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Classroom Technology Makeovers Up for Grabs Through Annual Video Contest

by Kelly Walsh on August 31, 2011


5th Annual Classroom Makeover Video Contest from eInstruction.

Students across the globe can submit music videos between now and Oct. 21 for a chance to win a valuable bundle of educational technology for their school. The videos must demonstrate how technology could be used to enhance their learning experience in the classroom. Last year’s contest drew over 29,00 voters!

The contest is open to students in the U.S., Canada (excluding Quebec), South Africa, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Puerto Rico.  

This year’s contest is bigger than ever, and eInstruction, with partners such as Dell and several other educational technology companies will award more than $170,000 worth of technology in total (click here to learn more about the equipment to be awarded).

On November 9, five finalists in each grade category (the categories are: grades K-5, 6-8, and 9-12) will be selected and voting will start, wrapping up on December 5. One grand prize winner for each grade category will be announced on or around December 12, 2011. The official contest website is: Contest entries must be submitted by no later than October 21st.

So get involved, get creative with your own video, take a shot at winning, and have some fun in the process!

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Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer and a faculty member at The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY and is the founder and author of As an education technology advocate, he frequently delivers presentations on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. Walsh is also an author, and online educator, periodically running Flipped Class Workshops online. His latest eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book was published in September, 2013 and is available here. In his spare time Walsh also writes, records, and performs original (and cover) songs (look for "K. Walsh" on iTunes or or check out his original song videos on here on YouTube ).

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