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ERIC Number: ED449973
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 77
Abstractor: N/A
Partnerships with Business and the Community.
Thorson, Annette, Ed.
ENC Focus, v8 n1 2001
The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education (ENC) helps teachers by offering a broad assortment of services to enable them to quickly locate educational resources. This theme issue of the serial "ENC Focus" is designed to give educators information on curriculum resources available for teaching math and science in K-12 classrooms. This issue is organized around the theme of partnerships with business and the community. The articles provide examples of partnerships that really help teachers and students, plus ideas for making it happen in the schools. Featured articles include: (1) "The School-Business Partnership: What Can It Offer?" (Carlo Parravano); (2) "Reflections on Partnerships from a Special Education Teacher" (Jack Fink); (3) "Guidelines for Effective Partnerships" (Aleta You); (4) "National Partnerships That Can Benefit You" (Annette Thorson); (5) "Finding Prospective Partners" (J. Patrick White); (6) "The Center for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education" (Ed Geary and Christine Jones); (7) "SWEPTs Bring Sweeping Changes" (Barbara Rodrigues, Julie Bitnoff, and I-Heng McComb); (8) "Coalitions Advance Educational Equity for Girls" (Denice Aldrich Jobe); (9) "Seeking Ways To Improve Math Achievement? Try the Mall!" (Judi Wilson and Veray Wickham); (10) "The San Diego Science Alliance: High Tech Meets High Interest" (Nancy Taylor and Joy Wochenske); (11) "How a School Partnership Broadened My Horizons" (Lawrence Woolf); (12) "Projects That Work" (Maureen P. Boino); (13) "Thirty Years and Counting" (Douglas Llewellyn and Eugene Wicks); (14) "From Flowers to Computers" (Julia W. Maccarone); (15) "Teens Take a Healthy Interest in Their Communities" (Genevieve Bardwell, Cathy Morton-McSwain, Jill Hyde, John Lewis, Priscah Simoyi, and James Rye); (16) "Local Support Provides Student Challenges" (Ray Del Greco, Bernie Durkin, and Lynn Kistler); (17) "Partnership for Lifelong Learning" (Barbara Pounders, Stephanie Sawyer, and Vicky Loggins); and (18) "Science Summer Camp for Teachers" (Jane C. Crawford). (ASK)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Published quarterly.