student awards 2007

Flat Classroom Project 2007 Student Awards

See the Awards outline and Judges and Judging Index

Listen and watch the Elluminate Awards Ceremony
Awards Show Slide Presentation

Judge's Awards

Group 1 - Connecting the World Online

Judged by: Fairbrother, Brookes
Winner 1.a.1
Title: A Ring for Jimmy
Student Name: Amalia B. - LACHSA, USA
Feedback from Judges:
"Very innovative idea! Good use of black and white. Good cuts to Georgia shows good collaboration. Music fantastic!"
Runner Up 1.b.5
Title: How Businessmen/women Use Internet Today
Student Name: Jayeta R. - SAS, China
Honorable Mention 1.c.8
Title: Living in an Online World
Student Name: Catherine F. - PLC, Australia

Group 2 - How the WWW has changed the world

Judged by: Draper, Fisch, Preis
Winner 2.c.12
Title: Impact on Life
Student Name: Carmyn S. - LACHSA, USA
Feedback from Judges:
"Well done moving the action from one location to another. Great use of titles"
Runner Ups (Three way tie)
2.a.9 Title: How the WWW Has Changed the World
Student Name: Jamie C. - Westwood, USA
2.b.11 Title: How Has the WWW Changed the World?
Student Names: Olena B. & Mustafa C. - VIS, Austria
2.c.13 Title: How Education Has Been Helped by the WWW
Student Name: Adrian W. - SAS, China

Group 3 - How workflow software has enhanced productivity and communication

Judged by: McLeay
Winner 3.b.17
Title: Workflow Software and Students
Student Name: Fatma M. - QA, Qatar
Runner Up 3.a.16
Title: The Benefits of Workflow Software
Student Name: EE - SAS, China
Honorable Mention 3.c.82
Title: Sidewalk International
Student Name: Jessica D. - LACHSA, USA

Group 4 - The changing shape of information

Judged by: Hokanson, Cofino
Winner 4.a.20
Title: Semantic Assistant
Student Name: Sarah H. - Westwood, USA
Feedback from Judges:
"Very creative use of green screen."
Runner Up 4.a.22
Title: Photact Lenses
Student Name: Mike L. - LACHSA, USA
Honorable Mention 4.c.26
Title: Uploading the Beginning of Blogs
Student Name: Mitch B - Westwood, USA

Group 5 - Why we should be promoting Web 2.0 tools for sharing information

Judged by: Shepard, Floyd
Winner 5.b.31
Title: What is Web 2.0?
Student Name: Betsy B. - Westwood, USA
Feedback from Judges:
"You found a catchy way to capture your topic. I especially like the way you contrasted the insight of adults and students into Web 2.0 tools. You followed up the interview with a little teaching and string graphics."
Runner Up 5.a.27
Title: iCoach
Student Name: Tayler B. - Westwood, USA
Honorable Mentions
5.b.29 Title: Web 2.0 Tools
Student Name: Mariam T - QA, Qatar
5.c.33 Title: Web 2.0: Entertainment Value?
Student Name: Pascal De K. - SAS, China

Group 6 - Globalization and outsourcing

Judged by: O'Connell, Cofino
Winners (Three way tie)
6.c.42 Title: The World Collapsed?
Student Name: Malia L. - LACHSA, USA
Feedback from Judges:
"Very creative and artistic approach...I love the editing and narration"
6.a.35 Title: Teens and Outsourcing
Student Name: BrayAnna - Westwood, USA
Feedback from Judges:
"This is a really nicely produced artifact - well done everyone! You provided some good text pages to structure the video and worked very naturally to the camera..."
6.b.39 Title: Who is Affected by Outsourcing?
Student Name: Patty - SAS, China
Feedback from Judges:
"This is a great video with a lot of clearly identified content both in text and images. it would have been good to have some sound overlay on the text at the beginning. I like the way education workplaces and restaurants have been included in creating the message about outsourcing."
Runner Up 6.a.37
Title: Puppetcast 1: A Look at Medical Outsourcing
Student Name: Peggy N - MICDS, USA

Group 7 - Google takes over the world

Judged by: Brookes, Utecht
Winner 7.c.48
Title: Google and the World
Student Name: Michael R - MICDS, USA
Feedback from Judges:
"The puppets did it for me! Well done for adding some really innovative material"
"Fantastic, original, fun to watch, informative and to the point. Uses the most up-to-date happenings from Google"
Runner Up 7.b.46
Title: Breaking News: Google Takes Over the World
Student Name: Yara D - QA, Qatar
Honorable Mention 7.b.45
Title: A Day that Sage Found Google
Student Name: Analisa W - LACHSA, USA

