ERIC Number: ED344715
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Summaries of 1991-92 EDCORE Grant Winners.
International Paper Company Foundation, New York, NY.
This document includes a pamphlet and report pertaining to International Paper Company's EDCORE (Education and Community Resources) grant program. The pamphlet describes the program which awards grants in communities where International Paper Company's employees live and work. It highlights three EDCORE grants in Louisiana, Wisconsin, and Maine. The accompanying report contains information on 1991-92 EDCORE grant winners. One hundred forty-seven grants totalling $549,167 were awarded in school districts in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin. Grant descriptions are organized alphabetically by state, and within state by the International Paper Company Facility which is in partnership with local school districts. Grants fall into the categories of John Hinman Teacher Fellowships, School Projects, and Open Opportunity Grants. Each grant description contains the title, the teacher or coordinator, the school, the amount awarded, and a brief summary of the project. Grant topics include: (1) whole language instruction; (2) enhanced science programs; (3) geography instruction; (4) cooperative learning; (5) student publishing; (6) higher level thinking skills; (7) community involvement; (8) enhanced mathematics instruction; (9) reading programs; (10) environmental education; (11) outdoor education; (12) writing instruction; (13) educational technology; and (14) programs for at-risk students. (KS)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Geography Instruction, Grants, High Risk Students, Mathematics Instruction, Outdoor Education, Reading Instruction, School Business Relationship, Science Instruction, Whole Language Approach
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Paper Company Foundation, New York, NY.