ERIC Number: ED348457
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
IMPACT II Teaching Ideas Catalog.
Portland Public Schools, OR.
This document highlights the creative teaching ideas of Portland (Oregon) Public Schools' teachers that have been classroom-tested during the 1991 school year. 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 $300.00. IMPACT II adapters are teachers who adapt curricula and receive grants of $200.00. Portland has structured its IMPACT II program as a cooperative project between the school district administration and the Portland Association of Teachers. Teacher-developed curriculum ideas are provided for the elementary school and secondary school levels in the following areas: (1) interdisciplinary; (2) language arts; (3) mathematics/science/environment; (4) music; (5) personal growth; and (6) social studies and culture. For each program, target students and materials, resources, and facilities needed to implement each programs are described. (RLC)
Descriptors: Catalogs, Creativity, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Recognition (Achievement), Secondary School Curriculum, Teacher Developed Materials, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Portland Public Schools, OR.