ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to teachers in grades K–12 in schools that are public or accredited private schools or home schools in compliance with the laws of its state (hereinafter referred to as “Schools”) and are in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Submitting Teachers (those who submit footage of their own teaching) or Nominated Teachers (teachers whose footage is submitted by a Nominating Individual – a third party who nominates a teacher) must be residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and who are currently over the age of 18. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of RBT and members of their immediate families are ineligible.
ENTRY: Video entry must demonstrate one or more concrete skill(s) that represents one or more of the Areas of Performance from The Skillful Teacher from the following list:
- Formative Assessment
- Criteria for Success
- Making Student Thinking Visible
- Expectation Messages
- Personal Relationships
- Classroom Climate
- Teacher teams designing lessons
- Teachers reviewing student work
Videos should not exceed 15 minutes in length. Video files are to be submitted via a password protected Vimeo link. The sound and visual quality of the video must be such that viewers can clearly hear and see all content. A Submitting Teacher or Nominating Individual must complete the online entry form to submit an entry. Submission will be accepted beginning on October 15, 2022, and the deadline for submitting all Entry Materials is 11:59 P.M. ET on March 1, 2023. A Submitting Teacher or Nominating Individual may submit more than one video.
No copyright materials (music, images, etc.) may be used for this contest unless the Submitting Teacher owns the copyright or has a license to use the material in the video for this contest. Written permission must be obtained and submitted as part of the Entry Materials.
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