Show-Me a Movie is a digital storytelling contest for private, public and parochial students in grades 2-12 in Missouri and its border states (Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska). The METC ISTE Affiliate Advisory Committee and Members, as well as staff from theLearningLab of EducationPlus support the contest through participation, instruction, and commuications. We appreciate all involved in this project.

2015 Show-Me a Movie Winners


Middle School

High School

Show-Me a Story
The Challenger Learning Center
Warren Elementary, Francis Howell School District
Sponsor: Missy Kelly

Show-Me a Challenge
Orchard Farm Middle School, Orchard Farm School District
Sponsor: Heather Hinze

Show-Me a Challenge
Clean Up the Earth
Ursuline Academy
Sponsor: Alex Mooney

Show-Me Something New
Using a Green Screen in Movie Making
Buder Elementary, Ritenour School District
Sponsors: Mary Waskow and Christine Phillips

Show-Me Your Community
History of Gooey Butter Cake
Wydown Middle School, Clayton School District
Sponsor: Dawn Weber

Show-Me Your Community
Why We Run
Ursuline Academy
Sponsor: Alex Mooney

Show-Me Your Creativity
News Show
Glenridge Elementary School, Clayton School District
Sponsor: Sharon Slodounik

Show-Me Your Creativity
Bryan Middle School, Francis Howell School District
Sponsor: Aaron Pearson

Show-Me Your Creativity
How to Make Cupcakes
Francis Howell Central High School, Francis Howell School District
Sponsor: Michelle McCune

Click on the image to the left to read contest rules, guidelines, FAQs and changes from the previous year. All contest details, including learning standards, are addressed in this document.

NOTE: Changes are coming! The deadline for the NEW 2016 METC (Show-Me XXX / Student Innovation Showcase) will be 4pm, Friday, December 2, 2016. We plan to include more digital projects, beyond digital stories.
Stay tuned for more information and check back to our website in April. If you have additional questions,


All two-minute movies must have a theme of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Math (STEAM) connected appropriately to the submission category*.  Check the category for your age group before you begin your project:

Elementary (ES): 2-5
Middle School (MS): 6-8 
High School (HS): 9-12

Show-Me Something New: An instructional or how-to movie.


Show-Me a Story: About someone special, your school or an event.


Show-Me Your Creativity: A message (informational or persuasive) using music, drawings, animation, digital photos and/ or clay models.


Show-Me a Challenge: Local environmental concerns and social issues, which promote awareness and public action.


Show-Me Your Community: An aspect of your community / culture that is unique, significant, promotes a message and advances a better understanding of it.


The updated rubric to be used by the judges has a total of 60 points. The lowest score a winning movie can receive is 50 out of 60 points. The movie with the highest score (as long as it is 50 or higher) for its division (age group) and category (Show-Me XXX) will be the winner.

See booklet for complete rules and guidelines,
as well as the frequently asked questions.


 Further questions?

, Director of Educational Innovation / METC Affiliate

Show-Me a Movie is a program of the METC ISTE affiiliate.


Please download these forms as needed.

Show Me Student Checklist
PDF Show Me Teacher Checklist

We'd like to share some movie-making resources with you:

Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything – Digital Storytelling

Bernajean Porter’s DigiTales Storymaking Steps

Jason Ohler’s Art, Storytelling, Technology and Education

Creative Educator’s The Art of Digital Storytelling

Discovery Education’s Digital Storytelling DEN Blog



Visit the Connected Classroom blog


formerly Cooperating School Districts

Each movie submitted must have the following documentation:

1) Online Entry Form includes movie URL and summary section
2) Online Student Reflection(s)
3) Show-Me Release Form on file @ school
4) Show-Me Student Checklist on file @ school
5) Show-Me Teacher Checklist on file @ school

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