SCOTTSDALE, AZ (September 10, 2012) – eInstruction, a leading education technology company, today announced details of its sixth annual Flip Your Classroom- eInstruction Classroom Makeover Contest. Classes in the U.S. and Canada (excluding Quebec) are invited to submit short, creative music videos demonstrating how they would use technology to enhance their learning experience in the classroom.
Prizes will vary based on the grade level of the winning classrooms. The complete eInstruction Classroom Makeover is valued at approximately $75,000. In addition to the classroom technology, eInstruction will provide funds for a celebratory party for each of the winning schools. The 2011 contest drew more than 12 million impressions, including views by the media, participating schools, and voters.
“It was a proud honor for Crews Lake Middle School to be awarded this amazing assortment of prizes and gifts from the competition sponsored by eInstruction,” said Joseph Groppe, technology specialist at Crews Lake Middle School in Spring Hill, FL, and one of the winners of the 2011 contest. “Our students and teachers have utilized all of the prizes to enrich our comprehensive educational environment. Every aspect of pedagogy and comprehension style was included in the awards and prizes. Our school cannot thank eInstruction enough for its truly amazing competition.”
Designed to recognize and reward K-12 students for their unique, creative vision of how technology enhances the learning experience in today’s classrooms, the Flip Your Classroom Contest provides the opportunity for students and teachers to collaborate on an interactive video project.
The winner in each category (Kindergarten through fifth grade; sixth grade through eighth grade; and ninth grade through twelfth grade) will receive a complete interactive classroom makeover with advanced interactive technology, including:
Additional prizes from co-sponsors include:
eInstruction has secured an esteemed judging panel comprised of experienced industry professionals who are considered thought leaders and innovators among the education and technology community. Videos will be judged based on effective use of technology, portrayal of teachers and students working together, and overall creativity and spirit.
For complete rules and guidelines for participating in the eInstruction Classroom Makeover Video Contest, visit http://flipyourclassroom.einstruction.com.
eInstruction is a leading, global education technology company committed to providing interactive teaching and learning solutions that help educators and students advance learning every day. eInstruction offers innovative classroom instruction systems, student response systems, fixed interactive whiteboards, mobile interactive whiteboards, research-based software, and professional development solutions that facilitate significantly higher levels of collaboration, engagement, and student achievement across all stages of the learning process.
Available in 48 languages, eInstruction is enhancing education in more than 90 countries worldwide.
eInstruction has global headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ and offices in Denton, TX; Fort Wright, KY; and Paris, France.