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Extreme Classroom Makeover Photo Gallery

On August 11, 2010, ORAU unveiled the technology transformation of Jordan Haney’s fifth grade classroom at Rocky Hill Elementary in Knoxville, Tenn. In the gallery below, you can experience the fun and excitement of former and future students, parents, and friends as they got their hands on high tech learning tools like iPads, iPod Touch devices, a Wii™ gaming system with educational titles, and Apple Macbooks. Click on the “Unveiling Event” tab below to see more from the big reveal.

Also linked below are photo highlights from the original announcement of winners in the 2010 Extreme Classroom Makeover contest. A total of three East Tennessee teachers learned that the video entries they had submitted had won them serious technological prizes.

In addition to Mr. Haney, who won the $25,000 grand prize, the other two runners-up were Kimberly Carroll’s seventh and eighth grade science classes at Central Middle School in Wartburg, Tenn., and George Pace’s fifth grade class at Sunbright School in Sunbright, Tenn.

Click on the “Annoucement Events” tab below to view scenes from the 2010 Extreme Classroom Makeover winning announcements at each of the three schools.