The deadline to submit a video application is about one week away in a contest that awards $25,000 to improve STEM education in public schools in the region.
ORAU’s Extreme Classroom Makeover is open to third-grade to 10th-grade math and science teachers in public schools within 50 miles of Oak Ridge. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
The $25,000 can be used for new equipment to update classrooms with new technology, ORAU said.
A runner-up will receive $5,000 in new equipment.[Read more…]