Leveraging the Education Potential of Technology

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Leveraging the Education Potential of Technology

Over the next three years, Verizon will invest up to $100 million in our education work to ensure that more students – particularly those in underserved communities – benefit from technology enabled education and digital learning.

We've seen how ongoing teacher training and technology in the classroom can affect a teacher's ability to teach and a student's passion for learning. Find out more about our exciting expansion and explore these success stories.

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Verizon Innovative Learning School Named One of America’s Best Urban Schools
School is a lot different today than it was two years ago at P.S. 171, Patrick Henry Preparatory Academy in Harlem, NY. In 2016, when teachers wanted students to use computers in class, they rolled in the computer cart. Students lined up, took the laptops from the cart and brought them back to their seats. At the end of class, students lined up again to put the laptops back in the cart so they...
Oct 23, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Kids Innovate, Explore and Create in Free STEM Workshops in Verizon Stores
It’s a winter Saturday in the city, frigid air swirling away the warmth from the dazzling afternoon sun in the crystal blue Chicago sky. On Michigan Avenue along the Magnificent Mile, shoppers bundled against the cold walk briskly, noses red and eyes streaming from the wind off the frozen lake. Inside a room off the bustling avenue, eight students are seated around a white, U-shaped...
Oct 22, 2018 9:55 AM ET
Los Angeles Middle School Enters a New Era of Innovative Learning
Daniel Webster Middle School in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has just begun a transformation to a new era of learning. Last spring, the school won a nationwide contest, and ultimately was given the opportunity to take part in Verizon Innovative Learning, the signature program of the Verizon Foundation. This week, Daniel Webster got the first taste of what being a...
Oct 9, 2018 1:30 PM ET
Verizon Innovative Learning Launches First Ever 5G EdTech Challenge
NEW YORK – Verizon Innovative Learning, the signature program of the Verizon Foundation, announced the launch of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge in partnership with NYC Media Lab. The first of its kind nationwide challenge calls for EdTech nonprofits including enterprise organizations, start-ups, research groups and universities including Historically Black Colleges and Universities as well as...
Sep 19, 2018 2:00 PM ET
"Because We Can!"
“He became a leader.”  Jean Nicoleau talked about her student, Tyghe, and his transformation after his first summer with Verizon Innovative Learning as if she were describing two different people. One version of Tyghe had an energy and attitude that were disruptive at times. Prior to Verizon Innovative Learning, Nicoleau had known Tyghe for several years and watched him struggle in school. But...
Sep 10, 2018 4:30 PM ET

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