It's time to get those cameras rolling again while getting
students excited about project-based learning. The annual Innovative Video in
Education - or iVIE - program will begin soon.
The submission period for next year's competition opens Nov.
1 and will remain open until March 6, 2015.
The iVIE program, organized by the San Diego County Office
of Education, is a powerful way for teachers to incorporate standards-based
hands-on experiences into their lessons. The competition provides a chance for
students to take ownership of their learning in a collaborative and rigorous
The contest is open to students throughout the county in
kindergarten through 12th grade. It culminates with a film festival in April.
Submitted videos are judged by media professionals and
educators. Awards will be given in categories including math, science, language
arts, documentary, and public service announcement.
This year’s new and improved iVIE competition will feature a
new website, new categories, and a judging rubric that aligns more closely with
learning objectives and standards.
Also new this year, the San Diego County Credit Union will
host a 36-hour film competition for high school students called the iVIE
The Innovative Video in Education (iVIE) program is an
annual k-12 student video competition that has drawn thousands of participating
students from every grade level across San Diego County for the last 14 years.
Throughout the school year, teachers and students use video as a project-based
learning tool in the classroom, ultimately creating videos that ignite
imagination and inspire student confidence while integrating state content