Enter to Win the 2012 Teacher Innovator Awards


PBS LearningMedia and The Henry Ford have announced the third annual Teacher Innovator Awards to recognize innovative PreK-12 classroom educators, media specialists, technology coordinators and homeschool educators who use digital media to enhance student learning.

The top 10 winners, one from each of 10 subject/grade groupings, will participate in an all-paid, week-long "Innovation Immersion Experience" at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan in August 2013 plus receive a free professional development course from PBS TeacherLine, valued at $20,000. Ten second place winners will receive a Promethean ActiView document camera. All first and second place winners as well as 10 third place winners will receive a tote bag full of goodies from PBS and the Henry Ford.

Entries for The 2012 Teacher Innovator Awards will be accepted until December 12, 2012. Winners will be notified by March 31, 2013.

From math and science to music and the arts, educators' inventive thinking continuously fuels, inspires and engages young minds. Whether you teach your students physics with rocket launchers, social studies by creating interactive timelines, or literature by inviting kids to create digital stories, you are innovating and making a difference – and PBS LearningMedia and The Henry Ford want to recognize and thank YOU!

Enter here to describe how you have innovated with digital media to enhance student learning. You can send a short video or PDF with text and images that showcases your work. Your entry can be a demonstration of a unique teaching technique or the outcome of your influence in a student work. See frequently asked questions and contest rules for more details.

View a gallery of 2011 award winners.

*Note: When you sign up for the Innovator Awards, you will also be signed up for PBS LearningMedia. 

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Last updated on November 28, 2012