RICHMOND, Va. Feb. 16, 2011 Virginia
Virginia Gerard Robinson
Verizon Thinkfinity resources are aligned with Virginia Standards of Learning and offer elementary through high school teachers resources across eight academic disciplines, from science to English to mathematics, to improve student achievement. These resources include K-12 lesson plans, in-class activities and videos that can be found quickly and searched by grade level, keyword or subject.
Verizon Virginia Robert Woltz Jr.
Under the award competition:
- Teachers will be nominated by an instructional technology resource teacher or librarian and their principal.
- Nominators also must include a five- to 10-minute digital video that shows the educator teaching one of the submitted lesson plans.
Content for Verizon Thinkfinity is provided through a partnership between the Verizon Foundation and 11 of the nation’s leading organizations in the fields of education and literacy: the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Council for Economic Education, International Reading Association, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, National Center for Family Literacy, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Council of Teachers of English, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, National Geographic Society, ProLiteracy and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
$67 million www.verizonfoundation.org
Virginia $3.7 million Virginia
New York $106.6 billion www.verizon.com .