For High School Student Participants
is designed to reward students, like you,
who use technology for learning and in daily life. |
If you participate in your school's team, you will:
Do I Need To Do?
- Enjoy a team activity that involves some
during a school day.
- Represent your high school in an annual state-wide online
- Have the opportunity to win, with your
team, a trophy for your school.
yourself as one of the participating
members of a school technology team. Why is this important?
really looks great on your academic record when you
to a university or for a job!
- Get recognition, praise, and... respect.
- Hopefully, your work will be recognized as exemplary. If
this is the case, your file(s) may be distributed by the organizers of
this event to educators throughout Louisiana. Your school
team will receive acknowledgment for excellent work.
needs to have a Team
Ask your principal who the Team Coach for your school is.
Then, contact the Team Coach. The Team Coach can be any adult
works at your high school as teacher, administrator,
member. Every high
school in Louisiana is eligible to enter a single
team composed of up to 15 students.
Will I Do?
During regular school hours, on the day of the Technology Challenge, your
team will meet to compete during the
morning. Your team
will complete a number of
Teamwork is a must. You should be familiar with
searching the Internet for reliable information, doing word processing
making presentations (Powerpoint), and maybe knowing how to do
some spreadsheet editing
(Excel). Working with media is useful. Although you don't have to "know
everything", you should
be able to
contribute in a productive and positive way.
There are deadlines
for these requirements:
1. Your school's Team
Coach selects a team of up to 15 students.
students are excused from classes during the time of the competition.
competition begins when files are accessed from an online
account on the day of the competition and ends when the completed
files are electronically uploaded to a
designated online account.
4. Team work is essential. Be prepared to work together.
While it's not guaranteed, or required, we do recommend that your
school pays for a pizza party to
celebrate completing the
What Are The Rules?
students of the school team may participate.
- This is a
team effort with a timed deadline.
- Your team
will complete a series of challenging
tasks in a relatively short time.
adults will help you find answers or assist with the completion of the
tasks. Only minimal technical assistance is allowed when technical
- We do hope
that you enjoy the process! You might be doing something like this for
the rest of your life!