Wednesday, December 08, 2010

100 word essay contest for students POST 9 - Oh yeah - you could win cold hard ca$h

Here is the deal.

Make this Post 9 (Post 8= Big Points Grade re: Malcolm Gladwell) but include how technology has improved our class and maybe even your learning.

The Tween Tribune is currently holding a 100 word essay contest for students in grades 3 through 12. Tween Tribune will award $500 prizes to the winners in each grade and five $100 prizes to runners-up in each grade. Student essays should address the prompt, "how technology makes the world a better place." Entries are due by January 16, 2011. You can read all of the contest details here.

Applications for Education
Writing concisely can be a challenge for some students. Writing for this contest provides students with a good opportunity to practice the art of writing concisely. The $500 prize is a nice incentive too.

1 comment:

  1. To submit an entry:
    1. Go to
    2. Create an account and register to Campbell's Class.
    3. After creating an account, go to the homepage and find "Create Entry" under the "For student links" on the right hand side of the page.
    4. Copy and paste entry into text box and submit.