The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, model rocket maker Estes Industries, and the National Science Teaching Association today announced a new joint initiative called Exploration Generation to bring aerospace, engineering, and rocketry education to K–12 classrooms nationwide.
The NEA Foundation’s Learning & Leadership Grants program is accepting applications through May 1 for the summer 2022 funding period; school support staff, teachers, and specialized instructional support staff are eligible to apply.
May 1 is the deadline to apply for individual teacher grants of up to $3,000 each from the Mathematics Education Trust of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
K–12 curriculum publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt today announced that the sale of the company to Veritas Capital has been completed after approximately 57% of HMH shares were tendered at $21 per share, putting the transaction value at $2.8 billion.
EiE, the curricula division of the Boston Museum of Science, has launched an online learning program to prepare elementary educators to teach EiE’s Computer Science Essentials curriculum for grades 1–5.
Professional development provider PBLWorks has announced a new four-year partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education to provide training and support in project-based learning for educators across the state’s K–12 schools.
Apple today announced the launch of its new Apple Learning Coach professional learning program for educators who coach teachers, to help them get the most out of Apple technology and boost student engagement in the process.
University Instructors, a provider of K–12 learning, training, and staffing services, has acquired PrepForward, a Boston-based provider of online K–12 teacher certification prep and professional development, UI said in a news release.
Cypher Learning, a provider of learning platforms for schools, universities, and organizations around the world, today launched a new certification program with courses for administrators and teachers on e-learning strategies to help educators maximize effective use of its NEO learning management system and support online teaching, the company said in a news release.
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.
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