ACER Education: Read, Share and Win!

Enter the Acer Book Report Contest for a chance to win a 21st Century Library Makeover from Acer!
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Technology can help bring excitement and creativity to the traditional book report while still displaying students understanding of reading. This contest aims to marry traditional reading curriculum strategies with 21st Century skills in an attempt to make book reports and reading more interactive, fun and engaging for young learners.

The Acer Video Book Report contest also provides an opportunity to educators to re-think the standard book report by producing videos that creatively illustrate the students’ comprehension of the book, along with teaching collaborative and critical thinking skills.

How to Submit?
• Select a book from one of the two literary categories
a) Fiction b) Non-Fiction
• Help your students create a video to share their favorite book.
• Submit the YouTube/online URL for a chance to win:
1.1. A 21st Century Library Makeover from Acer for your school – Ten (10) Acer Windows 7 Tablet PCs.
2.One educator conference pass and hotel accommodations for the 32nd Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) annual conference to be held in Austin, TX from February 6-10, 2012.
3.Tablet PCs will also be customized “sponsored by the winning student(s) name(s)’, Acer and Microsoft.
• Sign and submit the Student Release Form by the deadline, July 15, 2011

There will be two winners—one from each category: fiction and non-fiction.
Public voting will choose a winner from 10 finalists in each category.

So select a book, find a video camera and let the creativity take over!

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