ERIC Number: ED379143
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Partners in Education: The IISME Experience 1985-1990.
Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education, Santa Clara, CA.
This report is a review of the first 6 years of Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education (IISME), a partnership between San Francisco Bay Area industries and the Lawrence Hall of Science. The program's mission has been to improve mathematics and science education by providing teachers with the practical applications of scientific concepts during paid summer industry internships, with follow up and educational support throughout the school year. This review includes: (1) a summary of the program, (2) program operations, (3) measures of program effectiveness; and (4) future directions. Appendixes include a list of the Board of Directors, Senior Advisory Council, and Sponsors; and a list of supplemental materials available upon request. (ZWH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education, Santa Clara, CA.