Samsung Techwin has awarded 50 SAMCAM 860 digital presenters to the winners of its 2011 grant program.
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.
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.
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