ERIC Number: ED421322
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Bureau of Indian Affairs Outstanding Programs in Math, Science and Technology, 1995.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education Programs.
This booklet describes the goals and activities of 20 exemplary programs in mathematics, science and technology for students and teachers in schools operated or funded by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The programs are: "Computer Home Improvement Reading Program," Beclabito Day School (New Mexico); "Cherokee High School Science: Honoring Tradition/Seeking the Future," Cherokee Central High School (North Carolina); "Making Connections," Cheyenne-Eagle Butte School (South Dakota); "Effective Math and Science Strategies on the Navajo Reservation," Cove Day School (New Mexico); "Dennehotso Boarding School Library-Media Center," (Arizona); "Image Processing for Teaching," Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Community School (New Mexico); "Radio Broadcasting Program," Greyhills Academy High School (Arizona); "Haskell Math and Science Summer Workshop," Haskell Indian Nations University (Kansas); "Reclaiming the Desert with Native Plants," Little Singer Community School (Arizona); "SMILE: Science and Mathematics for Indian Learners and Educators," Northern Arizona University; "BIA Hands-On Science and Mathematics Workshop," Sandia National Laboratories (New Mexico); "RAISE: Rural American Indian Science Education Workshop," Sandia National Laboratories (New Mexico); "San Simon Elementary School Math Technology Program" (Arizona); "Science Education Training Project Workshop(s)," Sinte Gleska University (South Dakota); "SIPI College Bound Math and Science Enrichment Program," Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (New Mexico); "Community Academies for Science and Mathematics," Taos Day School (New Mexico); "Native Americans in Science Program," Theodore Jamerson Elementary School (North Dakota); "Science Enrichment Program," Turtle Mountain Community High School (North Dakota); "Computers for Life Program," Tuba City Boarding School (Arizona); and "University of Arizona Holistic Science and Whole Language Works." Appendix A lists some past and contemporary American Indians in science, medicine, and technology. The bibliography in Appendix B lists over 100 resources for teachers and students. (SAS)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Computer Uses in Education, Demonstration Programs, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Mathematical Enrichment, Mathematics Education, Program Descriptions, School Activities, Science Education, Science Programs, Teacher Workshops, Technology Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education Programs.