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The role of technology in progressive education II: Getting the money

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E-instruction, a leading education technology company is sponsoring its fourth annual Classroom Makeover Video Contest. Schools are invited to submit short, creative music videos demonstrating how they would use technology to enhance their learning experience in the classroom. Entries for the 2010 Classroom Makeover Contest may be submitted via the official contest website. Videos will be judged based on effective use of technology, portrayal of teachers and students working together, and overall creativity and spirit.

The contest closes at 11:59 EDT on November 2. On November 9, five finalists in each grade category (Kindergarten through fifth grade; sixth grade through eighth grade; and ninth grade through twelfth grade) will be selected and users will be welcomed to vote for the best submissions through November 29. One grand prize winner will be announced for each grade category on or around December 9, 2010. The winner in each category will receive a complete interactive classroom makeover with advanced interactive technology,

Members of the 2010 Classroom Makeover judging panel are:

Steven W. Anderson
EdChat Co-Creator and Instructional Technologist at Clemmons Middle School in North Carolina

Mario Armstrong
Technology journalist and Founder of the education technology site TechTechBoom!

Nicole Johnson
Miss California USA 2010.

Sylvia Martinez
President of Generation YES,

Davina Reeves
Miss New York USA 2010.

Ken Royal
Scholastic Administrator Senior Technology Editor and Director of the Educators' Royal Treatment.

Derek Wenmoth
Director of eLearning CORE Education Ltd

For more information, please visit the contest website:


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