Verizon Classroom

VerizonClassroomNext Generation Science Standards: Web- Based Tools, Apps, and Mobile Resources

Thursday: 9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Verizon Classroom
Friday: 1 – 2:15 p.m. Verizon Classroom
Presenter: Bethanne Augsbach-Monroe Public Schools

Create a comprehensive digital teaching toolkit integrating technology and inquiry into instruction and learning. Resources will clarify for students the relevance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to everyday life. Connections will be made to the Common Core Standards: Reading and Writing Information/Explanatory Texts.

Sparks for your STEM Classroom

Thursday: 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Verizon Classroom
Presenter: Virginia Hoden

Discover fantastic websites, apps and extensions that will add sparks to your STEM classroom lessons. You will investigate FREE websites, apps and extensions that can be accessed on computers and mobile devices, which will support your science, technology, engineering and math topics.

Common Core Toolkit!

Thursday: 12:45 – 2 p.m. Verizon Classroom
Friday: 9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Verizon Classroom
Presenter: Bethanne Augsbach –Monroe Public Schools

All participants will explore and take away a collection of web-based tools, apps, and mobile resources to engage and motivate students in the implementation of the Common Core Standards. Connections will be made to research-based teaching practices and SGOs to monitor and grow student achievement.

Prepare Students for Success in the 21st Century: The Verizon Foundation’s Education Programs

Thursday: 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. Verizon Classroom
Friday: 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Verizon Classroom
Presenter: Phil Puthanama – Verizon Foundation

This session will provide an overview of the Verizon Foundation’s ongoing programs in place to increase student interest and achievement in STEM. Specifically, these programs provide teacher training on the use of mobile technology in the classroom, prepare underserved students for STEM careers, and deliver new STEM-focused product solutions that have a societal impact.