Mobile Classroom Awarded to Ohio Elementary School

Paulding Elementary Schoolin Pauldin, OH, beat morethan 700 entries to win first placein the “Celebrate Your Success”essay contest sponsored byHewlett-Packard ( Riverdeep ( The elementary school washonored for its innovative use ofclassroom technology with a$45,000 one-to-one computingaward. This includes a 20-userHP Tablet PC mobile classroomwith digital projector andwireless access, Riverdeep’sDestination Success NetworkVersion software, and three daysof on-site professional development.Educators applied for theawards by documenting their useof technology in the classroom.Ultimately, the awards programseeks to improve students’engagement with reading, andform positive attitudes towardtechnology to promote lifelonglearning.

This article originally appeared in the 08/01/2005 issue of THE Journal.