Education

May 20 2017

Character Education – Santa Clara University #character #education

#character education # Character Education Curricula and lesson plans are at the heart of the Ethics Center’s efforts in middle and high school character education. We also offer faith formation lessons for churches and Catholic schools. In addition, we provide workshops and training for teachers and principals. Our programs serve a range of students in many settings, including regular and alternative schools, parochial schools, and home schools. build.plant.grow. is a free faith formation program especially for use in schools and parishes as children break open the word each week. Lesson plans pair scriptural readings with classic children’s books to highlight …

May 20 2017

Character Education #character #education

#character education # Character Education “If we want our children to possess the traits of character we most admire, we need to teach them what those traits are.” – William Bennett Through a collaborative effort between home, school and the community, character education guides students in developing positive ideals and good habits that will improve behavior, school climate and ultimately academic performance. Students are provided opportunity and example for becoming conscientious and productive citizens in their school, community and nation. By integrating character traits like caring, respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, citizenship and fairness into all areas of the school experience, students …

May 20 2017

The five best teacher resource websites on the internet #best #teacher #resource #websites

#best teacher resource websites # The five best teacher resource websites on the internet At one end of the spectrum, teaching can be a very rewarding, engaging profession where you get to see the lives of our youth transformed via the education process. However, at the other end of the spectrum, it can get a little bit lonely. But fear not! With the advent of the internet, with it has come a huge range of teaching resources available to you for free! Here s our roundup of the five best teaching resources on the WWW. primaryresources.co.uk Run by Gareth Pritchard, …

May 20 2017

Become a Special Ed Teacher #special #education #teacher

#special education teacher # Special Ed Teacher Certification The USC Rossier School of Education offers select master’s degree programs delivered online: Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Arts in Teaching – TESOL. In addition to earning a master’s degree in a core content area, candidates have the opportunity to further specialize in special education with an Education Specialist Credential in Mild/Moderate Disabilities or gifted education with a Certificate in Gifted Education. Request Information. Capella University offers online special education programs at both the master’s and PhD level. These programs are designed to augment your ability to teach and …

May 20 2017

English Language Teaching Sites Recommended by Propell Participants #free #teaching #sites

#free teaching sites # It’s amazing how many free, useful sites there are for teachers and learners of English. Or maybe not—successful teachers by nature love both to learn and to share their knowledge. Throughout the two days of Propell, as participants discussed how to teach various skills, new URLs kept popping into their minds. And since we love to share too, we wanted to provide a list of these from our notes. Explanation is provided where the site’s focus seems likely to be unclear out of context. www.usalearns.org (adult English language learning) www.brainpop.com (K-12 educator section on varied subjects, …

May 20 2017

Sheppard Software: Fun free online learning games and activities for kids #online #games #learning

#online games learning # I stumbled upon your fun interactive geography games from a link on the Massachusetts Geographic Alliance Website. Since then, your games have become quite a hit with my competitive colleagues! –Candice Gomes, Education Outreach Coordinator, Boston Public Library (Sheppard Software’s geography games were featured in the Boston Public Library’s 2006 Exhibition on Mapping) Terrific online educational games, especially geography. –Dallas Children’s Museum First, let me say I love your website! I have students with learning disabilities that need multiple way to learn math, and your site fills the bill! – Darrin, Rose Park Elementary in Billings, …

May 20 2017

Character education #character #education

#character education # character Full Definition of character 1a. a conventionalized graphic device placed on an object as an indication of ownership, origin, or relationship b. a graphic symbol (as a hieroglyph or alphabet letter) used in writing or printing c. a magical or astrological emblem d. alphabet e(1). writing. printing (2). style of writing or printing (3). cipher f. a symbol (as a letter or number) that represents information; also. a representation of such a symbol that may be accepted by a computer 2a. one of the attributes or features that make up and distinguish an individual b(1). a …

May 20 2017

Character Education – Partner with Schools #character #education

#character education # Partner with Schools utilizes the six pillars of CHARACTER COUNTS! As a pro bono service to our schools we find and train community organizations to come alongside of you to reinforce character education via an after school one hour per week Torch Club. For six weeks we cover one of the six pillars using Hollywood Film Clips. This exciting new approach to character education reaches students in familiar territory. Hollywood movies. Each clip focuses on one pillar and enables our Torch Club leaders to stimulate classroom discussion in a meaningful way showing how actions affect outcomes. Students, …

May 20 2017

Charter School Program State Educational Agencies (SEA) Grant #school #education #department

#school education department # The U.S. Department of Education (Department) awarded approximately $142 million in new grants to six states under the FY 2016 Charter Schools Program State Educational Agencies competition. The investments will enable them to run state-level grant competitions to support approximately 354 new and expanding public charter schools. In addition, the Department announced awards to two deferred FY 2015 applicants for $35 million in order to support approximately 136 new and expanding public charter schools. For more information about these awards, visit the Awards page. The purpose of the CSP is to increase the national understanding of …

May 20 2017

A public-private education initiative of Communities Foundation of Texas #private #education

#private education # COLLEGE-READYSTANDARDS AND PRACTICES College-Ready Standards and Practices All Texas students deserve a quality education that prepares them to handle the opportunities and challenges that will soon come their way. To help make that happen, Educate Texas and our partners continue to support rigorous, college-ready standards for all Texas students. Now extending the scope of our efforts, we work closely with districts, community colleges, technical schools and regional universities to ensure that our goals are fully aligned with the state s established postsecondary access and success goals. Educate Texas applies its public-private teamwork philosophy by supporting the creation …