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 — Students and teachers from the John F. Kennedy Magnet School in Port Chester will demonstrate how they use Verizon Thinkfinity 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.

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

Going Virtual Makes it Real: Teaching with Technology

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

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



Verizon Thinkfinity 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

Media Contacts

Brian C. Malina, Verizon
Anna Marie Johnson Teague, Dawson + Murray + Teague Communications