Friday, October 8, 2010

Our School Needs ~ Blog Tour

School budget cuts are all over the news. From school not having enough teachers to fine arts being taken away. I just recently heard a story about a high school class not having enough books for every student. How are our kids suppose to learn without books. Then some wonder why graduations rates are down.

Bing is running a contest to help out your school! Click HERE for information about the contest and check out this video to learn more!

How the Our School Needs Contest Works
We want to hear from teachers and students about what their school needs most. Look around your school and think about how it would benefit from winning $100,000.

What To Do

Students can work in groups, classes, or even school-wide to write an essay and take pictures finishing the sentence "Our School Needs: ___________."

To enter:

•Write an essay (500 to 800 words)
•Take pictures (3 to 5 photos)
•Film a video (not required, but fun! Maximum of 3 minutes in length)

Who Can Enter
Any student or teacher from a K-12 school can enter. While students under 18 are encouraged to create the entry, a parent, legal guardian or a teacher must submit it.

What Could Our School Win?
Bing will award a quarter-million dollars, divided among four schools—$50,000 to three first-prize winners, and one $100,000 grand prize.


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I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour campaign by Mom Central on behalf of Bing and received a DonorsChoose.org giving code and gift card to thank me for taking the time to participate.

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pwede ba makasali kahit school sa Pilipinas?

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can school outside US join the said contest?

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If you need a project to put your donorschoose.org codes too, check out my projects at www.donorschoose.org/mrshagaman The students at my school face a lot of hardships, we are a 99% poverty level, and I want to do everything I can to make sure my students get the best education they can get!

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