Meet Tiger Tech: Verizon Innovative Learning Students

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Meet Tiger Tech: Verizon Innovative Learning Students

The Tiger Techs “are like celebrities” at the school, says teacher Malikah Upchurch, thanks to the knowledge and empathy they bring each time a student or teacher asks for help.
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 4:55pm

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A group of 24 students, the Tiger Tech team keeps the school’s technology running smoothly. To see them at work, it’s hard to imagine the team is only four years old, but until 2014, Armstrong had little technology and no access to Wi-Fi. The school was transformed thanks to a Verizon Innovative Learning initiative that provides free tablets, two-year data plans and teacher training to select underserved schools across the country.

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Keywords: Education | Digital Literacy | Higher Education Access | Improving Education Quality | Innovation & Technology | Non-Profits | Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Quality Education | STEAM | STEM | Skills Development

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