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  • Safety and Security in a Digital World

    Staying Safe and Secure in a Digital World Technology makes it so easy for kids to connect and share things with friends and family no matter where they are. But these connections can come with a huge cost if kids ar...
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    • Martin Luther King, Jr.

      2014 marks the 51st anniversary of Dr. King's "I have a dream" speech, delivered on August 28, 1963! “I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former s...
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      • Supporting Contributors

        Verizon Foundation proudly partners with some of the country’s top educational organizations to provide you with the latest topics, tools and trends in education.Online Safety and Digital Citizenship Watch video...
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        • Native American Heritage Month

          Celebrate American Heritage Culture Month Celebrate the contributions of the first Americans during Native American Heritage Month, and discover a diverse population through art, music, and tradition. Thinkfinity les...
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          • Veterans Day

            Veterans Day is a special time to celebrate and pay thanks to all those who are part of the United States Military. From wars past to present, these individuals sacrificed time, family, and sometimes their lives to pr...
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          • Safety and Security

            Beyond Internet Safety For a long time, Internet safety stressed 'stranger danger.' But studies have shown that only kids who were already inclined toward risky behavior were the ones likely to get into trouble. Ins...
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            • STEM

              As we prepare our students to be leaders of tomorrow, we recognize the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and how our students’ understanding of these subjects is key to our success a...
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            • Hispanic Heritage Month

              Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year from September 15 - October 15 to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans. Learn more about the Hispanic culture and celebrate its diversity with lessons, acti...
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              • Constitution Day

                The United States Constitution was signed in 1787 by the members of the Constitutional Convention located in Philadelphia, PA. The Constitution, drafted and signed by the Founding Fathers, provided a national governme...
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                • 9/11 Anniversary

                    September 11, 2013, marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. On this solemn an...
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                  • Hurricanes

                    Hurricanes are one of nature's most powerful forces, causing severe land destruction and temporary population migrations. Want to explore these mega weather machines with your students? Share facts about the weather p...
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                  • Pentagon Memorial Fund

                    Working closely in partnership with Verizon Foundation and Verizon Thinkfinity Content Partners National Geographic and Smithsonian National Museum of American History‚ the Pentagon Memorial Fund launched the Pe...
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                    • The New York Botanical Garden: Plant Hunters

                      Discover 66 plants from around the globe, and their biomes, with Plant Hunters - a dynamic interactive tool supported by the Verizon Foundation. With Plant Hunters you can take a virtual walk through The New York Bota...
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                      • Rules of the Road

                        This video explains the “Connected Culture” that enables young people to create and consume information online. It reviews how today’s powerful tools of communication and creation have both benefits ...
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                        • Creating with Digital Media

                          Teens can use a variety of technology tools to create music, video, photos, and writing and then share these creative works via online social networks. The video offers tips for encouraging these young artists to show...
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                          • Cyberbullying: Tips for Parents

                            This video offers parents tips for talking with kids about online activities that can hurt, humiliate, and harass others, and suggests ways to avoid behaviors that can make a young person a target of cyberbullying.
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                            • Research and Information Literacy - Wikipedia Tips

                              Wikipedia Tips Wikipedia.org is where millions of people stop first for information. Itís an ever-growing online encyclopedia, amazing in its depth and reach. Tools like Wikipedia are what make the Internet so...
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                              • Digital Citizenship - The Digital Footprint

                                The Digital Footprint Student Introduction Learn how online activities can leave behind a permanent “digital footprint” of personal content that can be copied, shared, or used by others in unintended way...
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                                • Digital Citizenship - Henry's Story

                                  Henry's Story Henry, a 14 year old, admits he sometimes gives the impression he is older when interacting with others online and discusses the benefits he gains from hiding his true identity. Which Me Should I Be? ...
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                                  • Digital Citizenship - Parent/Teacher Introduction

                                    Digital Life Curriculum Parent/Teacher Introduction This video previews the topics and themes that are covered in the Digital Life Curriculum for middle-school students and suggests the role that parents and educato...
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