Elementary School Students From Port Chester, N.Y., to Demonstrate How Thinkfinity's Interactive Resources Help Them Learn, at WNET Event on March 5

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Elementary School Students From Port Chester, N.Y., to Demonstrate How Thinkfinity's Interactive Resources Help Them Learn, at WNET Event on March 5

NEW YORK, March 1 -- Students and teachers from the John F. Kennedy Magnet School in Port Chester will demonstrate how they use Verizon Thinkfinity (http://www.thinkfinity.org) in the classroom. During the demonstration -- on Friday (March 5) at 2:30 p.m. at WNET's Celebration of Teaching and Learning at the Hilton New York -- third- and fifth-grade teachers will lead students through lessons in social studies, math and language arts, using the free interactive resources available on Thinkfinity.org.

WHO:

Harold O. Levy, trustee of Pace University and former New York City School Chancellor

Kristin Favale, Enrique Tovar and Diana Vitetta -- bilingual teachers, John F. Kennedy Magnet

  School
  15 third- and fifth-grade students at the school

  WHAT:
  Going Virtual Makes it Real: Teaching with Technology

  WHEN:
  2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Friday, March 5

  WHERE:
  WNET Celebration of Teaching and Learning
  Hilton New York
  1335 Avenue of the Americas
  Sutton Parlor South, 2nd floor

  BACKGROUND:

Verizon Thinkfinity (http://www.thinkfinity.org) is a free educational Web site providing tens of thousands of resources for teachers, students, parents and after-school programs, including standards-based K-12 lesson plans, podcasts, videos and printable worksheets. All resources on Thinkfinity.org are created or approved by one of 11 of the nation's leading educational organizations, such as the American Association for the Advancement of Science, The National Council of Teachers of English, or the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Visit the Verizon Thinkfinity booth in Americas Hall I #1230

Source: Verizon
   

CONTACT:  Brian C. Malina, +1-908-559-6434, Brian.c.malina@verizon.com;
or Anna Marie Johnson Teague, Dawson + Murray + Teague Communications,
+1-713-858-5423, amteague@dmtcommunications.com

Web Site:  http://www.thinkfinity.org/

Company News On-Call:  http://www.prnewswire.com/comp/094251.html

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