BRHS Teachers wins prestigious award | Business
BATON ROUGE, LA --Baton Rouge Magnet High School Teacher Lai Cao has won the prestigious Vernier Technology Award. Cao teaches three levels of physics, from traditional courses to honors physics and college-level physics.
The Vernier Technology Award cited Cao’s exceptional teaching ability and innovative approaches to science education. The awards were co-founded by Vernier Software and Technology Company in an effort to promote the use of technology in classrooms, computers, graphing calculators, and other handheld devices.
“To me, technology is a tool that helps me teach effectively and improve our quality of teaching and learning,” Cao told school system officials. “The fact is my students appreciate all technological tools in class. With the equipment that comes with the award, we will be able to do more interesting activities. It is an honor to be one of the winners.”
As the Vernier Technology Award recipient, Cao received $1,000 for expenses to attend the National Science Teachers Association (NTSA) conference in San Francisco on March 9 through March 12 and complimentary registration. In addition, she received a one-year membership for NSTA and $1,000 in Vernier products. She was recognized at the NSTA Teacher Awards Gala on March 11.
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