It’s peak summer announcement season. Both ISTE and NCSC are in full swing. ISTE unveiled its new Standards for Students this week–created by more than 2,700 people (including approximately 300 students) from 52 countries–as a blueprint for innovative educators worldwide to guide education transformation and meaningful, future-ready learning.

NewSchools Venture Fund released a final report for the $40 million DC Schools Fund yielding 14,000 high quality student options and announced a harbormaster spinout, Education Forward DC led by uber-talented Maura Mario.

Read on to see what other announcements topped this week’s list.

Blended Schools & Tools

1. Discovering Techbook Updates

2. Amazon Gets Inspired to #GoOpen (check out our blog on this here)

3. Digital Museum Resources

4. ClassLink Links to Mackin Educational Resources

5. Microsoft + edX = Online EdLeader PD

6. New Google Tools for Teachers

Dollars & Deals

7. Learn Coding Through Minecraft

The Big “D”

8. Pearson Realize Powers Mix & Match Curriculum

Movers, Shakers & Groundbreakers

9. Top U.S. Charter School Award

10. iNACOL Accepting Innovator Award Nominations

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