Education Development Center, Inc.
Center for Children and Technology

Union City Interactive Multimedia Education Trial:
1993-95 Summary Report

CCT Reports Issue No. 3
April 1996

Prepared by:
Margaret Honey and Andrés Henríquez
EDC Center for Children and Technology

Prepared with the assistance of:
Bell Atlantic and the Union City, NJ School District


Executive Summary


Background Information
The History of the Project
Union City
District Reform Initiatives
District-Wide Measures of Progress

The Multimedia Education Trial
Christopher Columbus and Emerson Schools
Training and Support
Parent Involvement

Educational Implications
Measures of Student Achievement: The Christopher Columbus School

Perceived Benefits
The Columbus Teachers
The Emerson Teachers
The Administrators
Perceived Difficulties
The Teachers' Viewpoint
The Administrators' Viewpoint

Plans for the Future



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