Thank you so much to all of the teachers who entered the contest. We had an overwhelming response and appreciate all the hard work that went into each entry.

The panel of judges consisted of classroom teachers and school administrators. They spent weeks reviewing entries and decided on the winner listed below.

Donald Peters

High School in Mooresville, N.C.

Description of project: High school students will create short (2 minute) clay-mation videos about the social issue of ‘bullying’ and how to deal with bullies.

Students will work in groups of 4-6 to write scripts, design and create characters, film and edit their video. Their videos will be shown to the student body from elementary to high school. These videos will then be posted to YouTube and Vimeo for other schools to have access to.

Students will gain understanding of careers in the art field through this project including character design, set design, film and editing.

Judges’ comments:

“The topic is so relevant, collaboration grouping is a key strategy in the Common Core curriculum, and the finished product will reach a larger population of students. In addition, students will receive training and practice in using digital technology which can be transferred to real life situations. This lesson and activity will give back to thousands of students while being meaningful to the classroom who creates it.”

Stay tuned to this page for updates on the winning project. We’ll post pictures and the final videos that result from the project when they’re finished. North Carolina’s Creative Classroom Contest was proudly sponsored by Prudential Carolinas Realty, Prudential York Simpson Underwood Realty, and Prudential Yost & Little Realty.

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