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La Salle Receives 25K Grant from Verizon for Wireless Computer Bank
Greer Richardson, Ph.D and Donna Wake, MA, faculty in the department of education, have been awarded a Verizon Foundation cash grant for $25,000. The grant will allow for the purchase of a wireless laptop computer bank . These wireless laptops will provide a "flexible classroom" environment that will take advantage of "teachable moments" in the classroom, across campus, and off-campus. As part of the grant, area school students will be provided "telementoring" experiences.

In addition, education faculty will have opportunties to model unique technology integration experiences for preservice teachers and inservice teachers alike.