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Displaying articles for: 12-04-2011 - 12-10-2011

Technology Is The Key To 21st Century Education

by Employee ‎12-08-2011 11:32 PM - edited ‎12-08-2011 11:35 PM

Falls133x275.jpgOur guest blogger today is Jason Falls, a leading educator, public speaker and thinker in digital marketing and social media. Falls is the fifth speaker in the Thinkfinity Education Speaker Series.

 

Education without technology — from pre-school through post-graduate level training — will kill our future. Certainly, not the future of current educators. But for today's students to be equipped for the workforce they will enter, technology will be the most important foundation we can lay for them.

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choa1_133x175.jpgOur guest blogger today is Michelle Robinson, South Area Vice President of Government Affairs.

 

To highlight the great work going on at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, we’ve teamed up for a heartwarming fundraiser this holiday season. For each viewing of their “Share the Hope” video, the Verizon Foundation will donate a dollar, up to $25,000. The video was shot with one camera, in one hospital — Children's at Scottish Rite — in one day.

 

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The Responsibility Blog — Learn how Verizon is using communications technology to connect people to the larger resources of the community—education, health care, accessibility and safety—in ways that make lives better. Visit the Verizon Communications Corporate Responsibility Report. We hope you will share your views with us.

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Rose Kirk

V.P. of Global Corporate Citizenship and President of the Verizon Foundation

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Rose leads Verizon's global corporate responsibility initiatives and philanthropic strategy, which focuses on applying Verizon's technology to improve education, healthcare and energy management.

James Gowen

Chief Sustainability Officer/
V.P. of Services Operations

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James oversees Verizon’s supply chain, vehicle fleet, investment recovery, purchasing and materials management and sustainability initiatives.



Jack McArtney

Director of Corporate and Community Responsibility

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Jack promotes digital wellness and online safety. He works with parents, educators, service providers, application developers and industry leaders to foster responsible use of Verizon's mobile and broadband networks.

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