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Denton, Jon J.; Davis, Trina J.; Smith, Ben L.; Strader, R. Arlen; Clark, Francis E.; Wang, Li – eEducation Group, 2005
This multi-year program was based on the premise a digital divide exists between the technology skill levels of public school faculties compared to those of undergraduate teacher education candidates. The Technology Mentor Fellowship Program (TMFP) matched technologically-proficient pre-service teachers with K-12 teachers to model technology as an…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Mentors, Elementary Secondary Education, Technology Integration
Riskin, Shelley – School Library Journal, 2005
Sixteen years ago, the author was the sole librarian at a suburban Chicago elementary school, teaching 24 classes a week to 450 students. She was overwhelmed and alone, and there was nobody in the building who really understood what she was going through. Although she regularly met with 15 fellow district librarians to review broad topics such as…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Media Specialists, Library Networks, Social Networks
AEL, 2004
Grid computing allows large groups of computers (either in a lab, or remote and connected only by the Internet) to extend extra processing power to each individual computer to work on components of a complex request. Grid middleware, recognizing priorities set by systems administrators, allows the grid to identify and use this power without…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Computer System Design, Computer Networks
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Guskey, Thomas R. – Journal of Staff Development, 2003
The No Child Left Behind Act's requirements for scientifically based research and new accountability standards will affect how professional development leaders do their work. Meeting the new requirements means leaders must more carefully evaluate new programs of professional learning and assess the results. Evaluation must become a given, not an…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Faculty Development, Teacher Improvement, Educational Legislation
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Darling-Hammond, Linda; Sykes, Gary – Teacher Education and Practice, 2003
In this article we address the "highly qualified teacher" provisions of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001. We argue that the provisions' intent is important and achievable, and we outline critical research on the issue of which teacher qualifications matter for student learning. Three questions frame the discussion: Does…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Federal Legislation, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Certification
Hailmann, William N. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1907
The history and purpose of the Reiseberichte uber Nordamerika (Reports of an inspection tour in North America), of which this bulletin presents a partial synopsis, will best appear in the following statements from the preface of the Reiseberichte. The Prussian House of Deputies, on the 4th of June, 1902, requested the Prussian Government to…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Industrialization
King, Harry Edwin – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1911
When we think of China, with a history dating back more than 4,000 years, with a national literature not excelled by that of any other ancient people, a system of government conducted by her ablest scholars, chosen for more than 12 centuries by competitive examinations, we are not surprised to find her characterized by a spirit of self-confidence.…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Development
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