Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 6:07pm
This list features gift ideas for educators of all levels—from colleagues and community members who seek targeted growth in a specific area to educators who are after ongoing, year-round support.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 6:01pm
Led by White House Assistant Chef Sam Kass, Chefs Move to Schools links chefs to schools in their communities to improve child nutrition, teach children about healthy lifestyles, and help combat childhood obesity.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:57pm
As a Platinum Level Year-Round Sponsor, Follett – whose products and services help improve learning for 35 million students in 147 countries – will provide financial, philosophical, and in-kind support for NAEYC’s important work, and will distribute NAEYC publications.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:48pm
Think Through Math (TTM), the Web-based solution that provides comprehensive math instruction and practice for students in grades 3 through Algebra 1, kicked off its 4th annual “Time for Giving” contest this month. Throughout November, THINK Nation students have been donating their "THINK points" – the points they earn by completing sections of the program – to a featured charity of the week.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:42pm
Additionally, the company raised $3.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Ricardo A. Sagrera of Viceroy Ventures with participation from Joel Greenblatt of Gotham Capital; Chuck Strauch, former Chairman & CEO, PairGain Technologies; Dan Nir of Sargent Capital; Lisa Lippman of Brown Harris Stevens; Paul Appelbaum, Co-Founder of Seamless.com; and education technology angel investor, Zac Zeitlin, among others.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 11:38am
The collaboration brings the magic of Disney to schools nationwide that have access to myON, and features beloved characters from classic and contemporary Disney franchises and properties.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 11:33am
Over the past year, THINK Nation students have donated nearly 2.5 million points, the equivalent of $50,000.00, to featured charities. In fact, following recent natural disasters, many students chose to forego classroom prizes, instead donating their points to the American Red Cross relief funds.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 11:31am
he company’s new Collaborate to the Core! guide and MimioStudio classroom software Collaborate Lesson Sample Pack provide collaborative learning activities for math, language arts, science, and social studies.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 11:28am
A joint project from Kudlian and Aardman, the Oscar-winning creators of Wallace & Gromit, Animate It is an intuitive software package that enables students of all ages to create their own professional, stop-motion animated movie.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 11:26am
Using live actors, hip-hop songs, music videos, interactive scientific demonstrations and video interviews with scientists and engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the FMA Live! show teaches Newton's Three Laws of Motion and Universal Laws of Gravity.