CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Educational Tours, a leading international educational tour company for teachers and students, is challenging teachers and their students to a pop quiz -- the "EF Challenge." Classes that score 100% by correctly answering all of the questions don't just receive an "A+," but they will also be automatically entered for a chance to win a $10,000 Apple gift card that can be used toward Apple products. The quiz challenges teachers and students to think about the world around them by asking questions related to specific cultures. Teachers can access the questions and submit their class's answers by visiting http://www.eftours.com/takethechallenge. Entries that score a 100% will be entered into the random drawing for the $10,000 Apple gift card, which can be used to purchase Apple products such as the iMac, MacBook and iPods (iTunes excluded.) "The EF Challenge is intended to help teachers spark the curiosity of their students and inspire their interest in traveling and learning about other cultures," said Martha Doyle, President of EF Educational Tours. "Our mission is to break down barriers of culture and language. By introducing students to other cultures, we continue to make progress in reaching this goal and we help students prepare to be global citizens." Teachers wanting to participate in the EF Challenge must do so by October 31, 2006. For more information on the EF Challenge and complete contest rules, visit http://www.eftours.com/takethechallenge. About EF Educational Tours: EF Educational Tours is a pioneer in experiential learning, leading students abroad to encounter new cultures and languages first hand. It is the first and only accredited international tour company, and it is affiliated with key educational organizations such as PBS and the Advanced Placement Program of the College Board. EF Educational Tours is part of EF Education, the world's largest private education organization with more than 40 years of experience. EF's North American headquarters is in Cambridge, MA, though the company spans the globe with hundreds of offices and schools in more than 50 countries, a staff of over 3,000 employees and 23,000 full or part time teachers.
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