Samsung Techwin has awarded 50 SAMCAM 860 digital presenters to the winners of its 2011 grant program.
A Forestville, CA, high school has won $65,000 worth of new wireless network infrastructure and services, which will allow students and teachers access from anywhere on campus.
NASA has opened two national science competitions, one for students in grades 5 through 9 and one for students in high school. Both competitions challenge students to tackle microgravity through hands-on science projects.
Discovery Education has partnered with a variety of organizations and companies to offer free educational technology tools for the classroom and several sweepstakes programs for teachers.
ClassDojo has received $75,000 for winning the 2011 Education Nation Summit Innovation Challenge. The team also will obtain technical help from Citi and NewSchools Venture Fund to help grow their business.
A consortium of private companies and government space agencies is banding together in a worldwide educational venture being sparked by Google to inspire students to study space.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
In an atmosphere and economic era in which requests for E-Rate funding are more than double the amount available each year, applicants must be particularly persistent and vigilant when it comes to requesting money from the FCC.
- By John Harrington
The Conrad Foundation has launched the 2011-2012 Spirit of Innovation Challenge to encourage students to embrace science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning to solve global issues.
- By Mike Hohenbrink
Microsoft, Intel, and the New York State Teacher Centers have unveiled an effort to offer access to low-cost computers and software through the Tech4Teachers Program.
- By Mike Hohenbrink
When faced with a budget crisis, Byron High School's math teachers created their own curriculum through a mix of free resources and school-produced videos. The program was so successful, the school became one of this year's Intel School's of Distinction Award winners.
- By Chris-Rachael Oseland