Education

Apr 21 2017

Elementary Learning and Educational Websites #school #learning #sites


#school learning sites # Elementary Learning and Educational Websites / Elementary (K-5) Elementary Learning and Educational Websites There are so many educational websites for elementary students that it may be hard to keep track of everything that’s available. The kind of website that will be most useful to you and your child depends largely on his or her level and age. Read on for information about a handful of educational sites that may help. Discovery Education’s Learning Tools Discovery Education is a free source for learning tools in many different subjects and for several age groups. It has animations, games …

Apr 21 2017

Top 20 Student Sites #student #learning #websites


#student learning websites # Welcome to the top 20 educational websites available to students! This site was created in response to the frustration many teachers and parents have expressed when trying to find age appropriate and safe sites for their students/children to interact with. There is only one place you need to go to find educational, interactive, motivational sites that are free, safe, and do not feature an overwhelming amount of advertisements. If you would like, please review the CHOICE to Teach Technology Well article that I have written that will help you know how to use these sites most …

Apr 21 2017

Enhancing Student Learning #student #learning #websites


#student learning websites # Enhancing Student Learning In recent years, we educators have expanded our thinking about what the assessment process can do; we have moved beyond using it simply to judge and grade achievement to using it to make changes in teaching that will lead to greater learning. We have come to refer to this as formative assessment. As this use of assessment has grown in recent years, it has taken on many labels: benchmark, common, short-cycle, and interim assessment. When used formatively, assessments help students grow rather than merely holding them accountable for their learning. However, in formative …

Apr 21 2017

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 …

Apr 20 2017

Products – Health United States #education #in #the #united #states


#education in the united states # Health, United States, 2015 – Education Access and utilization of health care Table 63. Delay or nonreceipt of needed medical care, nonreceipt of needed prescription drugs, or nonreceipt of needed dental care during the past 12 months due to cost, by selected characteristics: United States, selected years 1997-2014 [PDF – 299 KB] [XLS – 310 KB] Births, prenatal, and reproductive care Table 9. Breastfeeding among mothers aged 15-44, by year of baby’s birth and selected characteristics of mother: United States, average annual 1986-1988 through 2008-2010 [PDF – 299 KB] [XLS – 310 KB] Health …

Apr 20 2017

Contact Us – Education and Training #office #for #education


#office for education # Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links. Education and Training Ask a Question and Get Answers Email a question and get an answer in four to five working days. You can also search for …

Apr 20 2017

Florida Department Of Education #education


#education # Welcome Message Welcome to the Florida Department of Education’s website. Every day we work hand in hand with parents, teachers, educators and community members to improve Florida’s education system for students of all backgrounds and abilities. Our new site reflects this cooperative relationship and the role that so many Floridians play in ensuring student success. GET CONNECTED SUBSCRIBE TO THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Get the latest information on news, events more. 2017 Macy’s/Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year On July 14, 2016, Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott announced Jessica Solano, a math …

Apr 20 2017

United States Regions – National Geographic Society #education #in #the #united #states


#education in the united states # United States Regions A region is an area of land that has common features. A region can be defined by natural or artificial features. Language, government, or religion can define a region, as can forests, wildlife, or climate. A common way of referring to regions in the United States is grouping them into 5 regions according to their geographic position on the continent: the Northeast, Southwest, West, Southeast, and Midwest. Geographers who study regions may also find other physical or cultural similarities or differences between these areas. According to the maps, which states are …

Apr 20 2017

Adult Education Programs #adult #education


#adult education # The General Educational Development (GED) testing program was developed to give U.S. and Canadian citizens who have not graduated from high school the opportunity to demonstrate the level of achievement normally acquired through the completion of a traditional U.S./Canadian high school course of study. The five GED comprehensive examinations cover writing, social studies, science, interpreting literature and arts, and math. The GED practice tests are available in English, Spanish, French, Braille, large print, and CD. They can be ordered from the Steck-Vaughn Company. Tel: 1 (800) 531-5015 or visit their website. To locate a testing center near …

Apr 20 2017

United States Education Stats #education #in #the #united #states


#education in the united states # United States Education Stats In the US, all children have access to public education until they complete high school. Children in the US begin their schooling around the age of 5 or 6, and may withdraw at 15. Preschool education and childcare exists in every city within the US, but parents do not receive financial aid unless they qualify. In the US, childcare is not guaranteed to parents. All US students have the option of attending private schools, but public funding for those schools isn’t provided. There are, however, special charter schools that do …