This one’s for home educators as well as public and private schools.
Here’s the link to the homeschool registration page. The contest sign-ups started August 1, and I’m not sure what kind of response there’s been so far, but LEGO was promising a free Smart Kit to the first 2,000 registrants.
From the LEGO webpage:
Welcome to the 2011 LEGO® Smart Creativity Contest!
The LEGO® Smart Creativity Contest is all about creativity, innovation, and hands-on learning! We want you to think beyond the books and focus on the power of the brick!
In 150 seconds or less, we challenge you to:
Show us how you use
LEGO Education solutions
to spark student innovation!
Whether you capture student innovation in the form of a LEGO-inspired animation, student-produced skit, or by performing an original song that plays tribute to the creativity of the LEGO brick, we challenge you to be creative and let that innovative spirit shine!