Vans Custom Culture was created to inspire and empower high school students to embrace their creativity through art and design, and to bring attention to diminishing arts education budgets. Custom Culture is a national high school customization competition using blank Vans shoes to be customized around specific themes.
National Public Radio’sfirst-ever NPR Student Podcast Challenge is a chance for teachers and students in grades 5–12 across the country to turn their classrooms into production studios, their assignments into scripts, and their ideas into sound. To participate in the challenge, students need to produce a podcast of three to twelve minutes in length on their smartphone or computer, with easily available software.
Ignite My Futurein School is an initiative sponsored by Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education to transform the way students across America learn through computational thinking, a foundational skill for success in the twenty-first century.
The National Park Trust (NPT) invites students across the country to participate in the ninth annual Kids to Parks Day (KTP), a nationwide grassroots movement to celebrate America’s parks and public lands, on May 18, 2019. In honor of this day, NPT is hosting the Kids to Parks Day National School Contest to help educators engage their students with their local parks.
The office supply company Bostitch is offering a chance for two teachers to win a $250 grant for creative supplies for their classroom. To be considered, teachers need to submit a lesson plan of their own creation that they believe exemplifies creativity in the classroom.