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About PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE
AN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE
THAT REALLY WORKS
unique online infrastructure "delivers" for teachers as well as students.
Mail lists and discussion forums invite teacher-to-teacher sharing-questions,
resources, examples of classroom success, resulting in a nationwide, virtual,
participating in "PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE" your students can
the key concepts of middle school science
with the world's best researchers
unique and otherwise inaccessible locations
scientific procedures to solve real-world problems,
the tools of the information age to work.
a teacher or administrator you need to know, does "PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE"
by the National Science Foundation, a 3-year evaluation produced solid
evidence of positive student learning outcomes. P2K'S use of integrated
video, online and hands-on materials had powerful effects.
Student interest in science and technology was UP 20% when ALL
3 media were used together. Teachers reported many youngsters, including
some otherwise unmotivated, responded more positively to P2K projects
than to instruction using textbooks alone.
kids LIKE PASSPORT, but are they really LEARNING the material
you've required to TEACH? Analysis of "LIVE FROM MARS" showed
a 22% BOOST in student work demonstrating evidence of the National
Science Standards, and related the improvement directly to P2K activities.
teachers with decades in the profession tell us that P2K has re-energized
their careers and attitudes, and provided them with the best and most practical
example of how to use new tools, new educational technologies and new teaching