ERIC Number: ED402274
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Roots and Wings. An "Education Week" Occasional Series.
Education Week, Jan 1993-May 1995
Six articles by Lynn Olson, published in various issues of "Education Week" starting in January 1993 and ending May 1995, describe a Maryland project to improve elementary education in the State: (1) "Winning NASDC (New American Schools Development Corporation) Project Takes Flight" (the basic skills children need to succeed in elementary school and a redesigned curriculum setting forth high standards in English, mathematics, science, history, and geography); (2) "For Maryland Reform Project, World Becomes Lab" (attempts to integrate concepts from science, geography, government, and history into new curricula); (3) "Math Project Takes Wings" (project designed to move students beyond rote application of basic skills); (4) "Family Ties" (family-support team at every school, school-based health clinics, and after-school tutors); (5) "Ready to Soar" (how much schools in St. Mary's County (Maryland) have changed); and (6) "Scaling Up the Design" (the project is about to be implemented nationwide). (MAH)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Elementary Education, Family School Relationship, Instructional Development, Integrated Curriculum, Integrated Services, Pilot Projects, School Restructuring, Tutoring
Education Week, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20008.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, PA.
Authoring Institution: Editorial Projects in Education, Inc., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland