Desire2Learn Inc.

Desire2Learn Inc.

June 24, 2013 16:05 ET

Desire2Learn Celebrates the End of the School Year With a Facebook Video Contest-Win a $2,000 Education Grant!

Desire2Learn Facebook Competition Searches for the Best Answer to: "What Did You Learn This Year?"

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 24, 2013) -

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After a long, successful school year filled with lessons, library books and laughs, Desire2Learn Incorporated is starting the summer off right with a Facebook video contest that awards the winner a $2,000 education grant. The edtech company is providing K-12 students and their families with the opportunity to win education money by simply by uploading a 30 to 60-second home video to YouTube and posting it to the Desire2Learn Facebook page. The videos of K-12 students must describe their greatest lessons, achievements or accomplishments from the previous school year, just like this one:

The three-step process for making a submission is easy:

  1. Create a 30 to 60-second video of your child where they talk about what they learned this school year and then upload it to YouTube;
  2. Go the Desire2Learn Facebook page and "Like" it;
  3. Submit your video, share it with your friends and family and ask them to VOTE FOR YOU!

Contest judges will be selecting the top videos every week which will be posted to the company Facebook page. Nominees are given easy tools to "share" their videos with their friends and family to help increase their vote totals and check their progress in the standings. Videos can be submitted to Desire2Learn's Facebook page until July 8, 2013 then friends and family can vote on the videos they like until July 22, 2013. The contest winner will be announced via press release on July 29, 2013.

"Desire2Learn's core focus is to promote lifelong learning among students of all ages," said Desire2Learn CEO and President John Baker. "This Facebook competition is a fun way for the company to give back to the very people that inspire us every day− the learners. We wish everyone the best of luck in this contest and can't wait to see the entries."

About Desire2Learn

Desire2Learn is helping to transform the way the world learns. Providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire lifelong learners, Desire2Learn helps clients break down barriers to access the highest quality learning experiences, and is recognized for its leadership in accessibility. Desire2Learn is a global leader in cloud (SaaS) based learning solutions and provides an open and extensible platform to over 750 clients and over 10 million learners in higher education, K-12, healthcare, government and the corporate sector, including the Fortune 1000. Desire2Learn has personnel in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil and Singapore. For more information or to contact us, visit:

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