Education

Dec 8 2017

Education Week #importance #of #education

#importance of education # Enlarge It’s not headline news that educational attainment is highly correlated with income: College graduates typically earn more than less-educated Americans. What is often less discussed is that education is significantly linked to many other outcomes in life, including whether a person will get married and his or her life expectancy. More disturbingly, the gap between more- and less-educated Americans is getting bigger in some cases, much bigger. The Hamilton Project, an economic-policy group at the Brookings Institution, released a paper in September titled “A Dozen Economic Facts About K-12 Education” to help illustrate the growing …

Dec 8 2017

Education Importance in Today – s Society #importance #of #education

#importance of education # Education Importance in Today s Society But ma, I don t want to go to school! These are words that are heard all too often around the globe. Why sit in a classroom learning things when you could be out frolicking around in the outdoors? Knowledge is power, and power is unfortunately something that is hard to come by these days. Grade school education is exceptionally important for proper human development, but what about post-secondary education? Is a college degree really necessary, and if so, is it worth the immense amount of debt that so many …

Dec 8 2017

Africa s children struggle for education #education #problems

#education problems # By Elizabeth A. Kennedy, Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya School was the last thing on Pascal Mwanchoka’s mind when he and his younger brother boarded a bus that would take them hundreds of miles away from their mother and her alcohol-fueled rages. Just 13 years old, Pascal figured the boys’ schooldays were over for good. “My mother wasn’t feeding us, she wasn’t taking us to school,” said Pascal, who came here from the coastal city of Mombasa looking for work but ended up living in the gutters of Nairobi. “She was a drunk.” Less than a year later, …

Dec 8 2017

The Problems (And Solutions) Of Higher Education #education #problems

#education problems # The Problems (And Solutions) Of Higher Education Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost’s Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math. Earlier this year, I was accepted to the George Washington University Law School. It was a school I had been dying to go to, with the top LLM program in the nation for lawyers looking to specialize in government procurement — and GW had all of the things that I wanted in a university: a prime location in …

Dec 8 2017

Education Bug – Articles, Public & Private Schools, Colleges #education #articles

#education articles # Welcome to EducationBug Recently added education articles: Online High School Classes Online high school classes are becoming a popular alternative way for students to obtain a high school diploma.This article compares traditional high school vs. online high school education programs, and offers the pros and cons of taking virtual high school classes. Spelling Bees Spelling bees have long been a way for students to demonstrate academic prowess through a means other than writing papers or answering questions in class. This article discusses the Scripps National Spelling Bee and spelling in general. National Geographic Bee Inspiration In late …

Dec 8 2017

Articles about Higher Education #education #articles

#education articles #Higher Education By Frank James | December 29, 1992 Citing the need to keep college educations affordable, the Illinois Board of Higher Education is recommending a 1994 budget for public universities that includes no general tuition increases. For fiscal year 1994, which begins July 1, the board said Monday it recommended that the Illinois General Assembly give about $1.99 billion in state tax funds to state-supported universities and community colleges. That would represent a 3.8 percent, or $72 million, increase. The proposed. Steve Chapman | June 22, 2014 The government normally doesn’t care whether you or I accumulate …

Dec 7 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 …

Dec 7 2017

Iowa Department of Education #the #department #of #education

#the department 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 …

Dec 7 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 …

Dec 7 2017

Austin Peay State University: Distance Education #distance #education #university

#distance education university # Distance Education Our Mission Distance Education enables the University to reach beyond the traditional campus classroom. We are continually striving to improve the quality of our online courses while increasing the options available to you. Our mission is to assist with the offering of high quality online programs through various services including the administration of Desire2Learn (D2L) and the D2L help desk, online resources, online proctoring service, and online student support as well as instructional technology, multimedia and course development assistance for faculty About Online Learning at APSU Family obligations, work commitments, gas prices – there …