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Deadline for submissions= December 22, 2023.
Use the appropriate grade-level links below
to submit writing for the contest:
Share about a teacher* who made a positive difference in your day, week, year, or life.
"For the purpose of this contest, teacher means an educator or a parent who is homeschooling their child(ren)."
Convincing, concrete details that go beyond the obvious. Ample and varied examples or a single powerful example clearly demonstrate the teacher’s significant impact.
Author’s passion for raising their voice to recognize this teacher is clear and compelling. The students word choices create writing that is lively, expressive, and engaging. The author’s voice shines through in the writing.
Interacts with and engages the reader in ways that reveal the author’s own personality, making unique choices to reach the audience. Memorable.