Manchester, VT – February 14, 2014 – Digital Wish is running a yearbook photo contest. Entries are due May 5, 2014, on Cinco de Mayo. We’ve teamed up with Olympus, Picaboo Yearbooks, and a talented photographer from USA Today to give away three Olympus digital yearbook cameras, as well as an iPad. We are …Read more →
Tuesday, March 18, 3:00-6:00, Washington, D.C. Hilton
Continues Wednesday, March 19, 8:00-4:00, Senate Visitor Center 209-08
On March 18, 2014, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®), and the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) will present the eleventh installment of the Washington Education Technology Policy Summit. …Read more →
Call for presentations is open now until March 15 HERE.
The Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL) and Steve Hargadon are pleased to announce the second annual School Leadership Summit, Thursday, March 27, 2014. Held online, this free world-wide conference will be a unique chance to participate in a collaborative global …Read more →
Steve Jobs once said, “Everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer…because it teaches you how to think.” Statistically speaking, Jobs had it right.
Studies have shown that students who learn introductory computer science demonstrate improved math scores. But the reality is that computer science courses are fading from the national landscape. …Read more →
How will you observe Computer Science Education week? Dec. 9 is the birthday of Grace Murray Hopper, who was the inventor of the first computer programming language. Here’s a video from the David Letterman show, after her retirement in 1986, where she explains a nanosecond:
Here’s more about her life and work from the Smithsonian: …Read more →
The Technology Education Resource & Redesign Alliance, Inc. (TERRA, Inc.) is a non- profit organization whose mission is to mobilize the resources, knowledge, and capacity of individuals, foundations, business and industry in shaping and facilitating educational policy, practice, and research for increased achievement in a global environment.
TERRA, Inc. is accepting applications from
Nominations are open for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) 2013-14 competition, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Deadline: April 1, 2014.
The PAEMST are the nation’s highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science, including computer science. The NSF will eventually select two winners from each state …Read more →
Middle and high school students can compete to win $20,000 for their school and the latest Samsung tablet as part of an innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) challenge from Verizon.
The Verizon Innovative App Challenge was first launched in 2012 as a collaborative competition to encourage students’ interest in STEM. Verizon believes student …Read more →