[NOTE: This promotion is now over — we will be posting the accumulated stories soon!]

Calling all teachers! We want to trade you a free signed copy of Made to Stick for one of your stories. Here are the details.

We want your story of a classroom lesson that stuck. Maybe itâ??s one of yours, or maybe youâ??re bragging on the brilliant lesson of a colleague or one of your past teachers. Tell us about it â?? give us the details of what the teacher did and how the students responded. Tell us why you think it worked so well.

There are just a few rules: (1) Itâ??s got to be the story of a specific lesson, recounted in enough detail that a general reader, who of course wasnâ??t there the day it was taught, can understand the power of it. (2) Youâ??re giving us permission to publish the story, along with your name. (3) Youâ??ve got to be a teacher â?? weâ??ll need a school address to send the book to.

An example would be the post below this one about Oceanography. Note that this is a forward-looking storyâ??itâ??s about a teacherâ??s plan for a future class. Weâ??re anticipating that most people will want to tell stories about classes that have already happened, but if youâ??d rather talk about something youâ??re cooking up, thatâ??s okay too.

Teachers are on the front line of stickinessâ??is there another profession where making ideas stick is such an everyday necessity? Thatâ??s why weâ??re excited to start compiling these â??greatest hitsâ? stories. Our hope is that we can weave together this collection of stories and make it available for free via our site, so teachers everywhere can get a bit of inspiration.

So let your teacher friends knowâ??we want to share their sticky stories with the world! Have them email us with their stories. [Email address: heaths@fastcompany.com] The first 100 stories we receive will get a free signed book! [NOTE: This promotion is now over — we will be posting the accumulated stories soon!]

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