Education

Feb 10 2017

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 …

Feb 10 2017

Contact Us & General Inquiries #department #of #educatio


#department of educatio # For additional information, see the Federal Student Aid Contact Us page. Fraud, Waste Abuse Hotline The Office of the Inspector General (OIG ) investigates fraud, waste, or abuse involving: federal student aid funds lending institutions and collection agencies Department of Education funds or programs (and funding recipients) contractors or employees Anyone having such knowledge should contact us. Complaints may be submitted anonymously via the online complaint form. facsimile or U.S. Postal mail. Publications Research Statistics The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an internet-based digital library of education research and information. It provides access to bibliographic …

Feb 10 2017

Debt Education #debt #of #education


#debt of education # The multiple options available to consolidate debt can be quite confusing, credit counseling programs, debt settlement, debt consolidation loans, bankruptcy are just a few options available today. Trying to find the best option to suit your current financial situation can be a difficult task. Typically, debt consolidation programs are debt repayment programs. They can consolidate most types of unsecured debts from major credit cards to personal and student loans. You choose the accounts you want to enter into the program when joining. Once enrolled, the company will contact your creditors to negotiate more favorable repayment terms …

Feb 10 2017

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 …

Feb 10 2017

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 …

Feb 10 2017

The World of Miamiopia – An Educational Virtual World For Kids #the #educational #world


#the educational world # The World of Miamiopia is where balloons go when they escape from the hands of a human. Once here, these balloons seek to improve themselves by learning as much as they can about the world around them. Each building in Miamiopia is filled with learning games. Some of these games teach the little Miamiopians about math, others about dinosaurs, biology, animals, music, history, and many other topics. Miamiopians learn to earn . Each time they plan a learning game, they earn coins. These coins can be used to buy things in the shopping district . New …

Feb 10 2017

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, …

Feb 10 2017

Educational Games – National Geographic Society #interactive #games #for #education


#interactive games for education # Educational Games Game-Based Learning Using interactive games to facilitate learning in educational settings has a number of recognized benefits. For most students, games are highly engaging and motivating. Games provide real-time feedback and built-in goals that can motivate students to improve. In addition, students must make decisions as they play games, and they can see the results of those decisions right away and use that information to inform their next decisions. Meaningful games embed educational content and require students to engage in a variety of 21st century skills in order to be successful. These games …

Feb 10 2017

Preschool and Kindergarten Games #school #website #games


#school website games # Sheppard Software just received an award for our Preschool Kindergarten section! It was reviewed in the “Surfing the Net with Kids” column, featured in newspapers across the US! An excerpt from the column: “No famous television characters here, but a wonderful collection of interactive, educational games just for preschoolers and kindergarten kids. Subjects include animals, colors, numbers, letters and shapes. Reviews on Sheppard Software’s Preschool and Kindergarten Activities. I think this is done really well. I am excited to use the pre-k kindergarten activities with my kindergartners in the lab! Thank you for for all of …

Feb 10 2017

Interactive Math Games #interactive #games #for #education


#interactive games for education # Interactive Math Games Rounding Decimals Game Practice rounding decimals when playing this fun multi-player baseball game. Monster Math – Integer Math Game You will have so much fun catching and destroying different monsters when playing this interactive game about integers. To get to the bonus round, you must first add and subtract integers correctly. Adding Integers Balloon Game This is another fun game that rewards speed and accuracy when adding integers. Check it out! Mixed Operations Basketball Game Apply the correct order of operations in order to find the right answer and get a chance …