ERIC Number: ED359072
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Eisenhower Links 1992. Conference Report (Washington, D.C., December 6-9, 1992).
Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, Washington, DC.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Program for Mathematics and Science Education of the U.S. Department of Education provided a forum in which state and federal representatives could develop strategies to support the implementation of recently developed mathematics and science education standards. This conference report describes the presentations and discussions that took place during the conference sessions. Reports addressed the following topics: (1) the need for standards to ensure quality and equality in education; (2) the science standards for curriculum, teaching, and assessment; (3) the educational goals of the Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering, and Technology; (4) assessment models from mathematics; (5) collaborative work for systemic change with the Education Commission of the States; (6) Eisenhower initiative including the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse, the Eisenhower Consortia, Eisenhower state programs, IKElinks, and coordinator training; (7) methods of implementing systemic change; (8) future federal legislation; and (9) a brief history of the Eisenhower program. Separate inserts include a list of conference participants' names and addresses and a list of names and phone numbers for Eisenhower State Grant program coordinators. (MDH)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Communications, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Models, National Programs, Science Education, Science Instruction, State Programs, Telecommunications
Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, 5112 Berwyn Road, 3rd Floor, College Park, MD 20740.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Eisenhower Program for Mathematics and Science Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Triangle Coalition for Science and Technology Education, Washington, DC.