This election season, CEE is holding a video contest asking students in kindergarten through 12th grade, via their teachers, for the best economic advice they can give our new President. Teachers should record one student, or a group of students, answering the question “What Should the Next President do to Improve the Economy?”
Enter your video today! This contest is hosted on Facebook, therefore teachers who want to enter the contest will need access to Facebook. Not all schools allow access to Facebook, so please plan accordingly by uploading your video to Facebook via a computer not associated with your school.
Download a word doc of the rules and FAQ here.
A sample video, rules and FAQ are available on CEE’s Facebook page.
Watch CEE’s Sherria Saafir explain the video contest, and why we think the economy is an important part of the 2012 election.
One winner will be chosen by CEE Facebook fans (“Viewers’ Choice”) and at least one winner will be chosen by one or more economists selected as judges by CEE (“Economists’ Choice”). Prizes include a $500 American Express gift card for each teacher winner, and $25 iTunes gift cards for the student(s) featured in the winning videos.
Video Submission Period
Opens: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 9:00a.m. ET
Closes: Monday, October 15, 2012, 11:59p.m. ET
Public Voting Period
Starts: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 9:00a.m. ET
Ends: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 3:00p.m. ET
We look forward to hearing what your students have to say! Good luck.