|[August 26, 2014]
$185,000 in Education Technology and Services Up for Grabs in Nationwide Contest for K-12 Students and Teachers
AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--
As schools get back in session across the country, Compass (News - Alert) Learning, a
leader in personalized learning, is kicking off a nationwide contest to
celebrate the difference technology can make for K-12 students and
teachers. Today, the company announced details of its Compass Learning®
Classroom Refresh ContestTM, which will "refresh"
three classrooms with education technology and services valued at
"We can't wait to see the creativity and enthusiasm this contest
inspires in students as they vie for engaging, interactive technology
that will help create rich learning environments," said Eileen Shihadeh,
Vice President at Compass Learning.
Students and teachers across America are invited to submit short,
creative music videos expressing how educational technology will enhance
the learning experience in the classroom.
Entries for the 2014 Classroom Refresh Contest may be submitted via the
official contest website, www.ClassroomRefreshContest.com
beginning September 19. Videos will be judged based on overall
creativity and spirit of the entry, effectiveness of expressing how the
use of technology enhances personalized learning in the classroom, and
the production quality of the video.
Submissions will close at 11:59:59 AM EDT on October 24. On
November 3, five finalists from each grade category (K5, 6-8, and 9-12)
will be announced and the public will be invited to vote for the best
submissions through December 1. One grand prize winner will be
announced for each grade category on or around December 10, 2014.
The winner in each category will receive a classroom technology makeover
with engaging tools and resources, including:
Compass Learning® - Learning Acceleration Software™ and Professional
Education Elements - Launchpad and Virtual Launchpad Training
SMART® Technologies - SMART Boards and projectors
NWEA™ - Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) licenses
Prize package values vary according to grade category and range from
$57,000 to $70,000.
For a complete listing of rules and guidelines for participating in the
Compass Learning Classroom Refresh Contest, please visit www.ClassroomRefreshContest.com.
You can also follow the 2014 Classroom Refresh contest on Facebook (News - Alert) at www.facebook.com/CompassLearningInc
and Twitter (News - Alert) at @compasslearning
About Compass Learning®
Known for its academic rigor that is based on more than 40 years of
research into how students learn, Compass Learning partners with
educators to ensure that students achieve record academic results, one
learner at a time. Its K-12 learning acceleration software™ combines a
rigorous instructional approach and actionable data with engaging
digital content so students have fun while making real progress.
Supported by innovative professional development, Compass Learning is a
comprehensive answer for educators who want to inspire students on the
path to success. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Compass Learning serves
more than 10,000 schools across the United States.
To learn more about Compass Learning, please visit www.compasslearning.com.
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