FAIRBANKS — The University of Alaska Fairbanks is launching a competition to create a new app for measuring energy efficiency on campus.
The app, which could be used with smartphones or tablets, will be developed with funding from a $40,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation. The foundation is tied to the Verizon telecommunications company, which entered the Alaska market this year.
Children’s Health Fund, Verizon Foundation Kick Off National Health Information Technology Initiative to Enhance Healthcare for Patients, Communities in Need
MIAMI, July 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – About 15,000 children and family members across the country in need of healthcare will benefit from an innovative partnership under which 15 of the Children’s Health Fund’s mobile medical clinics will be equipped with the latest health information technology from the Verizon Foundation.
July 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Teachers at Howard High School of Technology in Delaware will start the school year in the fall with new strategies to leverage mobile devices (smartphones/ tablets/netbooks) to help students learn math and science concepts. At a special ceremony held on July 18 in Wilmington, Delaware, Verizon recognized the Howard High School of Technology as one of 12 schools around the country (and the only one in Delaware) selected in 2013 to be a part of the two-year Verizon Innovative Learning Schools (VILS) program, which since last year is providing on-going training to
A professional development program to provide teachers with tools and strategies for using mobile learning in the classroom has had a positive effect on student engagement and interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects, according to new research from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and the Verizon Foundation.
SAN ANTONIO, June 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - To help ensure that more students learn the skills necessary for success in higher education and careers in science, technology, engineering and math, the Verizon Foundation and the International Society for Technology in Education will expand an innovative professional-development program for teachers at schools in underserved areas.