For Entries: Thirteen/
WNET & JPMorgan
Awards Open To Tri-State Students
Tri-state area teachers have until January 31 to enter pioneering student
video, Web or multimedia projects in the JPMorgan Chase “Multimedia
in the Classroom” Awards, presented by Thirteen/WNET
and WLIW New York as part of their first Celebration of Teaching
and Learning professional development conference, March 24
and 25 in NYC.
looking for projects that take what students have learned in
the classroom to another level,” said Ronald Thorpe,
vice president and director of education for Thirteen and WLIW. “These
projects can explore anything in the curriculum and involve
students at any grade from kindergarten through 12. There
are teachers and students out there who are transforming learning
environments through video and other technologies, and with
the help of JPMorgan Chase, we intend to celebrate their achievement.”
Each of the
top 10 winning project teams will receive a cash prize of $1,000
donated by JPMorgan Chase; full access to the Celebration of
Teaching and Learning professional development conference;
and VIP seating at special events at the conference.
or multimedia projects by kindergarten through 12th-grade students
from New York, New Jersey or Connecticut can be entered by
their teachers. Projects must be teacher-mentored, student-executed, and exemplify
skillful use of media and technology to improve learning in
a curriculum area.
on entering the competition are available online at the Celebration
of Teaching and Learning homepage: www.thirteencelebration.org. Entries
must be postmarked by January 31.
be announced on March 6 and the prizes will be presented on
March 24 at the opening of the conference. For
further information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.