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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"Old Dogs" And New Tablets: Verizon Changes How Teachers Approach Tech
This summer, as every summer, middle school teachers everywhere are preparing for the next school year. They’re fine-tuning lesson plans, lining up field trips, and hunting for resources. But some teachers are preparing for a school year like none before.  Teachers in 26 schools in eight states are in training with Verizon Innovative Learning, a program that harnesses the power of...
Jul 31, 2018 2:00 PM ET
It’s Imperative That All Children Have Access to Tech Education, Says Winner of the Prestigious ISTE Making IT Happen Award
Justina Nixon-Saintil, director of programs for Verizon Innovative Learning, was honored last week with the Making IT Happen Award from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).  The award, which honors extraordinary commitment,...
Jul 5, 2018 10:00 AM ET
How to Train Today’s Students to Be Tomorrow’s Tech Workforce
At the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, people had no idea how machines would change their lives.  Today, as we’re poised at the precipice of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we can relate. The next generation of wireless technology, 5G — with the ability to transmit data at speeds 50 times faster than today — promises to bring seismic change. This technology will enable advances in...
Jun 22, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Building a World-Class Middle-School Innovation Lab
As you walk the linoleum tiled hallway of FDR Middle School, a 1950s-era middle school in a once thriving manufacturing town northeast of Philadelphia, passing the rows of lockers set into green cinder block walls, a sign marked Wood Shop comes into view. If you attended junior high school any time before the ‘90s, you have an expectation of what you’ll see when you enter the room: a table saw...
Jun 14, 2018 11:00 AM ET
Verizon Innovative Learning Has Helped More Than a Million Kids Like Nakia
Verizon Innovative Learning has committed more than $400 million to provide free tech, access and innovative learning programs that transform schools and children's lives. This is Nakia's story.  
Jun 7, 2018 11:10 AM ET