U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

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Goal 8: To improve the learning and teaching of mathematics through the use of technology.
Objective 1 of 1: PROMOTE EXCELLENT TEACHING IN MATHEMATICS THROUGH SUSTAINED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER NETWORKS.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Increasing participation in sustained professional development: The number of teachers sharing resources and engaged in other professional development activities through on-line learning communities will increase annually.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Number of teachers who shared resources and engaged in other professional development activities through Telecommunications Demonstration Project on-line learning communities
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1997
5,500
 
1998
5,800
 
1999
5,800
 Continuous Improvement
2000
13,167
6,090
2001
1,258
 
2002
 
1,500
Status: Target not met. The number of teachers who shared resources and engaged in other professional development activities represents a decrease since the previous reporting period.

Explanation: Data are based on the new TeacherLine effort, while FY 2000 data reflected information in the final year of the MathLine project.  
Additional Source Information: Evaluation reports, 2001; teacher questionnaires and site focused interviews collected by the project, 2001.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2002.
Data Available: December 2002.
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Data supplied by the project.

Limitations: No evaluation of the program has been conducted; data are collected by project evaluators.

 

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