Samsung Awards $30,000 Grand Prize Package to The Crossroads School.
Winning School Receives Technology "Makeover" from Samsung as Part of Company's "Be Your School's Hero" Contest
BALTIMORE -- Samsung Electronics Samsung Electronics (SEC, Hangul:삼성전자; KSE: 005930, KSE: 005935, LSE: SMSN, LSE: SMSD) is a South Korean multinational corporation and the world's largest and leading electronics and information technology company. America, Inc., a global leader in digital technology, today announced The Crossroads School Crossroads School may mean:
Steve Glickman, IT coordinator at The Crossroads School, accepted the award at a press conference held at the school, along with Marc Martin, the school's principal, and Scott Raymond, Vice President of Education of the Living Classrooms Foundation.
The grand prize package included several of Samsung's award-winning products totaling a value of more than $30,000: color laser printers and multifunction printers including ten CLP-300N color laser printers, one LCD high-definition television high-definition television (HDTV)
Any system producing significantly greater picture resolution than that of the ordinary 525-line (625-line in Europe) television screen. Conventional television transmits signals in analog form. , one camcorder, and one DVD-VHS combo player.
Jay Shears, Samsung's Director of Office Automation, presented the award to The Crossroads School. "Samsung's commitment to Education is strong. Our hope is to use our leading technology solutions in order to create opportunities for students and help them prepare for the future," said Shears. "We are proud to provide the technology resources to enhance the learning experience at The Crossroads School and help the deserving student body realize its full potential."
"The Crossroads School is grateful that Samsung recognizes the importance of technology in the classroom and how it's beneficial to the growth and success of the students at the school," said Steve Glickman, IT Director and teacher at The Crossroads School. "We look forward to incorporating these new resources into the students' everyday learning and watching them prosper because of this generous donation."
The Crossroads School is a public, tuition-free charter middle school operated by Living Classrooms Foundation through a contract with the Baltimore City Public School System The Baltimore City Public School System (BCPSS) is a public school district in the state of Maryland, United States, that serves the youth of city of Baltimore (in distinction to the county of Baltimore). . The school, which opened its doors in September 2002, draws underserved youth from some of Baltimore's most challenged communities, and currently serves 150 students in sixth through eighth grades.
The Crossroads School prides itself on being a "school of choice" whereby students, families, and teachers choose to be a part of the Crossroads educational community. The curriculum focuses on the fundamentals of reading, writing, and math with a hands-on, interdisciplinary approach. Technology, cooperative learning cooperative learning Education theory A student-centered teaching strategy in which heterogeneous groups of students work to achieve a common academic goal–eg, completing a case study or a evaluating a QC problem. See Problem-based learning, Socratic method. , critical thinking, and real-world application of knowledge are also considered to be fundamental to the core curriculum.
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The Foundation uses maritime settings, community revitalization projects and other challenging learning environments, and a low staff to student ratio. Our "learning by doing" education programs emphasize the applied learning of math, science, literacy, history, economics, and ecology. Key objectives of all Living Classrooms programs are career development, community service, elevating self-esteem, and fostering multicultural exchange.