National Youth Development Nonprofit Mouse Celebrates 20 Years of Empowering Youth to Create Technology with Purpose
Mouse will Honor Best Buy, CBS EcoMedia, Gale A. Brewer and Marc Lesser
Mouse is celebrating 20 years of empowering youth to use technology as a force for good. Founded at the boom of Silicon Alley in the late 90’s, Mouse has grown to a national nonprofit impacting nearly 40,000 youth. Celebrate this milestone at the Mouse: Powering Change benefit as Mouse spotlights personal stories of youth and alumni in their “20 Makers of Change,” and honors individuals and partners who have been integral to the impact and growth of Mouse. The benefit will be an interactive celebration with youth presenting projects using the latest technologies, including circuitry, 3D design, virtual reality, and more.
Honorary Co-chairs -- Daya and Jasiri X -- call upon Pittsburgh’s Families and Youth to
Experience 350 Events during Remake Learning Days
PITTSBURGH - The Remake Learning Network, renowned for launching educational innovations now recognized nationally, will host more than 350 fun and mostly free events from May 15-26 during Remake Learning Days. Parents, families, and kids are invited to experience hands-on, technology infused, engaging learning experiences in neighborhoods across southwest Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
RightEye launches revolutionary eye-tracking test to identify reading disorders in students at all grade levels
Health tech innovator continues to expand array of health and vision screenings available on cloud-based platform, opening up new possibilities for improving lives
WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017 — RightEye LLC, a leading technology innovator using eye tracking to revolutionize patient care and vision performance, today announced the launch of the RightEye Reading Test™, a revolutionary tool for educators, optometrists and specialists to noninvasively identify reading disorders in students of all ages. The new test, which was unveiled in its beta version at CES 2017, is available now for purchase and being demonstrated this week by RightEye in Booth No. 308 at the College of Optometrists in Vision Development 2017 Annual Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida.
ORIGO and edWeb team to provide free seminar for K-6 math educators
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 — ORIGO Education's President and Co-founder, James Burnett, is offering a live stream education seminar, Making the Most of Math Models, on edWeb.net, a popular web community for professional development and networking among PreK-12 and post-secondary educators.
The edWebinar will focus on how to make the most of meaningful math models and demonstrate how visual and concrete models support coherent content progressions in mathematics across grade levels. Presenter James Burnett will provide an introduction to four visual models often used in K-6 grade education, lead a discussion about the benefits of using the array/area model for developing multiplication facts and show how the thinking can be extended through grade levels.
Newport-Mesa Unified School District Recognized for Innovative Teacher Training using Technology from Turnitin
Revision Assistant helps norm grading and essay feedback for teachers in creative application of education technology in supporting writing instruction
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 — COSTA MESA, Calif. -- April 24, 2017 -- Next month, Newport-Mesa Unified School District will vie for top honors as a school district engaged in an innovative, data-driven education program intended to improve student outcomes. Newport-Mesa is using a new writing instruction technology from Turnitin to “norm” grading and essay feedback teachers give to their students and was picked as a finalist in the IMS Global Learning Consortium Learning Impact Awards for creative applications of education technology.
This post is specific to my current doctoral program in Instructional Systems Technology at Indiana University. It will act as a reflection over the recent workshop I attended from IU’s GradGrants Center. The workshop focused not only on offering basic tips and strategies for writing grants, but also as an introduction to the services that the GradGrants Center offers students at Indiana University.
Designed for the “at-promise” student who needs to earn credit,
FuelEd’s new adaptive curriculum features rich multi-media and motivational learning objects
Herndon, Virginia, April 20, 2017 — A student’s ninth-grade “status” is the best indicator of whether or not he or she will graduate. The University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research found that students who are on-track after their freshman year are more than three and one-half times more likely to graduate from high school in four years than students who are off-track.
To help engage and motivate students who need help staying on track for graduation, Fuel Education (FuelEd) is launching a new, credit recovery curriculum for blended and online learning available this fall.
Panorama Education Launches Panorama Student Success, a Platform for Educators to Understand and Support the Progress of Every Student
Bringing together academic, attendance, school climate, and social-emotional learning data, Panorama’s platform allows schools and districts to track and support the holistic progress of groups and individual students in real time
(Boston, MA) April 20, 2017 — Panorama Education, a leading provider of social-emotional learning and student, family, and teacher feedback surveys, today announced the release of a new platform, Panorama Student Success, to help educators bring together academic and non-academic data and act in targeted, timely ways to support students. Panorama Student Success brings academic, attendance, and behavior data together with school climate surveys and social-emotional learning data to paint a full picture of every student’s progress.
The personalized literacy solution was selected as a 2017 REVERE Award
honoree in the Classroom category
(Minneapolis, MN) April 20, 2017 – myON today announced that it has been honored by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) with the 2017 REVERE Award for the Best in Digital and Media Literacies. As one of many in a diverse group of innovative and rich educational resources in the Classroom category, myON’s win showcases the exceptional quality and vision of the personalized literacy environment that promotes literacy growth and students’ ownership of their learning.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 — Nepris is hosting a four-part series April 27-May 8 exploring careers within AT&T's finance, retail, marketing, and instructional design fields. K-12 students will hear from employees about their career paths and the skills needed to launch successful careers.
Register at: http://bit.ly/2oldGXa for any of these four sessions hosted by AT&T.
Nepris virtually connects industry professionals with classrooms via online, interactive sessions that bring relevance and real-world application to lesson plans. Students get to ask questions and learn about topics and connect classroom learning to the world at work. Nepris offers a scalable way for schools to help students develop a path to careers in technical fields after graduation or be better prepared to enter college.
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