Back To School Tech Sweepstakes

Posted on Jul 15 2014 - 8:00pm by Susan Bewley


Welcome to the Back To School Tech Sweepstakes!

At Mom Powered Media, we believe in higher education and want to help our network readers get there. To help you do just that, we are giving one lucky reader a $500 Visa Gift Card and HP 14″ Chromebook PC. There will also be 20 second place winners to take home Back To School Prize Packages. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get BTS ready, tech-style!

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Open your sleek, next-generation HP Pavilion 14-Q020NR 14″ Chromebook PC to get online, fast. You can access your favorite websites and Google Chrome apps on the 14-inch diagonal HD display in seconds.

HP 14″ Chromebook PC features:

  • Intel Celeron 2955U Dual-Core processor 1.40GHz
  • 2GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory
  • 16GB solid state drive
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN
  • Intel HD GMA Graphics
  • Webcam
  • SD memory card reader
  • 1 x USB 2.0 port, 1 x USB 3.0 port, 1 x HDMI port, 1 x Acer converter port
  • 3-cell lithium polymer battery for up to 8.5 hours run time
  • 2.76 lbs, 0.8″ x 11.3″ x 8″
  • Genuine Google Chrome OS Software

BTS Packs

One grand prize winner will receive a $500 Visa Gift Card and HP 14″ Chromebook PC. Twenty additional winners will also receive a Back To School Prize Package.

Giveaway ends August 15th at 11:59pm, open to US and Canadian residents, ages 18+. Excludes Quebec. Only one entrant per household, per address. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Enter using the giveaway form below. Good luck!

Disclaimer: The participating bloggers were not compensated for this post. No purchase is necessary to enter. One entrant per household, per address. Void where prohibited by law. Winner(s) will be contacted by email and have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. The sponsor(s) will be responsible for product shipment to winner(s) of this sweepstakes. This event is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook and/or Twitter, Google, Pinterest. Contact if you have any additional questions or comments.


Susan Bewley is a professional writer who has been writing content online & in print format for over 10 years. As well, she is an alumni of the University of Louisville with a Masters Degree in Special Education. When not working as an online business consultant or ghost writing, she can be found writing on Budget Earth, on her own novel, or working with various entities in the pet industry.

52 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Kate F. July 16, 2014 at 12:57 am -

    I use my iPad for reading.

  2. Cindy Merrill July 16, 2014 at 5:53 am -

    We have two computers; my husband’s is for business related internet only, and I have my own computer for educational enrichment.

  3. Sandra davis July 16, 2014 at 7:55 am -

    we use books, calculators, etc

  4. Beatrice P July 16, 2014 at 10:12 am -

    Very nice giveaway

  5. Trisha W. July 16, 2014 at 10:48 am -

    My kids need to learn how to use a graphing calculator for their math courses.

  6. barbara corbitt July 16, 2014 at 3:24 pm -

    i was using my laptop, but it died a slow and painful death last week

  7. Ms Margaret Ann MacKenzie July 17, 2014 at 10:22 am -

    My little guy is only just 2 and he doesn’t use a whole lot of gadgets yet for learning but he knows how to swipe my phone screen to open it up and to click on what he wants to see so I’m sure it won’t be hard to introduce gadgets for teaching purposes.

  8. sandra July 17, 2014 at 12:27 pm -

    usually just a calculator, as they are still young, to examine math problems.

  9. Dawn Monzu July 17, 2014 at 2:02 pm -

    My granddaughter loves using her Nanu’s iPad to learn. We download as many toddler apps as we can, and she absolutely LOVES them! I also use my iPhone too.

  10. Kate F. July 18, 2014 at 1:41 am -

    I use educational apps on my cell phone.

  11. leslie roberts July 18, 2014 at 7:20 pm -

    we use our tablets for math, reading, and science.

  12. Michelle S July 19, 2014 at 1:48 pm -

    The kids use my laptop to write papers because it has Microsoft Word on it.

  13. Jenny Moses July 19, 2014 at 5:09 pm -

    I use my laptop all the time and he’s figured out how to use our smartphones to access learning apps.

  14. Kate F. July 20, 2014 at 2:28 am -

    I use my desktop to type papers for school.

  15. lisa July 21, 2014 at 12:45 pm -

    My daughter is really into the computer. I know she uses that along books, and outings to teach her young children.

  16. Kym Dean July 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm -

    She uses her laptop, mostly.

  17. Michelle S July 21, 2014 at 2:34 pm -

    My daughter uses her tablet to play math games that help her practice her multiplication and division.

  18. Brutus Duffy July 23, 2014 at 12:13 am -

    Always looking things up on wikipedia and also use language learning sites

    • Brutus Duffy July 23, 2014 at 12:14 am -

      sorry, hit my ENTER button too fast-he uses his laptop the most.

