What's better than a free conference and free lunch? Free prizes. Just by coming to TeachMeet Nashville, you will have 5 raffle tickets that you can use to enter drawings for giveaways. Here is what we have to giveaway so far:

  1. An Acer Netbook: The Acer AOD250-1325 is a 10.1 inch, ruby red netbook. It comes with Windows 7, the latest operating system from Microsoft. It will make a great addition to any classroom.
    Acer AOD250-1325 10.1-Inch Ruby Red Netbook - Over 3 Hours of Battery Life (Windows 7 Starter)
    Acer AOD250-1325 10.1-Inch Ruby Red Netbook - Over 3 Hours of Battery Life (Windows 7 Starter)
  2. An iPod Touch: This is a great device to use with your students or on your own. There are hundreds of great applications that you can install to make it even more useful in the classroom. This was paid for by donations; Apple did not want to participate. external image 32gb_ipod_touch.jpg
  3. Amazon Kindle: The revolutionary ebook reader from Amazon can be yours. Now it has pdf support so you can read any of the 1 million free books on Google Books. external image kindle.jpg
  4. Flip Ultra Video Camera: The Flip is the easiest video camera to use in the classroom. Just press record, then plug it into the computer with the built-in usb stick.
    Flip Ultra Camcorder 2nd Generation, 120 Minutes (Black)
    Flip Ultra Camcorder 2nd Generation, 120 Minutes (Black)
  5. Wiimote Interactive Whiteboard: Using a combination of a Wii remote and a projector, any surface can suddenly become a touchscreen. This bundle comes with the Wii remote, the bluetooth adapter, Smoothboard software (Windows), and 2 different sized IR-Pens to work with screens of different heights. This is about an $80 value; it works on Mac and Linux without the Smoothboard software.
  6. Camtasia Studio: Camtasia Studio is hands down the best software you can buy for creating screencasts, or video tutorials. Screencasts are great both for helping students to learn at their own pace, scaffolding, and professional development. Techsmith has donated 5 copies of the program, which can be used on both Windows and Mac computers. Read more about it here .
  7. Starrmatica: Starrmatica makes and interactive content database for interactive whiteboards (IWBs), such as the Promethean ActivBoard or the Smartboard. They are donating a school-wide license for a lucky elementary school. This retails for $900. Read more about it here .
  8. Soundzabound Royalty Free Music: Soundzabound is donating 3 free subscriptions to their volume 5 database of royalty free music. The subscriptions are sold for $198 each. Read more about it here .
  9. Mackin is donating a subscription to their history database Journey Back in Time, worth $195.