For contest rules please visit our photo challenge page here.
– Dr. Karl Ochsner, Pope John XXIII Catholic School, AZ
We hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Look for big Speak Up news coming your way next week!
Mark your calendars for Speak Up America, which will take place from December 8th to December 12th. This week long celebration of Speak Up participants features our social media contest, with opportunities to win school and classroom grants. Click here to learn more about Speak Up America. Additionally we will be releasing a special announcement on December 3rd at 3PM ET regarding our popular Speak Up social media contests. Check the Speak Up America page and be on the lookout for a special email with the challenge information and contest rules!
Finally, thank you to everyone who has taken the Speak Up survey! Surveys are open through December 19th on our official survey page. Let’s take a look at our survey counts:
Survey counts as of November 24
233,701 (and counting!) overall surveys taken.
Community Members: 2,692
Speak Up Superstars! Our top participants as of today, based on total survey counts:
North Carolina Virtual School, NC
Hamilton Southeastern High School, IN
Fishers High School, IN
Klein Forest High School, TX
Buhach Colony High, CA
Hamilton Southeastern Schools, IN
Klein ISD, TX
Weslaco ISD, TX
Wake County Schools, NC
Anaheim City Public Schools, CA
Indiana with 39,886
California with 37,693
Texas with 35,733
North Carolina with 30,512
Maryland with 9,399
– The Project Tomorrow team
Happy Flashback Friday! Each week we’ll feature past Project Tomorrow news, events, Speak Up data, and more. This week we’re focusing on past participant Liberty High School, who submitted the below photo for Speak Up America 2013:
Speak Up America is our weeklong campaign, which celebrates Speak Up participants – past, present, and new! Last year’s event featured a photo challenge, a chance to win a free ISTE conference registration, and more – who knows what this year will bring? Stay tuned for news about Speak Up America 2014, which will take place from December 8th-December 12th. Click here to learn more about Speak Up America
Additionally, be sure to participate in Speak Up 2014! Speak Up provides an easy way for students, parents and educators to participate in local decisions about technology, as well as contribute to the state and national dialogue about educational technology. Data from the surveys – including data regarding online classes – will be released in February 2015. Click here to register for Speak Up 2014, and be sure to take the survey before it closes on December 19th, 2014!
Do you need a class activity for your students before Thanksgiving break? How about our Speak Up surveys? We offer lesson plans for grades K-12. Click on the following links to download our lesson plans, or click on the above image to visit our promotional materials page for our lesson plans and more.