Tip: How do you measure the costs invested in your professional development program against the anticipated results. The best way to determine the total cost of your professional development program is to compare the costs per teacher with the savings per teacher. Some of the costs may include: Stipends for
We're in the process of defining technology literacy skills for our grade-8 students. At this point, we can't even agree on what we mean by the term 'technology literacy,' let alone how it can be measured. We've found sample skills lists and rubrics, but we need to lay some groundwork before we move forward. Can
Name: Relevant (High School) Chemistry Resources On The Web Brief Description of the Site: Relevant (High School) Chemistry Resources On The Web is a huge listing of useful links, in many categories, geared for chemistry teachers. This site also offers some great links for the other sciences too. They include
A good Professional Developer knows how to help teachers help themselves. A good place to start is a Web site of a major textbook publisher. Most offer all sorts of resources aligned to curriculum, and your teachers will find all sorts of helpful â€˜goodiesâ€™ just by browsing the following sites: Pearson/Prentice
More than 30 Federal agencies formed a working group in 1997 to make hundreds of federally supported teaching and learning resources easier to find. The result of that work is the FREE web site. FREE stands for Federal Resources for Educational Excellence. The web sites listed below are excerpted with permission from
To help administrators prevent and prepare for possible crises, Lightspeed Systems Inc. , provider of network security and management software for schools, has released a new white paper, "Forensics: Identifying, Investigating, and Prosecuting Sexual Misconduct in Your School."
The new products described below form a broad cross section of educational software and Web releases for summer and fall 2003. The back-to-basics trend continues this year as publishers unveil a number of programs that teach core math, science, and literacy skills. These new curriculum offerings often include