Catholic Central School in Windsor and Stride Avenue Elementary in Burnaby each awarded $10,000 in Samsung technology, in partnership with Best Buy Canada’s School Tech Grant program
Samsung Canada to work directly with schools to create custom curated technology packages to enhance STEM programs
Samsung Canada is excited to announce Catholic Central High School (Windsor, ON) and Stride Avenue Elementary School (Burnaby, BC) as the winners of the Samsung Canada Solve for Tomorrow Technology Grant, in partnership with Best Buy Canada. Each school will receive $10,000 worth of Samsung technology to enhance programs and boost interest and proficiency in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) learning among teachers and students.
“This Samsung technology will be an absolute difference maker at Catholic Central High School, offering our students collaborative, interactive 21st century learning opportunities and creating new possibilities for their development within STEM courses, said Julie Daragon, Teacher at Catholic Central.
“Stride Avenue Community School is thrilled to be a recipient of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow grant, and we’re grateful for the opportunity to explore new ways that technology can expand and enhance our STEM curriculum.” Said Jennifer Griffin, School Principal.
Best Buy Canada’s School Tech Grant program received more than 730 applications from principals and teachers across the country and awarded a total of 13 grants. Each application delved into the importance and impact technology would have for their schools and students, especially during these challenging times. From helping ensure everyone in their school had access to the necessary technology required to further develop the skills that are crucial for their overall educational success to inspiring the next generation of Canadians to pursue careers in STEM.
“While we have always embraced technology as a force for good and recognized it as an impactful, meaningful and helpful tool, now more than ever, it is evident how important technology is to connecting students to learning opportunities,” said Jennifer Groh, Director, Corporate Marketing and Citizenship, Samsung Canada. “We are proud to partner with Best Buy Canada as part of our Samsung Solve for Tomorrow program, and look forward to seeing how teachers and students apply this technology to inspire STEM learning.”
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