ERIC Number: ED474081
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Moving Images: Achieving a Vision of Edutopia. [CD-ROM].
George Lucas Educational Foundation, San Rafael, CA.
This CD-ROM contains nine Web documentaries that range from approximately 4 minutes to nearly 10 minutes running time. They include: "A Video Primer" (an introduction to the George Lucas Educational Foundation); "Handhelds" (how personal digital assistants are helping students and teachers connect); "Journey North" (wildlife migration patterns are monitored and shared online by students); "First People's Project" (indigenous students on five continents share the wisdom of their respective cultures); "San Fernando Education Technology Team" (students send messages to the world via multimedia productions); "Principal Mentoring" (a new principal learns the ropes with help from an experienced administrator); "Children's Aid Society" (a unique collaboration leads to healthier children and improved academic achievement); "Home Visits" (this program puts a new spin on parental involvement); and "Schools of Environmental Studies" (facility design and project-based curriculum go hand-in-hand at this small high school). (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Child Welfare, Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Awareness, Documentaries, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Indigenous Populations, Mentors, Multimedia Materials, Parent Participation, Principals, Wildlife
George Lucas Educational Foundation, P.O. Box 3493, San Rafael, CA 94912-3494 ($8.00). Tel: 415-507-0399; Fax: 415-507-0499; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.glef.org.
Publication Type: Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: George Lucas Educational Foundation, San Rafael, CA.