Education

Nov 5 2017

Education Week #education #articles


#education articles # Enlarge Cari Vander Yacht for Education Week Though the arts receive relatively little attention from policymakers and school leaders, exposing young people to art and culture can have a big impact on their development. The problem is that almost no one is bothering to study and document the extent to which the arts and culture can affect students. Instead, policymakers, researchers, and schools are typically focused on what is regularly and easily measured: math and reading achievement. This leads defenders of the arts to attempt to connect the arts to improved math and reading scores-a claim for …

Nov 5 2017

Is college worth it? #education #articles


#education articles # Too many degrees are a waste of money. The return on higher education would be much better if college were cheaper Print edition Next in The world this week Next in The world this week Next in The world this week Next in Leaders Next in Leaders Next in Leaders Next in Leaders Next in Leaders Next in Letters Next in Briefing Next in United States Next in United States Next in United States Next in United States Next in United States Next in United States Next in The Americas Next in The Americas Next in The …

Nov 5 2017

Education Week #education #articles


#education articles # 10 Critical Issues Facing Education By Peter DeWitt янв. 23, 2014 During my leadership training at the College of Saint Rose I took a class with Jim Butterworth (my mentor) called Critical Issues. Jim was a voracious reader, an assistant commissioner for the New York State Education Department, former superintendent, and an amazing professor. All of those combined with a 2 ½ hour class led to some of the best educational discussions I’ve ever had. Every week we were required to read chapters from various books (i.e. Fullan, Senge, Hargreaves, Reeves and Greenleaf), and numerous stories from …

Nov 5 2017

The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2013 – Education Next: Education Next #education #articles


#education articles # The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2013 Which Education Next articles were most popular in 2013? Our top article of 2013 was a randomized experiment designed to measure the effect of taking students on a field trip to an art museum. The study concluded, as the authors wrote in an op-ed in the New York Times, that “art makes you smart .” What other topics were popular? Five of the top 20 articles for 2013 looked at some aspect of technology in education: an article on flipped classrooms. a study of the effectiveness of online learning …

Nov 5 2017

ESL EFL Teaching Activities Worksheets Games #teach #gov


#teach gov # ESL EFL Teaching Activities, Worksheets and Games Teach-This.com contains hundreds of professional ESL EFL teaching activities, worksheets and games to help you teach all the core skills associated with language learning: speaking, listening, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar as well as specialized categories such as Business English. The ESL EFL activities, worksheets and games we offer can be developed into complete lessons, used to introduce or reinforce language, or used for extra practice or revision. These teaching activities are flexible enough to be easily incorporated into any lesson plan. The worksheets and activities cover all levels of …

Nov 5 2017

Teach gov #teach #gov


#teach gov # We Prepare Teachers. They Change The World. UTeach at the University of Texas at Austin includes the original UTeach STEM teacher preparation program, a national expansion effort for that program, and a number of local STEM education initiatives, all supporting the improvement of STEM education and the public education system overall. UTeach Initiatives Nationwide 44 universities in 21 states and the District of Columbia are implementing UTeach programs that prepare STEM teachers for secondary classrooms, and UTeach also offers training for teachers who are already in the classroom. The UTeach Institute supports replication of UTeach at universities …

Nov 5 2017

Teach gov #teach #gov


#teach gov # WeTeachNYC Classes Communities provide NYC teachers and school leaders with an online space where they can engage in online classes and blended learning communities with their colleagues. Currently, access to communities is limited to participants in specific NYCDOE programs. Learn More Or, View your classes communities Learn about the different curriculum options offered by the NYCDOE in English Language Arts and mathematics. Learn about the different types of assessments that educators can use to gain valuable information about what their students know and are able to do. Vision for School Improvement Learn about how to embed the …

Nov 5 2017

The 5 Best Blogging Tools for Students in K-12 Schools #best #education #sites #for #students


#best education sites for students # Edublogs With over a million blogs created since 2005, Edublogs may well be the natural place to start your search for a educational blogging platform. Its foundations are clearly based on a WordPress base, but it has been tweaked to offer features that educators really want like calendars, discussions tools, video embedding and more. Edublogs give you a choice of over 100 themes to customize blogs, and it has an almost unparalleled level of support on its help pages. Not all features are free, some are only available on the Pro or Campus packages, …

Nov 5 2017

Teach gov #teach #gov


#teach gov # By August 2016, Teach21 will be replaced with T eacher R esources for E ducational E xcellence (TREE). The WV TREE is a one stop, grade specific site highlighting WV NxG Standards, resources, and links that are essential to the classroom teacher. The resources include grade specific lessons, professional learning, and guidance documents crafted to help enhance teaching practice and guide the classroom teacher in the art of teaching. To start using TREE, please visit the TREE website . This site was designed by teachers to assist colleagues in planning and delivering effective 21st century instruction in …

Nov 5 2017

Distance Learning Online Programs – Upper Iowa University #distance #education #university


#distance education university # What is Distance Learning? Upper Iowa is a nationally recognized leader in distance education offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Students can study in our award-winning distance learning Online Program or our Self Paced Degree Program. Students have global access, with no need to be on campus for a residency requirement. We serve over 3,000 degree-seeking students from around the world through the Center for Distance Education. UIU’s Online Program offers asynchronous courses so that you can attend class anytime during the day or night. You will actively and substantively participate in discussions on course topics that …