Education

Dec 21 2016

Welcome to Discovery Education #education #in #the #united #states

#education in the united states # Whether your favorite team has made it this far or you’re watching for the historic win, with a combined 176 years without a championship, the two teams playing this week are both eager to end the drought with a series victory. While this stretch of games will sure to be one for the books, there are plenty of other history-making baseball events to share in your classroom. Discovery Education is proud to join Sandy Hook Promise for Say Something week, October 24-28. Teach your 6-12 grade students how to look for warning signs, signals …

Dec 21 2016

Why Free Online Classes Are Still the Future of Education #free #online #education

#free online education # Why Free Online Classes Are Still the Future of Education Slide: 2 / of 2. Caption: Anant Agarwal. Eric Smalley/WIRED Why Free Online Classes Are Still the Future of Education The MOOC was The Next Big Thing and then it was written off for dead. But for Anant Agarwal, one of the founding fathers of this online reboot of university education, it s only just getting started. Agarwal is an MIT computer science professor and the CEO of the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based non-profit, edX, one of several purveyors of so-called massively open online courses, or MOOCs, which …

Dec 21 2016

Bayonne School District #board #of #education

#board of education # Bayonne School District Building a Caring, Learning Community Upcoming Events November 8, 2016 November 9, 2016 November 10, 2016 November 11, 2016 November 15, 2016 November 16, 2016 District Homepage Th e mission of the Bayonne Public School District is to provide optimum learning opportunities for all students in a safe, secure, inclusive learning environment that fosters personal and interpersonal growth, lifelong learning and a strong sense of community. We believe that the district’s mission can be accomplished when administrators, teachers, parents and the community collaborate as a team to accomplish its goals which are: T …

Dec 21 2016

Board of Education – About the Board – Board Respopnsibilities #board #of #education

#board of education # The Board’s Responsibilities The Board of Education of Baltimore County (Board) is authorized by Maryland law to determine, with advice of the county Superintendent, the educational policies of the county school system. Its three major areas of responsibility are: School Policy The Board of Education of Baltimore County is responsible for developing and evaluating policies regarding the public schools of the county. These policies relate to areas such as: School budget Construction Personnel Property Enrollment Attendance Instruction Policy decisions are a matter of public record and are recorded in the minutes of Board meetings. The Superintendent …

Dec 21 2016

Free Online Courses #free #online #education

#free online education # Open Learning at Harvard At Harvard Extension School, free and open learning is hardly a new concept. In fact, the Extension School was founded with this mission in mind: to create an affordable way for any motivated student to take courses at Harvard. We stay true to this mission today, offering several free courses and nearly 800 for-credit courses at reasonable tuition rates. Explore our series of free or low-cost courses below. In addition, you can also browse Harvard University’s Digital Learning Portal. which features online learning content from across the University, both free and fee-based …

Dec 21 2016

Bureau of Reclamation #bureau #of #education

#bureau of education # Bureau of Reclamation On October 19, 2016, the Bureau of Reclamation celebrated 100 years since the completion of Elephant Butte Dam in southern New Mexico. Officials from Reclamation, the International Boundary and Water Commission, State of New Mexico, New Mexico’s Congressional Delegation, Elephant Butte Irrigation District and El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1 marked the event during a ceremony near the base of the dam. Read More → One of the ways Reclamation is working to ensure a sustainable water supply in the Western United States is its investment in science and technology. In …

Dec 21 2016

12 Tuition-Free Colleges #free #online #education

#free online education # 12 Tuition-Free Colleges Want to go to college. but wish you could avoid tuition? It’s possible. Schools around the country offer free tuition to admitted students. But read the fine print. Students may have to hail from a certain state or region or come from a low-income background. Some schools require on-campus work or service after graduation. Updated Sept. 13, 2016:This list has been updated to reflect information for the 2016-2017 school year. Alice Lloyd College (Alice Lloyd College) This small school in Kentucky guarantees free tuition to students who live in the Central Appalachian service …

Dec 21 2016

Homeschool Curriculum – Homeschooling Curriculum #school #learning #sites

#school learning sites # Parents Want A Homeschool Curriculum that Helps Ready for some real help with learning on the computer? Time4Learning is a convenient, online homeschool curriculum that combines education with interactive fun. Animated lessons, interactive activities, printable worksheets and detailed reporting make the learning system a top selection of the Homeschool.com Top 100 Educational Websites list, year after year. The Time4Learning program has been refined through years of feedback from educators, parents, and students. Lessons are presented at the student s pace by an automated system. The language arts and math lessons correlate to state standards. Science, social …

Dec 21 2016

MIT OpenCourseWare #free #online #education

#free online education # Explore instructional approaches used by MIT faculty. Active Learning Assessment Teaching Communication Design Process Problem Solving Digital Tools Real-World Contexts Find teaching materials used in MIT classrooms. Assignments Lecture Notes Exams Projects Simulations Online Textbooks Image Galleries Video MIT faculty talk about teaching. Elizabeth Choe and guest lecturers on their inspiration and intended learning outcomes for 20.219 Becoming the Next Bill Nye: Writing and Hosting the Educational Show .

Dec 21 2016

Khan Academy #free #online #education

#free online education # Learn About Khan Academy Sharpen your skills with over 100,000 interactive exercises. Over 100,000 interactive exercises. You may have heard about our videos, but did you know that Khan Academy has fun interactive math exercises that cover skills ranging from counting to calculus, grade by grade? Every exercise has step-by-step hints, so your child can practice as much as needed. Created and peer-reviewed by a team of math educators, our exercises include full coverage of US Common Core and beyond, ranging from early math through calculus. Every problem has interactive hints, step-by-step solutions, and videos, so …