Leveraging the Education Potential of Technology

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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"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
Scientists, Inventors, Entrepreneurs: These Girls Are Ready to Show the World That STEM Isn’t Just a Boy Thing
“I read somewhere that for every one girl that’s in a STEM career, there’s like five boys,” says sixth grader Danielle, looking around the classroom with eyes filled with wonder. “To see that there are 50 girls who want to partake in this is just crazy.” Seated in the 3D printing lab at the Patrick Henry Community College Thomas P. Dalton IDEA Center, Danielle is busy collaborating with...
Sep 6, 2018 2:00 PM ET
Putting Students in the Driver’s Seat Helps Develop Lifelong Learners
A recent report by the Institute for the Future notes that the ability and motivation to self-direct one’s learning path will be among the most important traits of successful workers in the future....
Sep 4, 2018 2:00 PM ET
Verizon Employees Cheer on Middle School Students Heading Back to School
All across the U.S. this week, kids arriving for their first day of school are being met with cheers, applause and high fives. It’s part of a nationwide “Clap-In” given by Verizon employees to welcome students into Verizon Innovative Learning, a transformative program that gives a free tablet and...
Aug 23, 2018 1:00 PM ET
From Cows to Connections: Principal Draws Inspiration from Student Sketches
Almost 20 years ago, Kevin Boles took his seventh graders on a field trip from Bristol Township, PA, to Harrisburg. A novice public school teacher full of enthusiasm, he envisioned students coming back with lasting memories of the “priceless architectural and artistic treasure” of the State Capitol building, as well as meaningful experiences with civics and history.  But, the day after...
Aug 21, 2018 3:35 PM ET

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