of the Year program recognizes outstanding teaching performance
and the ability to motivate today's youth to participate in a lifetime
of physical activity.
by Skyward, Inc. On 05/16/2013
Skyward announces the release of its Course Learning Center, a new module that is fully integrated with its Student Management Suite. The Course Learning Center provides teachers and students with a simplified way to manage daily classroom activities and improve collaboration. The new module streamlines teacher access to the tools they need, enabling them to manage course resources, classroom discussions, digital lockers, assessments and grades in one location. Students can access the center to upload assignments, get teacher feedback on their work, and participate in conversations through discussion boards.
by Pearson On 05/15/2013
Customizable Suite of Professional Development Resources for Teachers and Principals Honored as Best Professional Learning Solution for Education
NEW YORK - May 15, 2013 — Pearson Teacher Compass Suite is the winner of the 2013 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Award for Best Professional Learning Solution for Education. A complete, customizable observation and coaching system, Pearson Teacher Compass Suite provides online, on-demand professional development for teachers and principals nationwide. The 2013 CODiE Award joins a growing list of honors and accolades for the program that includes the 2013 Award of Excellence from “Tech & Learning” magazine.
by Charlotte Andrist On 05/14/2013
SONOMA, Calif. (May 14, 2013) -- StudySync (www.studysync.com), the ground-breaking Common Core literacy curriculum from BookheadEd Learning, is the winning “Trendsetter” product in the 2013 EdTech Digest Awards program. The third annual recognition program honors outstanding tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sector.
by Triumph Learning On 05/13/2013
State-of-the-Art Taxonomy Allows Precise Alignment of Triumph Learning’s K-12 Instructional Content
New York, NY – May 13, 2013 – Triumph Learning LLC, a New York-based print and digital educational content company, has partnered with Access Innovations, Inc., a leader in taxonomy development, to create a new, state-of-the-art taxonomy designed to precisely align standards-based instructional content for all grades in the K– 12 education market.