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Articles by Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the eSchool News Managing Editor. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Laura interned at eSchool Media while attending UMD, and upon graduating, Laura was lucky enough to join the eSchool Media team. She enjoys covering mobile and handheld technologies, BYOD trends, equity in broadband access, and special education.

When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, boating, and rooting for the Terps.

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How—and why—to teach innovation in our schools

It’s wonderful to hear President Obama call for a nationwide emphasis on innovation, but it raises an interesting challenge: Where will all those innovators come from? Currently, we are chasing…

Up to $1,000 for math and science learning

Are you a K-12 teacher who develops or applies science, mathematics, and technology in your curriculum? If the answer is “yes,” you may qualify for a grant of up to…

$1K for biology teachers in higher education

This award honors a four-year college & university faculty member who demonstrates creativity and innovation in his/her teaching. Such innovation may include, but is not limited to, curriculum design, teaching…

$1,500 for biology teachers

This award will be given to a secondary school teacher who has successfully developed and demonstrated an innovative approach in the teaching of ecology/environmental science and has carried his/her commitment…

1,200 awards of $1K each from Best Buy

This year the Best Buy @15 Scholarship Program will award scholarships to students in grades 9-12 living in the U.S. or Puerto Rico who plan to enter a full-time undergraduate…

$175K from Intel for math- and science-minded schools

Every year, Intel honors U.S. schools demonstrating excellence in math and science education through innovative teaching and learning environments. To be considered as an Intel School of Distinction, schools must…

Scholarships to help teens build life skills

Applications are now available online for AG Bell's acclaimed Leadership Opportunities for Teens (LOFT) program for 2011. LOFT is a four day program designed for participants to develop skills in…

Top prizes for outstanding college students

USA TODAY honors outstanding students with the All-USA Academic Teams. The top 20 students selected for each of the All-USA First Teams will receive a $2,500 cash award, trophy, and…

Travel to D.C. for Law Day

The 2011 contest theme is “The Legacy of John Adams: From Boston to Guantanamo.” Students are asked to showcase how John Adams, America’s first “lawyer president,” influenced our nation. Video…

$50K for projects that address youth hunger

YSA will award 100 Sodexo Youth Grants of $500 each to support youth-led service projects that address the issue of childhood hunger on Global Youth Service Day (April 15-17, 2011.)…