|[March 24, 2014]
Concordia U. Partners with HotChalk to Increase Access to Technology in the Classroom
PORTLAND, Ore. --(Business Wire)--
Concordia University, in collaboration with HotChalk, a leader in online
education, announced the donation of 300 technology devices to Faubion
School, a preK-8 public school adjacent to the university's campus in
Northeast Portland, Ore.
The donation is the second in a series of technology infusions which aim
to help close the opportunity gap at the Title I school. As part of the
donation, Faubion teachers also receive the necessary professional
development support to ensure the technology is integrated in a way that
improves learning outcomes.
"Our students and teachers could not be more excited about using
technology to enhance learning at Faubion," said Faubion School
Principal LaShawn Lee.
Technology is one cornerstone of 3
to PhD™, a new national model to create safer, healthier and more
HotChalk, a Silicon Valley online education leaer and 3 to PhD partner,
donated the devices with Google (News - Alert) Play for Education management software
for this phase of the project.
"Technology alone will not improve education outcomes, but the use of
technology in collaboration with teachers, students, and the community
can," shared HotChalk CEO Edward Fields. "Concordia, Faubion and
Portland Public Schools have formed a committed partnership designed to
support improvements in the classroom by working with teachers and
technology. HotChalk is proud to be part of this innovative effort."
Technology devices were donated at an all-school assembly on Friday,
For information about 3 to PhD™, visit www.3toPhD.com.
For information about Concordia University Portland, visit www.cu-portland.edu and www.concordialaw.com.
For information about HotChalk Inc., visit HotChalk.com.
For information about Faubion School and Portland Public Schools, visit www.pps.k12.or.us.
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