Winners of Winter 2012 Classroom Improvement Grants named

The Turning Foundation, in partnership with SamsungT Mobile, BrainPop® and Turning Technologies announced the grant recipients of the Winter 2012 Classroom Improvement Grants.

Innovative applications that received awards include those submitted by the following teachers:

. Rebecca Clinch, Arcade Elementary at Pioneer Central School District - Arcade, NY
. Laurence Tan, 122nd Street School - Los Angeles, CA
. Bethany Sharp, Morris Jeff Community School - New Orleans, LA
. Chantal Schiller, Holy Family School - Flushing, NY
. Lisa Lanza, Glide Middle School - Glide, OR
. Kathryn Thomas, Windber Area Middle School - Windber, PA
. Tara Supers, Newcomerstown Middle School - Newcomerstown, OH
. Travis Risher, Newport Middle School - Newport, KY
. Samantha Stanley, Long County High School - Ludowici, GA
. Teresa Adams, Rancho Verde High School - Moreno Valley, CA

The 10 classroom awards reflect an estimated value of $3,600 each and over $36,000 worth of classroom technology and digital content as part of the winter 2012 grant cycle. Winter 2012 Classroom Improvement Grant award recipients will receive the following:

Turning Technologies will provide one 32-seat radio frequency student response system that includes: TurningPoint® and TurningPoint AnyWhere polling software suite, ResponseCard® NXT keypads, USB-based response RF receiver, QuestionPointT 2 - state-aligned question bank, customized carrying case and technical support.

Samsung Mobile will provide each winning classroom with one of its Galaxy TabT 10.1 devices, one of the thinnest and lightest mobile tablets made.

® will provide one Classroom Access subscription including both BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.T (K-3).