  19. lisa July 23, 2014 at 1:53 pm -

    I know the grandchildren use computers. Things have changed so much from when I went to school.

  20. sandra July 24, 2014 at 1:40 pm -

    the will ocassionally use the computer to look up information or print pictures

  21. Michelle S July 25, 2014 at 9:59 am -

    My son uses our laptop (Microsoft Word) to type is papers for class.

  22. Brigid OHara Koshko July 26, 2014 at 8:38 am -

    My son’s middle school no longer uses textbooks so we we had to purchase a smart phone so my son has access to the textbooks in school. At home, my family share a desktop computer for homework and work.

  23. Dawn Monzu July 26, 2014 at 9:26 pm -

    My 2 year old granddaughter uses my iPhone. It is unbelieveable how she knows how to use it already! She has done things on it that I don’t even know how to do! Sometimes she even deletes things!

  24. Kate F. July 26, 2014 at 11:24 pm -

    I use a graphing calculator for school.

  25. Jackie Smith July 28, 2014 at 8:34 am -

    i love shopping for school clothes.

  26. sandra July 28, 2014 at 12:04 pm -

    they will most likely just use computers and maybe calculaters this year

  27. lisa July 28, 2014 at 2:00 pm -

    I imagine that school has changed so much since I went. Now, kids learn how to use a computer at a young age.

  28. brandi hawn July 31, 2014 at 7:32 pm -

    my son is only going into first grade so he doesn’t use any type of technology yet 🙂

  29. Shannon August 2, 2014 at 8:47 pm -

    I use my laptop mainly for educational purposes but I also watch documentaries on TV and I read on my Kindle.

  30. Dawn Monzu August 2, 2014 at 10:34 pm -

    I use my iPhone…and of course I use apps. I am trying to learn Spanish. Not going to well! haha

  31. Michelle S August 4, 2014 at 9:55 am -

    My daughter uses her Nook to read for 30 minutes per day – a requirement for her class.

  32. Dawn Monzu August 4, 2014 at 3:03 pm -

    My granddaughter and I play on my iPhone, and a tablet. We download all kinds of apps for her to learn! She loves Sesame Street so much. She has started to learn her ABC’s. She would rather play on the tablet because it is bigger.

  33. Joretta Foster August 4, 2014 at 11:01 pm -

    we use laptops, calcalators

  34. Michelle S August 5, 2014 at 10:48 am -

    My daughter uses her Nook to read books and my son uses his tablet to research for school papers.

  35. sandra August 5, 2014 at 2:38 pm -

    they will play educational games on their leapsters or on my iphone

  36. Dawn Monzu August 5, 2014 at 6:59 pm -

    Hey! I have an old gadget that I use almost on a daily basis! I use a calculator. That is what I use when I make out my bills, or I’m at the grocery store. I almost forgot about that piece of “technology”!

  37. Margaret MacKenzie August 5, 2014 at 9:55 pm -

    My little guy is 2 and he knows how to swipe the screen on my phone to open it.

  38. Ronda Walton August 5, 2014 at 11:43 pm -

    Lap top for all note taking and organizing data on students

  39. Margaret MacKenzie August 6, 2014 at 9:34 am -

    I didn’t want to introduce gadgets to my 2 year old son but with today’s technology, that are exposed from the get go. I do a few children’s learning games with him on my phone when we are out for appts.

  40. bn100 August 6, 2014 at 10:33 pm -

    we use a computer for research

  41. Lu J. August 7, 2014 at 11:45 pm -

    We use a desktop computer for all of our tech needs.

  42. Joey Simmonds August 8, 2014 at 12:26 am -

    My grandson would love me to win this.

  43. Tamra Phelps August 8, 2014 at 12:40 am -

    My niece & nephews are big fans of their ipad. They use it for Nick Jr Games, etc., that encourage learning.

  44. Lara D August 8, 2014 at 12:43 am -

    we have an original iPad that we read books on 🙂

  45. Dawn B. August 8, 2014 at 1:57 am -

    iPad for music and educational games

  46. Amy R August 9, 2014 at 10:07 pm -

    My son uses a leap pad for education and my iPhone for games 🙂

  47. Patrina T August 9, 2014 at 10:48 pm -

    We have a desktop computer that we share amongst the 6 of us.

  48. Michelle S August 10, 2014 at 12:02 pm -

    My kids use their Nooks to do their daily reading. We ask them to read at least 30 minutes a day.

  49. Tamara Terni August 13, 2014 at 10:43 pm -

    def a laptop and calculator. and the basics ofcourse pens, pencil and paper.

  50. Linda H August 15, 2014 at 1:05 am -

    We watch educational videos with our tv. We use our phones and tablets for learning games, and I will use my future laptop for online college classes.

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