Even before he was announced as ORAU’ 2010 Extreme Classroom Makeover winner, Mr. Haney understood the importance of technology in the classroom. The fifth-grade school teacher regularly incorporated a handful of technologies into his curriculum; however, it was a $25,000 boost from ORAU that ultimately transformed his technology toolbox into a full-blown educational arsenal.
TIP: Click on a hyperlinked item for Mr. Haney’s ideas for using it in the classroom!
* Indicates items that were already in Mr. Haney’s classroom before winning the makeover.
Today, Mr. Haney’s made-over classroom illustrates the limitless boundaries that every teacher can experience when armed with the right tools for engaging and inspiring more students to pursue math- and science-based careers.