Triway High School in Wooster, Ohio, has been named a winner in Trident Case's Charging Cart giveaway contest.
Jennifer Farrar, science teacher at Triway High School and applicant into Trident’s giveaway contest, explained that her students are proud and hardworking, and thus deserve innovative classroom technology equipped to match their ambitions. “Triway High School has received high ratings with distinction, while still maintaining a tight budget,” Farrar said. “That’s a difficult feat, and it’s something that should be rewarded with the best equipment possible to guarantee that our bright students receive the highest quality education.”
Before receiving Trident’s Charging Cart, Farrar’s previous storage solution involved a plastic tote bag, which left tablets disorganized, cables tangled, and screen protectors scratched. “On top of being disorderly, it was difficult to monitor our inventory and ensure all of our tablets were present and accounted for,” she added. “Now, we have a way to safely store our tablets.”
To charge the tablets, Farrar used a power strip that could only charge twelve tablets at a time. The remainder of the tablets would be spread out around the room and connected to remote outlets. In a science classroom, Farrar explained, this was a huge problem. “Our countertops also function as wet labs, so this method exposed the tablets to possible water damage,” Farrar added.
The Charging Cart also offers mobility for the school. Though currently stored in Farrar’s classroom, the Charging Cart is often wheeled between science rooms on the same floor. Other departments within the high school can use the tablets as well. “Tablet use is typically concentrated within the science department, but other departments, such as art and history, use them occasionally,” Farrar added. “The Charging Cart gives us the option to share our technology across multiple studies.”
Built-in charging ports allow users to charge up to 30 tablets at once, while a UV light inside the Charging Cart helps to disinfect the cases while charging them. The cart, equipped with an acrylic frosted window to view the devices, fully charges all tablets in up to 4-6 hours.
“We are so excited to be the winners of Trident’s giveaway contest,” Farrar emphasized. “The Charging Cart attractive, compact, and efficient. My students and I thank Trident!”