Writing contest for e-readers
iWriteIt.com is holding a writing tournament to kick off the launch of its new Web site, which provides free content to e-readers, such as the Amazon Kindle and the Apple iPad. To enter the first round, authors must submit an original short story. iWriteIt.com anticipates that the tournament will last eight to 10 rounds; the final winner will receive $30,000.
DEADLINE: July 1, 2010.
For more details, visit www.iwriteit.com.
Peoples Education unveils sweepstakes
Peoples Education announced its call for entries for the inaugural ePath Knowledge Platinum Sweepstakes. Educators and principals have the opportunity to win a free year of the new technology-driven program Practice Path, one of Peoples Education’s new online-learning tools in the ePath Knowledge series. Elementary- and middle-school classrooms in ten states (Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia) can receive a oneyear subscription to Practice Path, a Flip Video for the teacher, and other bonus prizes.
DEADLINE: June 30, 2010. Principals and teachers will enter to win a full year of Practice Path for the 2010–2011 school year.
To register, visit www.epathknowledge.com.