Public voting for best classroom makeover video begins

eInstruction announced today the finalists of its fifth annual Classroom Makeover Video Contest. The 15 finalists will be narrowed down to three grand-prize winners by a guest judging panel and through votes submitted by the general public on the contest site,

The finalists of the 2011 eInstruction Classroom Makeover Video Contest are:

Kindergarten – 5th Grade:

  • Kimberly Smith’s class from Victoria Magathan Elementary School in Adelanto, CA
  • Lynn Martinez’s class from Olmito Elementary in Brownsville, TX
  • Dan Cuoco’s class from Antelope Ridge Elementary in Aurora, CO
  • Kamy Kellar’s class from Centennial Elementary in Altoona, IA
  • Jacayla Toson from Linda Lentin K-8 Center in Miami, FL

6th – 8th Grade:

  • Joseph Groppe’s technology class from Crews Lake Middle School in Spring Hill, FL
  • Karen Traylor’s class from MacArthur Middle School in Lawton, OK
  • Cindy Ennis’ class from Horace Mann Middle School in Charleston, WV
  • Oscar Garcia’s class from Dr. Javier Saenz Middle School in Penitas, TX
  • David Liotta’s class from Ditmas Junior High School 62 in Brooklyn, NY

9th – 12th Grade:

  • Gina McCarley’s class from Lawrence County High School in Moulton, AL
  • Jim Boardwine’s class from Streetsboro High School in Streetsboro, OH
  • Paul Brown’s class from First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville, GA
  • Jamie Williams’ class from Girard High School in Girard, OH
  • Elizabeth Carpenter’s class from Chittenango High School in Chittenango, NY

Public voting is open through 11:59:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 5, and grand-prize winners will be announced on or about Dec. 16.