With a special projector, students at Oak Ridge’s elementary schools will play interactive games on their gym walls.
Oak Ridge Board of Education bought the technology, called Lü Interactive Playgrounds, with a set for each school. The full cost is $126,841.04 from Howard Technology Solutions.
Kelly Williams, executive director of teaching and learning, explained that this technology will allow for interactive learning games. These games, she told the Board of Education at a recent meeting, will involve students throwing balls at projected targets and teach multiplication, along with social and emotional learning, depending on the game.
The funding came from three grants. The Best for All Grant provided $80,000. Two other grants to pay for the equipment