Thank you for your interest in Verizon Thinkfinity and your willingness to share your enthusiasm for its resources with others.
This presentation and the accompanying Facilitator’s Guide were designed to help you facilitate an Overview Session. They will enable you to share information about the major aspects of the Verizon Thinkfinity website and its resources. We suggest you review both the presentation and the guide carefully prior to offering your session.
The Facilitator’s Guide will provide background information for each slide in this presentation, as well as suggested talking points for a 15-20 minute version of the presentation.
Again, thank you for sharing Verizon Thinkfinity with others in your community.
Verizon Thinkfinity Professional Development Team
WELCOME TO VERIZON THINKFINITY’S OVERVIEW SESSION
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The website ( www.thinkfinity.org ) contains thousands of free lesson plans and student materials for every core subject, designed by the leading educational organizations in the United States. Tens of thousands of FREE educational resources Accessible from school or home! A partnership between the Verizon Foundation and the nation’s leading educational organizations FREE professional development
Verizon Foundation focuses on leveraging broadband technology in:
K-12 Education and Literacy in the 21 st Century
Domestic Violence Prevention and Awareness and Healthcare
Broadband Accessibility and Internet Safety
Verizon Foundation signature programs include:
Verizon Thinkfinity.org (education)
HopeLine (domestic violence prevention and awareness)
Verizon Volunteers (community involvement)
How and Why Verizon Supports Thinkfinity.org
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Council for Economic Education National Endowment for the Humanities National Council of Teachers of Mathematics International Reading Association & National Council of Teachers of English American Association for the Advancement of Science National Geographic Society Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History National Center for Family Literacy & ProLiteracy Arts Economics Humanities Mathematics Reading/English Language Arts Science Geography American History Adult & Family Literacy