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Announcing a Great Prize for the Blog Carnival!

As many of you know, I will be doing a blog carnival on 3.31.09. This weekend my mom and I started to think about the prize thatI will be giving away. This morning, Woot was running a really good deal on the Flip Video Camera. I have enough money saved up in bottle returns from this winter to pay for this camera, and so my mom and dad said I could get it and I WILL BE GIVING THIS CAMERA AWAY TO ONE LUCKY PERSON OR CLASSROOM WHO BLOGS TO SPREAD THE WORD TO END THE WORD ON MARCH 31ST!!!!

Here are the rules for the carnival:

  • To be entered you MUST have at least one blog POST that focuses ending the use of the r-word.
  • Your post MUST be on how the r-word makes you feel, how you will help Spread the Word to End the Word, or have to do with the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign.
  • Your post MUST be entered¬†on 3.31.09.
  • Once your post is up, please leave a comment here so that I know you are entered. It would be great if you could leave your name or the name of your class/school and a link to the post. I will create a new post on my blog that day with a list of all of the bloggers who have spread the word!
  • Everyone who posts and leaves their link here will be entered into a random drawing to win the Flip Video Camera! I will draw the name of the winner on April 1st!

If you have any questions, just let me know! Please spread the word about the carnival so lots of people will spread the word to end the word!

:-8) (guy with a moustache)

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13 Responses

  1. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
    ~ Anne Frank

    Thank you for spreading the word.

    I added posts to my blogs:

    Portable Teacher and Pink Stone Days

  2. Sorry about the link, I missed the l on the end of .com! it’s Portable Teacher

  3. Hi Laura,

    My post is up and I’m helping to spread the word on twitter. Great cause and great effort by you to bring attention to it.

    http://jennylu.wordpress.com/?p=734

  4. Thanks for your continuous inspiration, Laura.
    I saw Jenny’s post and posted mine on my blog ‘Brave New World’ http://tsheko.wordpress.
    the post url: http://bit.ly/NyRhb

    keep up the good work, Laura.

  5. http://cynthialord.livejournal.com/497081.html

    I have a post on my blog today, too.

    Thank you so much for doing this!
    Cindy

  6. Hi Laura! My post is up at Writing Frameworks

    Thanks for inspiring me to help!

  7. Hello! I have added the information and blogged about this on my classroom blog. You can reach it at: http://www.buncombe.k12.nc.us/100620112884626237/Blog/browse.asp?A=398&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&C=69271

    Sorry it is so long, the tiny URL won’t work because it is my school blog. We talked about this in class today and I hope to get a lot of dialogue going. Keep up the great work. If I have time tonight I will blog on my personal blog as well.

    Much peace,
    Lorraine

  8. My previous post doesn’t look like it posted…so just in case, I’m posting it again!

    http://digigogy.blogspot.com/2009/03/spread-word-to-end-r-word.html

  9. Hi Laura,

    My class recorded a podcast in support of the campaign. Here is the link: http://tinyurl.com/d8nk7n

    Thank you for leading the way and inspiring us to think outside of ourselves!

  10. My blog is ready to go and I hope you like it. If you can’t find my writing about the R word on my website you have to scroll down to find maria’s blog and it will appear. Thanks for this great topic I hope you like it because I did my best work.

  11. Hello, I know the contest is over, but my teacher just showed me how to leave my web address, so I’m leaving for you now. Thank you.

  12. A lot of of guys blog about this subject but you wrote down really true words.

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