Collaboration & Web 2.0


Voting Open for $10K School Grant in Money Smart Kids Contest

The 6th annual Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Contest, which awards $10,000 to a winning school determined by community voting, is now open for voting.

New Grants Seek Tech Solutions for Reading Instruction for English Learners with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education is now accepting applications for Stepping-Up Technology Implementation grant funds for cooperative projects that use existing technology to improve reading instruction for PreK–12 English Learners with disabilities, through its Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals With Disabilities Program.

SchoolStatus Acquires TeachBoost, Creator of Platforms for Educator Observations, Evaluations, and Coaching

K–12 communications and data provider SchoolStatus announced today it has acquired TeachBoost, an ed tech company whose tools support educator observations, evaluations, and coaching, according to a news release.

ED Announces $35M Competition to Boost Teacher Pipeline, Increase Diversity and Equity

The U.S. Department of Education today announced it will award $35 million in competitive grants through the Teacher Quality Partnership program, intended to expand the pool of well-prepared new teachers, promote diversity in the educator workforce, and bring a wide range of experiences into the classroom to support students.

Cook Center, Share My Lesson Platform Offering New Student Mental Health Animated Series, Extension Lessons

The Cook Center for Human Connection today announced a partnership with the American Federation of Teachers’ Share My Lesson platform to make a new teen mental health animated series and associated lessons available for free to the 1.9 million educators using the platform.

ED to Award $5M to Organizations Working With Families and Schools to Boost Academic Recovery

The U.S. Department of Education has released the 2022 application for the Statewide Family Engagement Centers grant program, which will award $5 million in grants to organizations working with state educational agencies and schools to implement family engagement programs to help improve student achievement and pandemic recovery.

Kahoot Games Now Work in Microsoft Teams

Education technology company Kahoot has added integration with Microsoft Teams.

How to Keep Today’s Mobile Parents Connected to Schools

Pritchardville Elementary has built parent engagement on three pillars: consistency, frequency and accessibility.

DonorsChoose.org Launches District Partnership Program

Ten school districts are part of a new free program to help school leaders identify funding opportunities and maximize their efforts to get access to in-demand resources.

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