Stories of Impact from Students and Educators | Verizon Innovative Learning

Stories of Impact

Stories from Students and educators who use Verizon Innovative Learning.

“Verizon Innovative Learning showed me what it’s like to really be a leader.”

Former FDR Middle School students champion STEM interests while mentoring others, too.

Verizon Innovative Learning has provided thousands of students at Title I middle schools across the nation with advanced technology, next generation curriculum and devices and data access that they can use to explore STEM at school and at home.

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Technology and access benefits high school students in remote learning

Verizon Innovative Learning helps Compton teen thrive

Jania—whose current favorite subject is math—credits Verizon Innovative Learning with helping her get more organized and bringing up her grades from B’s and C’s to A’s and B’s after she transferred to Bunche Middle School for eighth grade. “Before I didn’t really use technology at all,” she says. Now, the program has opened a whole new world for the charming and cheerful Compton, California, teen. “I want to be in the robotics field because it's really fun and exciting.”

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How 5 teens are delivering 1 million+ units of PPE from their parents’ basements

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of five high school friends is using tech to produce and deliver more than 1 million units (and counting) of protective equipment.

Paralink utilizes the power of small-scale, decentralized manufacturing and their very own dashboard and algorithm. To date, they have produced and delivered more than a million units of PPE to hospitals, high schools, nursing homes and individuals across nine states with the help of more than 1,000 volunteers – many of whom are under the age of 20..

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