Educast and sponsors Knowledge Adventure and Compaq invite educators to submit their best, original classroom lesson plans for a chance to win a new computer or one of three Knowledge Adventure software libraries. While accessing entry forms, educators can view the latest version of Educast.
One grand-prize winner will receive a new Compaq computer with a retail value of $1,750. Three first-prize winners will each receive a library of five teacher's edition software titles selected from Knowledge Adventure's school catalog. The retail value of each software library is $500. The contest is open to educators at the elementary, middle, junior high or high school level in the United States. Educators can download the official rules and entry form from the "Contests" section of the Educast Web site at www.educast.com, or request an entry form by calling (800) 545-7677. Entries are accepted from Nov. 15 through Feb. 11 for the winter contest. Knowledge Adventure, Torrance, CA, (800) 545-7677, www.KnowledgeAdventure.com.
This article originally appeared in the 11/01/1999 issue of THE Journal.
The role of technology as an agent for creating more leveled playing fields for student learning is not new – but it has not been fully articulated before now. As a result of using technology as a platform for remote learning, both teachers and administrators now place a higher valuation on the role of technology to support students’ future success.