YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (Feb. 13, 2017) – Turning Technologies, the global leader for learning engagement and assessment services, officially announced a new grant valued at $33,000 to help support 21st century learning and student success. Open to K-12 schools across the United States, the Classroom Improvement Technology Grant will award ten classrooms with educational technology designed for an interactive learning experience that promotes effective instruction and increases student achievement.
“All children deserve a quality education to flourish and achieve their potential,” said Ethan Cohen, CEO of Turning Technologies. “Interactive technology coupled with compelling instruction boosts classroom morale and, most importantly, improves student performance.”
As part of the grant application, teachers are asked to share their class needs and how the implementation of educational technology can greatly benefit learners. Ten classroom awards estimated at $3,300 each will be recognized nationally. Each winning classroom will receive the following from Turning Technologies:
  • TurningPoint – Polling software to create and deliver interactive lessons and collect real-time results.
  • PresenterCard – Handheld device enables facilitation of TurningPoint presentations without being tied to a computer.
  • 32 Seat QT Kit – Classroom clicker system featuring multiple ways for students to engage and interact.
  • ExamView Premium – Mobile solution allows students to respond to ExamView questions with a computer, tablet or smartphone.
“Turning Technologies’ support of the Classroom Improvement Technology Grant signals a commitment of excellence to providing schools the resources in improving the overall educational experience,” stated John Wilson, Director of the Turning Foundation. “The ability to incorporate educational technology as both an instructional tool and engagement tactic is unparalleled for every classroom in the drive for student success.”
K-12 educators currently teaching in an accredited, non-profit school in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. Applications can be completed here and must be submitted by Friday, March 24, 2017.
About Turning Foundation:
Turning Technologies, a global leader in learning engagement and assessment services, established the Turning Foundation in 2009 as a separate non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The mission of the foundation is to seek, secure and distribute resources in support of improving educational opportunities and student achievement in PK-16 settings and enhancing community well-being. The foundation supports efforts in the greater Mahoning Valley to enhance and improve education for all and with supports also directed toward the community in general. Turning Foundation also works to connect efforts locally to a broader national education and community agenda. We hope to help facilitate the connections between education and community well-being, here in the greater Mahoning Valley and nationally.