ERIC Number: ED382171
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Apr
Schools in the Age of Technology: Ideas for Instructional Innovation.
McGraw, James H., IV; Frank, Charlotte K.
This document profiles five schools that were selected as winners of the "Fifth Annual Business Week Awards for Instructional Innovation: Schools in the Age of Technology": Bailey's Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences (Falls Church, Virginia); Hunterdon Central Regional High School (Flemington, New Jersey); John Muir Elementary School (Long Beach, California); Mainland High School (Daytona Beach, Florida); and Maxwell Middle School (Tucson, Arizona). Highlights include educational equity; research and practical knowledge; a multi-disciplinary inquiry approach; staff development and technology training; program implementation; technology resource centers; computer assisted learning; educational awards and recognition; educational communities and environments; equipment and classroom descriptions; parental involvement; student projects; academic achievement and test scores; partnerships with business; pilot programs; teacher partnerships; and educational technology for the future. A list of 10 Honorable Mention schools is provided with telephone numbers and the names of principals and superintendents. (AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Awards, Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Development, Educational Environment, Educational Equipment, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Learning Resources Centers, Parent Participation, Program Design, Program Implementation, Staff Development, Student Projects
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Business Week, New York, NY.; McGraw-Hill School Publishing Co., New York, NY.