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  • 1. Copyright © 2008 Verizon Foundation. All Rights Reserved. This document may be reproduced and distributed solely for uses that are both (a) educational and (b) non-commercial. Any reproduction or distribution of this document for any other purpose, including commercial gain, is strictly prohibited. Central Bucks School District Jennifer Dorman Staff Development Facilitator
  • 2. Thinkfinity.org is a Web site that contains thousands of free lesson plans and student materials for every core subject, designed by the leading educational organizations in the United States . <ul><li>A partnership between the Verizon Foundation and the nation’s leading educational and literacy organizations </li></ul><ul><li>55,000+ FREE education and literacy resources </li></ul><ul><li>FREE professional development </li></ul>
  • 3. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Arts National Council on Economic Education Economics National Endowment for the Humanities Humanities National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Mathematics International Reading Association & National Council of Teachers of English Reading/Language Arts American Association for the Advancement of Science Science National Geographic Society Geography National Museum of American History American History American Library Association, National Center for Family Literacy & ProLiteracy Worldwide Adult & Family Literacy
  • 4. <ul><li>Free Educational Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards-based lesson plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student & Teacher Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Offline (printable) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner-reviewed Web links </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free Literacy Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For literacy instructors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For literacy program staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For community members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For adults and early childhood learners </li></ul></ul>
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  • 13. <ul><li>Access and use resources at school or at home </li></ul><ul><li>No subscription/ membership fees </li></ul>
  • 14. Highlights
  • 15. Thinkfinity Calendar
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