ERIC Number: ED370808
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Foundation for the Future.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Education and Human Resources.
This document describes some of the many programs sponsored by the National Science Foundation in its efforts to continue to promote systemic science and mathematics education reform. Brief descriptions of the following programs are included: (1) Interactive Math Program Restructures 9-12 Math Education; (2) Algebra I Project Sparks Citywide Mathematics Curriculum Reform; (3) A River Runs Through It: Interdisciplinary Curriculum in 250 Schools; (4) Calculus Leading the Way; (5) Air, Earth, Fire, Water--What Do These Have to Do with Modern Chemistry?; (6) Educating the Technical Work Force for the 21st Century; (7) Promoting Technology Transfer; (8) Hampton University Spearheads Increased Production of Doctorates in S&E by HCBUs; (9) Isolated Colleges Ride the Information Highway; (10) CGI: "You Sort of Take What They Know and Build from There"; (11) Science Comes to Television: "Bill Nye the Science Guy" and "CRO" with School Kits Too; (12) 180 Students Demonstrate the Art and Science of Engineering--Some Even Invented Equipment for the Disabled; (13) Students in the Global Laboratory Make Their School a Safer Place; (14) NSF Projects Engage the Public in the Science of Birds and Bogs; (15) Physics Is Fun, Toys, and Games for Girls in Missouri; (16) Hands-on Science Curriculum Helps Students, Teachers, and Parents "Find Out"; (17) No Substitute for Well-Prepared Teachers; (18) Twenty-Percent of the Full-Time Physics Teachers Learn How To change the Way They Teach"; (19) Workshops Work for College and University Faculty; (20) Understanding Epileptic Seizures; (21) Blind Physicist Develops New Braille Technology for Science and Mathematics; (22) U.S. Senators Land NSF Project Selected as the 1992 Anderson Gold Medalist Winner; (23) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Builds Science & Technology Competitiveness; (24) Urban Systemic Initiative: A Revolutionary Transaction; (25) Urban Systemic Initiative Chicago Planning Award: "What Was, Will Not Be"; (26) Statewide Systemic Initiatives Program Having Major Impact on States; (27) New Rural Initiative Completes the Educational Systemic Reform Trilogy; (28) Mississippi AMP Program: Making a Revolutionary Difference; and (29) Inventing Systemic Evaluation: The Bottom Line of EHR Program Evaluation. (ZWH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Education and Human Resources.