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Storytube Example October 9, 2008

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Storytubes Contest

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My friend Robin sent me a link to this contest for kids that I was not familiar with. It is called Storytubes and it is a contest open to students first through sixth grade. Students enter by creating an online video for YouTube that reviews a book.  Each student is limited to two entries, two minutes in length. Winners get to donate $1000 of books to the library of their choice in addition to the $500 in books they receive. There are four categories:  Hair-Raising Tales, From or For the Heart, Of Heroes and Heroines, and Facts, Fads, and Phenoms.

 I took a look at last year’s winners and I can see a great potential to incorporate technology to excite children about reading.

Check out the site!

 

 
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