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Cyberchase:

Outcomes

Outcomes

To date, the following educational outreach materials have been distributed:

  • More than 30,000 posters
  • More than 12,000 teacher's guides
  • More than 25,000 postcards
  • More than 240,000 decoder wheels
  • More than 31,000 advance orders for magazines
  • The fourth-grade edition of the Weekly Reader reached 800,000 students and 40,000 teachers.

As of September 2002, the Web site had received more than 100 million page views (more than 300,000 unique visitors). The site averages 2.5 to 4 million page views per week.

To date, Cyberchase partners have accomplished the following:

American Library Association (ALA)

  • Created the book list for the Cyberchase toolkit
  • Promoted the series launch and the Web site to their members via an online newsletter (ALA has a membership base of more than 63,000 librarians nationwide)
  • Season II: Will roll out a parent component through their affiliates

EQUALS/Family Math

  • Promoted the series and the Web site to their sites in 35 states
  • Created "family math" activities for Cyberchase educational outreach toolkit
  • Promoted the series and the educational outreach materials at conferences

Association for Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)

  • Provided a train-the-trainer workshop for their Youth Alive teens, who will mentor younger kids by facilitating Cyberchase activities in their respective museums and science centers. These teens reach more than 5,000 youth in their communities.

PBS Demonstration Sites
Twenty-nine PBS stations in 19 states have all held local workshops, where they involved kids in math activities and/or introduced the series to teachers, librarians, after-school providers, and parents. Stations made a special effort to involve girls and minority students.





In this section:
    Africa

    Auschwitz: Inside the
    Nazi State

    Building Big

    Culture Shock

    Cyberchase

        Goals & Audience

        Educational
        Outreach Elements

>      Outcomes

        Challenges &
        Lessons Learned

    Evolution

    In Search of Shakespeare

    Lewis & Clark:
    The Journey of the
    Corps of Discovery

    My Journey Home

    The New Americans

    Poetic License

    Promises

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