Category Archives: Student Opportunities

How to Host Virtual Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2020

For those schools wondering about how to plan and implement Virtual Commencement Exercises, here are a few articles that you might find helpful with this process. Ghee are lots of ways to do it, and make it special for graduating … Continue reading

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SETDA Launches Coalition for eLearning Sharing Resources to Help Schools and Districts

The State Education Technology Directors Association recently launched its Coalition for eLearning. This SETDA Coalition for eLearning focuses state leaders, affiliates, and partners in collective action around teaching and learning in the digital age. The Coalition supports a robust website … Continue reading

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Classrooms Powered by Census Data

Statistics in Schools brings school subjects to life using real-world Census Bureau data to create materials for use year after year at all grade levels. Why 2020 Matters for Schools. The 2020 Census count impacts the federal funds that communities … Continue reading

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New Year, New Census, New Resources: Happy 2020!

2020 is here! Are you looking for ways to get your classroom involved in preparing for the upcoming census? The Statistics in Schools (SIS) program is here to help make teaching about this once-a-decade opportunity easy and fun. The Importance … Continue reading

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2020 ArcGIS Online New Hampshire State School Map Competition

Many New Hampshire educators are using geospatial technologies in their classrooms. Students across the state conduct exciting field investigations and create their own maps online as part of their research. We are happy to be able to once again offer … Continue reading

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2020 TCS’ Ignite Innovation Student Challenge

Challenge Brief How can we improve the world? The TCS’ Ignite Innovation Student Challenge wants to inspire students in 6th-8th grade and at least 10 years old to answer this question by sharing an idea for a digital solution, like … Continue reading

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Samsung “Solve for Tomorrow” 2019-2020 Education Contest

The contest challenges students in grades 6-12 to show how STEM can be applied to help improve their local communities. 300 state finalists will be selected to submit an activity plan.  This Contest focuses on how Science, Technology, Engineering, and … Continue reading

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The 2019 Congressional App Challenge is Open

The annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC) launched on July 8.  Both NH CD-1 Representative Chris Pappas and NH CD-2 Representative Ann Kuster have opened challenges for their districts’ students.   The CAC is a Congressional initiative to encourage student engagement in … Continue reading

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Kajeet Launches #ConnectEdNow Campaign to Increase Affordable Connectivity to K-12 Schools and Districts

Kajeet®, the nation’s leader for safe, affordable K-12 mobile solutions, announces the ConnectEdNow™ campaign to connect every student, school, and district. The ConnectEdNow campaign is a new, affordable connectivity solution designed to provide students the Internet access and online resources … Continue reading

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Senator Murray, Senate Democrats Introduce New Legislation to Tackle Nationwide Digital Equity Gap

Led by Senator Murray, Senate Democrats introduced the Digital Equity Act of 2019 to help close the digital divide impacting communities across the nation The Digital Equity Act builds on recent efforts to increase access to broadband by prioritizing “digital … Continue reading

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