TeachBits.com announces “Let’s Talk Turkey!” Contest For Teachers
November 06, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education NewsWINTER PARK, Florida – November 6, 2007 – TeachBits.com, a division of leading e-learning solution provider InfoSource, Inc., today announced the “Let’s Talk Turkey!” contest, to encourage authors and teachers to share their electronic-format lesson plans and enrichment resources and to try out Web-based lesson-creation and lesson-plan authoring tools.
Every educator who visits TeachBits and signs up for free is eligible to participate. After submitting three lesson plans or other classroom resources, the educator will be automatically entered to win one of three iPod Shuffles. Teachers can choose to either self-publish items and make them available for sale on the site, or to offer their materials to teachers at large as free resources.
“Teachers love to share,” says TeachBits founder Michael Werner. “We want to do as much as we can to encourage teachers to share what they use in their classroom every day with other teachers, to aid in the spread of creative ideas for instruction and interaction. The materials that have been posted at TeachBits so far have been extremely well-received by other teachers, and we’re excited to see even more of what teachers are working with in their classrooms.”
In addition to lesson plans, some of the many different types items teachers have been sharing on TeachBits.com include enrichment worksheets, PowerPoint presentations, interactive games, charts, experiments, reference materials and interactive lessons created with the easy-to-use TeachBits Content Authoring Tool.
For teachers who are new to the TeachBits website, joining as a Contributor is completely free. Current TeachBits users can also upgrade to Contributor memberships for free. Just visit http://www.TeachBits.com/create and click on “Want to get started?” Register as a contributor and use promotional code REFER to receive a free membership ($29.95 value).
In addition to offering a growing collection of free lesson plans, TeachBits.com engages teachers in the process of creating lessons and lesson plans with its unique Content Authoring Tool and enables teachers to buy, sell and share their lesson plans, games, PowerPoint presentations and other materials - anything that can be used in the classroom. To learn more about these features, visit http://www.TeachBits.com. This contest ends November 30, 2007.
Teachbits.com, a division of InfoSource Learning, provides teachers with a one-stop source for buying, selling and creating lesson plans and other interactive and digital classroom content. InfoSource Learning, in business since 1983, is a developer and turn-key custom solution provider of high-quality Web-based training (WBT), computer-based training (CBT) and instructor-led training (ILT) for the Education, Corporate and Government training markets.
Strategic Architect, Teachbits.com
A Division of InfoSource Learning
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