Education

Apr 16 2017

Continuing Education #continuing #education


#continuing education # Continuing Education Insurance/Points Reduction Courses Location: Olean, Jamestown and Dunkirk The Point/Insurance Reduction Program, offered through the National Traffic Safety Institute and approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles, offers participants a way to reduce driver record violation points and/or insurance premiums. Saturday and daytime classes have a 1/2 hour lunch on your own. Please bring your driver’s license to class. Note: Students must arrive at this class promptly by 9 a.m. or 6:00 p.m. If you are late, you will not be admitted. We strictly adhere to this policy. This applies to every JCC location. Register …

Apr 16 2017

Philosophical – What is the purpose of school? #schooling


#schooling # Philosophical Before formalized research, state constitutions, or legislative requirements, philosophers had already given a great deal of thought to the different purposes of education and schooling. Philosophers as diverse as Aristotle. Plato. John Locke. Rousseau. Mo Tzu. and Confucius wrote extensively on the purpose and role of education and schooling in their respective societies (Noddings, 1995; Reed Johnson, 1996). These early thinkers shared many common ideas about what it is that schools should exist to do, but each of them also had their own unique perspectives on the role of schooling within a given culture and civilization. In …

Apr 16 2017

Teacher Tap: Interactive Websites, Games, and Activities #high #school #educational #websites


#high school educational websites # Interactive Websites, Games, and Activities What websites will get my students actively involved with learning rather than just reading off the screen? Where can I find simulations and other interactive learning experiences? I need to address individual differences. Some students need more practice than others. Where can I find interactive, practice activities for students? Interactives Interactive websites engage students by providing information and resources along with practice, simulations, and other learning activities. They can be highly interactive, content-rich simulations such as the Frog Guts (subscription-based) simulation and the Edheads games. Or, traditional drill and practice …

Apr 16 2017

NEA – Early Childhood Education #early #education


#early education # Early Childhood Education HIGHLIGHTS The NEA-supported, bipartisan Strong Start for America’s Children Act (S. 2452/H.R. 3461), introduced in the House and Senate on November 13, 2013, would promote high-quality learning opportunities for children from birth to age 5. This vital legislation would help states fund high-quality prekindergarten for 4-year olds from low-income families; encourage states to support prekindergarten for 4-year-olds from moderate-income families; and encourage learning opportunities for even younger children — for example, through partnerships with Early Head Start programs. NEA President Dennis Van Roekel said, “High-quality early childhood education and full-day kindergarten are fundamental to …

Apr 16 2017

SFUSD: Where Is Early Education #early #education


#early education # Where Is Early Education Early Education Department Programs The Early Education Department has programs for infants, toddlers, preschool, and school-age children. View a complete list of our early education schools and the elementary schools where our Out-of-School Time (OST) programs are available. Infant and Toddler Program Our infant program serves children starting at the age of three months. Our toddler program serves children starting at the age of 30 months. Currently, our infant and toddler programs are at Presidio Early Education School . Preschool Program Curriculums Our preschool programs can be found throughout San Francisco either in …

Apr 16 2017

Best Educational Websites and Games for High-School Students – EdTechReview™ (ETR) #high #school #educational #websites


#high school educational websites # Students in high-school are at a stage of learning at which they need to take complete control of their own learning to make it effective. The high-school curriculum is crucial and helps students narrow down their career choices. At this stage, students should not restrict themselves to learning just by the prescribed textbooks and by confining themselves to the classroom but should broaden their perspectives and look for new and reformed ways to learn. In high-school it becomes imperative for students to access a variety of learning resources beyond the reach of their curriculum for …

Apr 16 2017

Community – Industry Education (CIE) – Tarrant County College #continuing #education


#continuing education # Community Industry Education (CIE) We are committed to serving the community: individuals, families and businesses. Explore our divisions to find convenient, affordable and flexible non-credit programs and activities to suit your needs. Take continuing education classes to improve your current skills, learn something new and engage with your peers. Plus, our structure opens pathways from CIE to undergraduate programs, so you can continue to learn and grow in your career and in your life. Meet Our Divisions Our 4 divisions offer educational programs tailored to your goals—no matter what your age or your background. Workforce Training Certifications …

Apr 16 2017

Iowa Department of Education #in #dept #of #education


#in dept of education # Shelly Vroegh, whose desire to help all students reach their potential stems from her own childhood, is the 2017 Iowa Teacher of the Year, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced today at Lakewood Elementary School in Norwalk The road to earning her high school diploma was anything but easy. Mary Campbell had many obstacles thrown in her path, from working the cotton fields as a young daughter of sharecroppers, to becoming a wife and mother by the time she was 14. When Iowa adopted the Iowa Core Standards, I was teaching high …

Apr 16 2017

10 Great Web Sites for Middle & High School Learning #high #school #educational #websites


#high school educational websites # 10 Great Web Sites for Middle High School Learning Featured Author: Kelly Tenkely graduated from Colorado Christian University with a Liberal Arts degree in Elementary Education. She started teaching in 2003 as a second grade teacher in a public school. In 2004 she made the switch to private school and took the only available opening as the technology teacher. Educational technology has since become her passion. She started a web site for her classroom and soon discovered that other teachers were using the site to aid technology in their classrooms. Kelly also trains teaching staff …

Apr 16 2017

Early Childhood Education #early #education


#early education # Early Childhood Education The focus of the Division of Early Childhood Education (DECE) is to enhance social, emotional, physical, and academic development of New Jersey’s children — preschool through third grade — by providing leadership, resources, and professional development in support of high-quality early childhood programs within a comprehensive, collaborative program. The division’s work revolves around the following: Developing and aligning teaching, learning, and program standards and guidance based on current research on early childhood education, Developing guidance, modules and other materials designed to facilitate the implementation of each component of high-quality preschool and k-3 programs, Tracking …