Group 8 - Personal learning environments and social networking

Judged by: Vrotny, O'Connell
Winner 8.b.52
Title: Blog Heroes
Student Name: Zak S - LACHSA, USA
Feedback from Judges:
"Very well designed and packaged video. The choice of music video scenes and transitions are all very empathic with the message."
Runner Up 8.a.49
Title: Social Networks and Personal Learning Environments
Student Name: Chris W - MICDS, USA
Honorable Mention 8.a.50
Title: Social Networks...Profile Design
Student Name: Sara T - QA, Qatar

Group 9 - Mobile and Ubiquitous

Judged by: van 't Hooft, Utecht
Winner 9.c.62
Title: Fun and Convenient World
Student Name: Megan S - LACHSA, USA
Feedback from Judges:
"Very nicely done....You cover the topic in depth and use a nice juxtaposition of old and new technologies to make your point."
"Great video, good information. I enjoyed the same transitions between shots..."
Runner Up 9.c.61
Title: Mobile and Ubiquitous
Student Name: Andy G and Chris F - MICDS, USA
Honorable Mention 9.b.58
Title: Mobile and Ubiquitous - Bright Future?!
Student Name: Anne S - QA, Qatar

Group 10 - Virtual Communication

Judged by: Baber, Strecker
Winner 10.a.64
Title: Virtual Communication: Design & Innovation
Student Name: Perola L. - QA, Qatar
Feedback from Judges:
"This was very professional and used a nice variety of technology to create a more engaging experience.You created the most 'content rich' video in all of topic 10"
Runner Up Tie
10.a.65 Title: The Shutterbug Sidekick
Student Name: Hilliary J. - Westwood, USA
10.c.71 Title: Virtual Communication in Mainstream Gaming
Student Name: Paula N. - SAS, China

Group 11 - Wireless Connectivity

Judged by: Durff, Penstone
Winner 11.b.77
Title: No Wireless=No Internet=No Life
Student Name: Amir N. - QA, Qatar
Feedback from Judges:
"This is a good visual experimentation here. It is easy to follow the narrative and the use of outsourcing and credits helps a lot. Be careful of voice distortion."
Runner Up 11.a.73
Title: Welcome Wireless
Student Name: Stephanie S. - LACHSA, USA
Honorable Mentions
Title: Wireless Connectivity
Student Name: Victoria G - SAS, China
Title: Can You See Me Now?
Student Name: Sumner - Westwood, USA

Student Awards

Winner 10.a.65
Title: Shutterbug Sidekick
Student Name: Hilary J - Westwood, USA
Second Place 1.a.1
Title: A Ring For Jimmy
Student Name: Amalia B. - LACHSA, USA
Third Place 1.a.2
Title: Treckster and the Lamp
Student Name: Gillian F. - Westwood, USA
Honorable Mentions
10.b.83 Title: The Dangers of Virtual Communication
Student Name: Jesus - LACHSA, USA
3.b.17 Title: Workflow Software and Students
Student Name: Fatma M. - QA, Qatar

Teacher's Awards

Los Angeles County High School for the Arts

Barrie Becker, Teacher
On Line Learning Award: Mike L
Concept Awards:
Design and Innovation: Amalia B.
Story and Empathy: Zakaria S.
The Fun Factor: Jessica D.

Qatar Academy

Julie Lindsay, Teacher
Online Learning Award - Yara D.
Concept Awards:
Design and Innovation - Sara M 4.a.21 'The Series of Unfortunate Events'
Story and Empathy - Fatma M (Toomie) 3.b.17 'Workflow Software and Students'
The Fun Factor:
Sara D 6.c.40 'Globalisation and Outsourcing: the Fun Factor'
Ray F 9.c.63 'Mobile and Ubiquitous'

Mary Institute Country Day School

Elizabeth Helfant/John Pais, Teachers
Online Learning Awards - Anthony Chivetta
Concept Awards:
Design and Innovation - Chris Waterbury
Story and Empathy - Doug Chod
The Fun Factor - Michael Rodriquez

Westwood Schools

Vicki Davis, Teacher
Online Learning Award - Sarah H
Concept Awards:
Design & Innovation - tie Hilliary J and Gillian F
Story & Empathy - Betsy B.
The Fun Factor - Sumner W. and Coley W.

Presbyterian Ladies College

John Turner, Teacher
On Line Learning Award - Catherine F
Concept Awards:
Design and Innovation: LakshmiT
Story and Empathy: Natasha R
The Fun Factor: Annabelle W.