This same philosophy of learning is shared by most of the TICG
Many of the TICG projects use some form of Web-based professional development, often in conjunction with face-to-face training.
In the seven years since the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment reported on the dire need for teacher technology training, the TICG program has impacted more that 60,000 teachers nationwide.
edu/instruction/millennium), located in Laredo, Texas, is a TICG project that collaborates with ALCA to provide online lessons that have been developed along Texas standards.
The West Virginia TurnKey Solution is a TICG program that provides technology and curriculum integration training to teachers.
Abstracts of these TICG projects can be found online at www.
This article, the first in a series of articles on the impact of TICG programs organized around major themes, will provide examples of best practices in technology integration from five TICG projects, representing school districts in 15 states.
In order to assist teachers in developing fluency in using technology in support of the teaching and learning process, most TICG projects engage in ongoing professional development activities.
The Lewis & Clark Rediscovery TICG Project (http://rediscovery.