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Partnering 4 Good Video Challenge

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We challenge high school students, educators, and school administrators to submit a video challenge and enter to win a $5,000 USD prize. This prize will be given to a classroom to further the development of their partnership and collaboration work!

Step 1: Choose a Meaningful Partnership
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  • Teachers pick a partnership (student:student, class:school, class:community, etc.) that has made a big impact on their class during the 2023-2024 school year. This partnership should be one between members of the class or school.
  • Students and teachers work together to review the evaluation criteria and decide what to highlight in a short video.
  • Become an Architect by download the Architect Curriculum and applying content from one of the Six Degrees of Connection (Something Bigger, All-in, The Ecosystem, Celebrate Friction, Magnetic Moments, Collective Connections)  in your context.
Step 2: Make the Video
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  • Collaborate on a script that tells the story of the partnership, including the roles of the teacher and students and the impact on learning and which of the Six Degrees of Connection the story aligns.
  • Assign tasks for creating the video—like scripting, on-camera presenting, recording, and editing—using simple devices, like smartphones.
  • Keep the video concise (1-2 minutes) and focus on their teamwork and positive outcomes.
Step 3: Edit and Share to Plus Wonder
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  • Edit the video for a smooth flow, adding captions or graphics if needed. There are many free editing platforms available.
  • Fill out the Video Challenge Submission Form and attach your video file.
  • Fill out the consent form for all creators of and people depicted in submitted video.
  • Share it on your school’s social media and tag @pluswonder and encourage sharing on social media to inspire others!

Video Challenge Submission Form

Your Name(Required)
The first name should be the main point of contact for this submission, ideally an educator or administrator that can manage the receipt of any potential prize money. Then, please include any collaborators that partnered on this challenge (can say groups, such as "Mr. Porter's 11th grade Government class").
First Name
Last Name
 
Your Classroom(Required)
This should be the proposed recipient of the prize money if selected.
School Name
Grade/Class/Educator
 
Please provide the email address of the educator , so we can contact you if we feature your movement building in action!
And what kind of partnership is this... student:student, class:school, class:community, etc.?
Partner Reflection (optional): Share how this partnership and the lessons from Six Degrees of Connection positively affected your community.
Hours Spent: (optional) Please include the total number of hours that your students spent studying or working alongside the partnership.
Dollars Raised: (optional) Please include the total number of dollars raised in an effort to support this partnership or its initiatives.
Share what you would do with the prize money, how it will positively affect your classroom, to further the development of your partnership work.
What are your next steps to keep learning and developing this project and partnership?
What will you do this week, this month, or this quarter?
If not uploaded anywhere, please link your school's website, and then add your video challenge as a file in the section below.
Accepted file types: mov, m4v, avi, wmv, avchd, webm, flv, mp4, Max. file size: 256 MB.
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