- Navajo Public Schools in Oklahoma is the recipient of a $10,000 grant to fund Learning on Wheels--a mobile computer lab with 24 laptops, a printer and two Smart Interactive Response Systems--thanks to local farmers and America's Farmers Grow Rural Education.
- Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, America's Farmers Grow Rural Education allows farmers an opportunity to nominate a public school district in their community to compete for either a $10,000 or $25,000 grant, which must be used on enhancing math and/or science education.
- Whitney Crosnoe, a Navajo Public School District teacher, says that the Learning on Wheels mobile lab will allow students to "gain knowledge and skills through project-based learning."
From the article:
In a world where technology trumps all, schools often find themselves scrambling to keep up. Thanks to the support of local farmers and America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education℠, Navajo Public Schools will have no trouble staying ahead of the curve. The school district has received a $10,000 grant to fund Learning on Wheels, a mobile computer lab that houses 24 laptops, one printer and two Smart Interactive Response Systems. America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, gives farmers the opportunity to nominate a public school district in their community to compete for a grant of either $10,000 or $25,000 to enhance education in the areas of math and/or science. More than 1,000 nominated school districts submitted applications. ...