Contest Submissions offer Compelling Examples of how Video is Reshaping the Classroom, Offering New Ways for Students to Engage in Both their Coursework and Community
Enterprise IP video leader VBrick Systems announced the winners of its first ‘Student Victory’ Video Contest. The contest attracted submissions from across the country, with participating students ranging from elementary to high school age. The ‘Student Victory’ contest was created to tap into the creative ways schools are using video to change the learning experience, leveraging the talent of today’s video-savvy students. As more students use video on a daily basis and a growing number of schools adopt classroom-based video technology initiatives like ‘flip the classroom’ and ‘1:1’ computing, our winners serve as great examples of how video can truly enrich the school experience for students, teachers and parents. The winners, per category, are:
|Best School Event – Clear Falls High School, League City, TX – Clear Creek ISD|
|Best Morning Announcement – B.F. Terry High School, Rosenberg, TX – Lamar Consolidated ISD|
|Best Coursework – Berks Career and Technology Center – Berks County, PA|
|Best On-Air Talent – Countryside Elementary, Edina, MN|
|Sophisticated Production Quality – Austin Middle School, Irving, TX – Irving ISD|
|Judge’s Sentimental Favorite – Foster High School, Richmond, TX – Lamar Consolidated ISD|
|Winning videos displayed a wide range of creativity to influence their audience.|
|A rapping assistant principal provided standardized test-taking techniques during our winner’s morning announcements.|
|Impressive production techniques helped make the difference for our live event winner’s compelling coverage of a dance performance.|
|Finally, our best coursework winner offered a satirical answer to the seemingly unseen forces that discourage teenage tidiness and relationships.|
|To watch the winning videos, click http://empoweredbyvbrick.com/studentvictory/|
“We would like to thank all the students for sharing their creativity and taking the time to produce the videos. We’d also like to thank the teachers and administrators for embracing this contest to ensure education is more relevant and effective through the use of video technology. Watching and judging the submissions was our pleasure, some of the youngest on-air “talent” are already displaying the advantages and resulting sophistication of growing up as digital natives. Big congratulations to the winners and schools that received honorable mentions,” said Greg Zweig, Director of Corporate Communications, VBrick.
The next VBrick ‘Student Victory’ video contest will kick-off in August. Details will be made available throughout the summer on http://empoweredbyvbrick.com/studentvictory
VBrick in Education
VBrick has partnered with more than one thousand educational institutions to build compelling, rich media-based curriculums. VBrick’s video streaming solution supports a variety of e-Learning applications, including lecture capture and broadcasting, TV distribution, streaming special events such as graduations, and digitizing VHS and DVD assets into on-demand instructional libraries. Whether it’s a multi-campus university or a single grade school, VBrick can help you meet today’s expanding educational needs.
About VBrick Systems, Inc.
VBrick is the leader in Enterprise IP Video, with over 9,000 corporate, education and government customers and 60,000 installations worldwide. VBrick solutions work over standard IP networks and the Internet to enable the creation, publishing and distribution of rich media content. Our comprehensive streaming solutions are used in a wide range of live and on-demand applications including meeting and event broadcasts, employee collaboration, distributed learning, digital signage, TV distribution, and video surveillance. Headquartered in Wallingford, CT, VBrick’s products and services are available through industry-leading value-added resellers. For more information, visit www.vbrick.com.
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