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Verizon Mobile Learning Academy Now Accepting Applications

verizon-foundation-mobile-learning-academyThe Digital Natives that fill our classrooms every day are experiencing the world through a different perspective in their formative years.  Are you looking for ways to utilize the devices that your students bring to school every day in a way that maximizes potential for anytime, anywhere learning?  This opportunity may be for you.

The Verizon Mobile Learning Academy is now accepting applications for the sessions starting  Oct. 5, 2015, Jan. 11, 2016, July 18, 2016 and Oct. 3, 2016.

To apply, gather a team of 5-10 educators from your school or within the district — including at least one administrator, one tech coach (or equivalent) and three to eight teachers — who are actively engaged in your mobile learning initiative. Eligible teams will be:

  1. From a K-12 public school (including charter schools), public school district or private school with 501[c][3] status.
  2. Located within the United States or a U.S. territory.
  3. Currently using mobile technologies in classrooms.

Sign up today and get your team on the right track.  To learn more about the program overall, click here.

Credit to ISTE.org

About James Frye

James Frye (@mrjamesfrye) serves as Instructional Technology Facilitator and Public Information Officer for Newton-Conover City Schools. Formerly, he was an English and Journalism Teacher at Newton-Conover High School and a Blended/Virtual English Teacher. He is a NC Teaching Fellow and studied education abroad at the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal in Germany. James holds a Post-Masters Certificate in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology from Michigan State University, and a B.A. in English/Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he serves as an Adjunct Professor. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law with The University of Kentucky. In addition to modeling technological and leadership innovation and leading various professional learning, Jamie also serves statewide on the NC Digital Learning Initiative Advisory Board/Home Base Design Team, the NC Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Board of Directors, the #NCed Leadership Team, and is co-founder of Edcamp WNC. He is a member of the NC Digital Leadership Coaches’ Network, and was named an international Emerging Leader by ASCD in 2015. He resides in Hickory with his wife and their baby girl.

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