Education

Nov 12 2016

ERIC – Interactive Video Games in Physical Education, Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance


#interactive games for education # Trout, Josh; Christie, Brett Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD). v78 n5 p29-34, 45 May-Jun 2007 As the obesity epidemic in the United States spreads among children and teenagers, due in part to sedentary lifestyles, some physical education programs are using interactive video games to keep students engaged in physical activity. These innovative games make physical activity fun and challenging for both high- and low-skilled students. Although little empirical data are available on these games, countless newspaper and magazine articles describe how fun and physically engaging they are. In addition to being entertaining, …

Nov 12 2016

Educational Coloring Pages for kids #educational #pages


#educational pages # Educational coloring pages for kids Free Educational coloring pages your kids will enjoy! We have a lot of free Educational color sheets for preschool, kindergarten and grade school children. There are so many you can print for your own Educational coloring book! Free Educational coloring pages for you to color online, or make into printable coloring pages that help children practice key skills. You can browse the educational color sheets by type; Health and Safety, Alphabet, numbers, shapes and more. Educational coloring galleries Click on the picture to see all the printable educational coloring pages about that …

Nov 12 2016

Coloring Pages for Kids! #educational #pages


#educational pages # Coloring Pages for Kids Over 6000 great free printable coloring pages! Print free coloring pages for kids and make your own coloring book for kids of all ages. We have one of the best coloring pages for kids collection online. You can search over 6.000 coloring pages in this huge coloring collection that you can download or print for free. We’ve got colouring pages for kids of all ages, for kindergarten, preschool and grade school children. Choose from our diverse categories like cartoon coloring pages. Disney coloring pages to animal coloring sheets, everything your kids want to …

Nov 12 2016

Educational World Charities #the #educational #world


#the educational world # Mission Statement Educational World Charities supports activities and services which promote access to education, arts and culture, and a healthy environment for every child. Our Activities Founded in 1999, Educational World Charities is a 501(c)(3) organization which educates the public about the importance of prevention. We identify and support other 501(c)(3) agencies engaged in prevention activities related to the welfare and education of children. We hold fundraising events to raise awareness for our mission, and participate in the fundraising events of the organizations we support. We are expanding our activities to include the development and support …

Nov 12 2016

Educator Certification #department #of #educatio


#department of educatio # Educator Certification The purpose of Florida educator certification is to support the academic achievement of our students by assuring that our educators are professionally qualified for highly effective instruction. Florida educators must be certified to teach in our public schools and in many of our private schools. Educators include classroom teachers, school administrators, and other support professionals, such as guidance counselors and media specialists. The Bureau of Educator Certification (BEC) is committed to providing timely, accurate, and efficient services to all constituents. New Florida Certification: Florida Certified Teachers: The BEC is responsible for implementing the certification …

Nov 12 2016

SMART Board Math Games: Educational Math Games You Can Count On! #interactive #games #for #education


#interactive games for education # The Factor Game The Factor Game consists of a grid numbered 1-30. Start by splitting the class into two teams, or play teacher vs. students for that extra bit of rivalry. Team one begins by selecting one of the numbers on the grid. This is the number of points that they earn for their turn. However, this game has a twist. Team two will also earn points on team one’s turn, because the factors of the first number picked become their points. So, for instance, if team one started by picking 24, they would get …

Nov 12 2016

Introduction to UNICEF s work on statistics and monitoring #education #statistics


#education statistics # Statistics and Monitoring UNICEF has learned through experience that problems that go unmeasured often go unsolved. In collaboration with a wide range of partners, UNICEF gathers evidence on the situation of children and women around the world. It uses this knowledge to inform national and global decision-making with the objective of improving children’s well-being. Some recent facts: • 16,000 children die every day. mostly from preventable or treatable causes. • The births of nearly 230 million children under age 5 worldwide (about one in three) have never been officially recorded. depriving them of their right to a …

Nov 12 2016

Learning Games & Teaching Tools #interactive #games #for #education


#interactive games for education # Perfect activities to use with any Interactive Whiteboard Building Language for Literacy Skills: Rhyming Letter recognition Vocabulary development Practical Tips: Have students practice their rhyming skills with Reggie the Rhyming Rhino. Display the activity on Whiteboard and have different students choose the words that rhyme. Nina the Naming Newt will help students identify places within their community and common items found in those places. This is a wonderful activity to use with a social studies unit about community. Display the activity on Whiteboard and have different students drag the correct items into the box. All …

Nov 12 2016

Education Statistics #education #statistics


#education statistics # Education Statistics Achievement on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) According to the 2000 NAEP assessments, only 32 percent of 4th graders are proficient in reading, while a dismal 26 percent are proficient in mathematics, 29 percent in science, and 18 percent in history. Proficiency rates decline by the 12th grade in most subjects. Over half of all poor students fail to reach the basic level on NAEP assessments in most subjects. [1] In the 1999-2000 school year, the pubpil/teacher ratio was 16 to 1. The average class size was 22 students [2] In 1998, 71 …

Nov 12 2016

Fast Facts #education #statistics


#education statistics # Ordering NCES publications and products Over 50 million students are heading off to approximately 98,300 public elementary and secondary schools for the fall 2016 term, and before the school year is out, an estimated $584 billion will be spent related to their education. These are just a few of the statistics contained in Back to School Stats, which offers data about American elementary, secondary and postsecondary schools, students, and the educational process. (more info ) Fast Facts Highlights What are the current trends in the teaching profession?(more info ) Did You Know? Public school students in 28 …