CFY was selected from nearly 100 applicants to win a $350,000 Digital Learning Challenge grant from the Susan Crown Exchange to allow CFY to enhance PowerMyLearning.com.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has received a grant from Google Giving to provide students in the United Kingdom with 15,000 Raspberry Pi Model B computer boards for learning to program.
Voyager Learning, a provider of intervention materials, professional development, and school improvement services for pre-kindergarten through grade 12, is accepting online applications for a new grant program to help fund summer school programs.
A group of 43 teachers from across Florida have been granted a total of $47,000 in funds for classroom energy education projects.
A Boston, MA, media company will launch a pilot program that will provide two school districts with iPads, projectors and digital subscriptions.
ShopBot Tools has launched 'Digital Fab Tools for Schools,' which offers $2,500 vouchers for schools purchasing ShopBot Desktop CNC hardware along with free 123D Design software by Autodesk.
If you thought teacher evaluations were a challenge, welcome to the new federal requirements for evaluating principals and superintendents.
Geoff gets his boss at the State Educational Technology Directors Association to speculate about what 2013 will look like for ed tech now that the Obama administration is continuing for a second term.
- By Geoffrey H. Fletcher
The National Education Foundation, in partnership with the State University of New York, has launched the Adopt-a-School Program, a grant initiative designed to bring science, technology, education, and math learning resources to disadvantaged schools.
Sixteen districts out of 372 applicants that vied for funding from the Race to the Top-District program have been chosen as the recipients of four-year multi-million grants from the United States Department of Education.
- By Dian Schaffhauser