Learning Resources announces the winners of a nationwide teacher grant. Hosted by the online community WeAreTeachers, the grant program is designed to provide teachers with an opportunity to win portable interactive technology for their classrooms, while collaborating and sharing lesson plan strategies with educators across the country.
The three grand-prize winners will each receive a set of three now!Boards™ along with three GeoSafari Tuff Cams®, a prize package valued at $2,000. They are:
--Elizabeth Lozano, 2nd grade reading coach from Kendale Lakes Elementary School in Miami, FL, for T.I.G.E.R.S.
--Holly Hawley, pre-K/kindergarten teacher from Centennial Elementary School, in McKeesport, PA, for Caps & Hats
--Kimberly Smith, 5th grade math teacher from Victoria Magathan Elementary School in Adelanto, CA, for School in Space–VMES
now!Board turns any flat surface into an interactive whiteboard. The portable technology works in any room, and is compatible with any projector and a computer.
With the GeoSafari Tuff Cam, students can shoot their own video footage using a durable, kid-tested camera. For more information about the Simple Technology product line, visit www.learningresources.com/simpletech.