Dear Mr. President

Note: Copied the Pennsylvania DEN Blog (Thanks to RJ Stangerlin)

Our friends at Tech4Learning are sponsoring a timely contest–Dear Mr. President.

Image: ‘Barack Obama’

With today’s struggling economies and natural resource questions, the government needs your help. President Obama has named you as his chief student adviser. What issue would you like him to address in the near future? Why? What should he consider?

Create a 21st-century position paper to share your issue.

Deadline: Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Judging
Entries will be judged by a panel of artists and computer experts for creativity, originality, and style!

Entries could include:

* issues web sites
* print advertisments
* documentaries and docudramas
* and more!

Prizes
Prizes will be announced and awarded on Monday, May 18th, 2009!

1st place – Ages 4-8
iPod Shuffle for you & a pizza party for your class
1st place – Ages 9 and up
iPod Shuffle for you & a pizza party for your class
2nd place – Pizza party for your class
3rd place – 2 gallon specialty popcorn tin for your class
Honorable Mention (2) – Tech4Learning mug of candy

Submissions and Requirements
This contest is open to K-12 students around the world. Submit your entry as a single file or combination of files in the following formats:

* Pixie (.pxi)
* ImageBlender (.ibf)
* Twist (.twi)
* MediaBlender (.prt)
* Frames (.fra)
* WebBlender (.wbs)

Please send your entries to:
contest@tech4learning.com

Your submitted file should include your first name and school in the file name and must include a text box or text layer with the following information:

* Your first name and last initial
* Your age
* Your full school name
* Your city and state

Don’t have these Tech4Learning tools?
You can download a 30-day evaluation for: Frames, ImageBlender, MediaBlender, Pixie, Twist, or WebBlender

Image: ‘Barack Obama
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