ERIC Number: ED348435
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
IMPACT II, Catalog of Santa Barbara County Teacher-Developed Curriculum Ideas: Disseminators, Adapters.
Santa Barbara County Schools, CA.
This document highlights the creative curriculum ideas of Santa Barbara County's (California) teachers that have been classroom-tested. IMPACT II is a teacher program that assists educational reform by providing innovative teacher-developed curriculum ideas, teacher-to-teacher networks, professional development, teacher recognition, and discretionary funds for teachers. IMPACT II recognizes teachers for creativity in curriculum and instruction, and enables them to share professionally with each other and to serve as teacher leaders. IMPACT II disseminators are teachers who have developed exemplary curriculum ideas and receive grants of $400.00. IMPACT II adapters are teachers who adapt curricula and receive grants of $200.00. Teacher-developed curriculum ideas are provided for the elementary school and secondary school levels in the following areas: (1) integrated learning; (2) language arts; (3) mathematics/science/computer education/health; (4) self-esteem/classroom management; (5) social science; and (6) bilingual/English as a Second Language/Foreign Language, career awareness, physical education/health, special education, and visual and performing arts. Adaptations of teacher-developed IMPACT II curriculum ideas are provided for the elementary school and secondary school levels in the following areas: (1) bilingual/English as a second language/foreign language; (2) business; (3) classroom management/communication/self-esteem; (4) computers; (5) health/physical education; (6) integrated learning; (7) language arts; (8) mathematics; (9) science/technology; (10) social science; (11) special education; (12) visual and performing arts; and (13) career education. Included are multiple photographs and figures, as well as contributing teacher and student district indexes. Community partners are also listed. (RLC)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Santa Barbara County Schools, CA.