IMPACT II


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IMPACT IIIntegrilin to Minimize Platelet Aggregation and Prevent Coronary Thrombosis II (trial)
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Founded in 1979 as an experimental pilot program, IMPACT II today is a nationwide nonprofit organization that supports innovative teachers who show professionalism, independence, and creativity within the public schools.
One of the field visits conducted as part of the continuing improvement cycle of IMPACT II makes the point.
Contrast that approach with a program such as IMPACT II.
When that question was put to IMPACT II participants, 68% said their chosen strategy would be to "participate in a teacher network with small grants to teachers"; 39% said "hold inservice days"; 38% said "pay teachers to try [methods of improvement]"; 16% said "work through teacher centers or similar places"; and 14% said "have administrators require change.
In 15 years IMPACT II has awarded grants to 20,000 teachers in 2,000 schools.
IMPACT II designates teachers who have developed better mousetraps for their own classrooms as "developer/disseminators" and awards them grants of from $300 to $500.