Students from throughout the county will get a chance to see
their short films on the big screen April 26 as part of the annual Innovative Video
in Education (iVIE) Festival.
The festival will feature a screening of all 63 short videos
nominated for an iVIE Award this year. Winners will be announced at a special
ceremony May 6.
The competition organized by the San Diego County Office of Education encourages students in kindergarten through
12th grade from throughout the county to create short videos, offering them
important lessons in collaboration and public service.
It continues to grow each year as educators work to
incorporate more project-based and hands-on lessons as part of the
implementation of the Common Core State Standards. The program provides a chance
for students to take ownership of their learning in a collaborative and
"It's transformative," said Leigh A. Murrell,
who's organizing the program this year. "It's a great learning experience for the kids."
The iVIE Festival is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April 26 at UltraStar Mission Valley Cinemas, 7510 Hazard Center Drive in San