Education

Dec 20 2016

The History of Special Education in the United States #education #in #the #united #states

#education in the united states # The History of Special Education in the United States Prior to legislation requiring public education for children with cognitive or emotional disabilities, deafness, blindness or the need for speech therapy, among others, parents had few options other than to educate their children at home or pay for expensive private education. The story of Special Education begins in the early part of the 20th Century. Parents formed advocacy groups to help bring the educational needs of children with disabilities to the public eye. These groups gained momentum mid-century. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy created …

Dec 20 2016

Education in the united states #education #in #the #united #states

#education in the united states # U.S. Education: Still Separate and Unequal These students enter widely different education environments. (iStockphoto) The U.S. spends significantly more on education than other OECD countries. In 2010, the U.S. spent 39 percent more per full-time student for elementary and secondary education than the average for other countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Yet, more money spent doesn’t translate to better educational outcomes. In fact, American education is rife with problems, starting with the gaping differences between white students and students of color: More …

Dec 20 2016

Master of Arts in Education #masters #in #education

#masters in education # Master of Arts in Education Whether you are currently teaching or have decided a career in education is for you, the Augsburg Master of Arts in Education program can provide the training you need to take the next step. Our accredited program includes your choice of options to obtain your initial teaching license, get a second license or endorsement, and complete a master s degree in education. With classes meeting in Minneapolis and Rochester, MN . Augsburg’s master s in education program provides the flexibility for professionals to work toward their career goals by offering convenient …

Dec 20 2016

Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) – Home page #adult #education

#adult education # Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) administers, coordinates programs that are related to adult education and literacy, career and technical education, and community colleges. For the latest news and information about career and technical education and adult education, see the “OCTAE Connection newsletter ” and the OCTAE Blog. The Division of Adult Education and Literacy is responsible for enabling adults to acquire the basic skills necessary to function in today’s society so that they can benefit from the completion of secondary school, enhanced family life, attaining citizenship and participating in job training and retraining programs. …

Dec 20 2016

Adult Education #adult #education

#adult education # Adult Education Florida’s adult education system includes a range of instructional programs that help adults get the basic skills they need to be productive workers, family members, and citizens. The major program areas are Adult Basic Education Adult High School and GED ® Preparation, and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL ). These programs emphasize basic skills such as reading, writing, math, and English language competency. Adult education programs also help adult learners gain the knowledge and skills they need to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. Adult learners enrolled in Adult High School can earn …

Dec 20 2016

Bachelor of Education #bachelor #of #education

#bachelor of education # Bachelor of Education Your Bachelor of Education Degree Introduction The BEd program at the University of Calgary recognizes that teaching is one of the most important professions in society. Becoming a teacher requires strong preparation in specific subject matter knowledge, the development of pedagogical skills, and the acquisition of the ability to make good judgments in practice. In our BEd program, an understanding of the complex qualities of teaching are developed through five “dimensions of engaged inquiry,” that is, learning to become a teacher requires engaged inquiry: in learning about learning, with/in specializations, with contemporary contexts, …

Dec 20 2016

ABET – Adult Basic Education and Training #adult #education

#adult education # Adult basic education and training is the general conceptual foundation towards life long learning and development, comprising of knowledge, skills and attitudes required for social, economic and political participation and transformation applicable to a range of contexts. Abet is flexible, developmental and targeted at the specific needs of particular audiences and ideally, provides access to nationally recognized certificates. National multi-year implementation plan for adult education and training (Department of Education, 1997:12) With an estimated 3.3 million illiterate adults, this website aims to provide information on ABET in South Africa – information for people wanting to become involved …

Dec 20 2016

Adult Education #adult #education

#adult education # College of the Mainland College of the Mainland Adult Education Many Classes, Many Locations Registration for Spring 2017 will be the week of Jan. 9-12, 2017. The next class session will begin January 17, 2017. Please see the link below for more information. Spring Registration for GED and ESL Classes The Adult Education Program The Adult Education Program is a learning-centered, basic skills program dedicated to student success through improving students reading, writing, mathematics and English language skills, which enhances both their opportunities and the economic prosperity of the diverse community we serve. College of the Mainland …

Dec 20 2016

Education Degrees #masters #in #education

#masters in education # EDUCATION DEGREE PROGRAMS As a future educator, you understand the importance of a quality education and the role it plays in students’ lives. Choosing one of Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) education degrees affords you the firm foundation needed to shape tomorrow’s future. Choose an online Master of Education, pursue a bachelor’s degree in education on our main campus or enhance your knowledge in a specific area with individual courses. Reaffirming our heritage as a leading school for teaching, we take advantage of all opportunities to engage, instruct and inspire students of all ages. Whether you are …

Dec 20 2016

Online Bachelors Degree in Education #bachelor #of #education

#bachelor of education # Bachelor of Arts in Education Overview Notre Dame College offers two licensure tracks for students enrolled in the online Bachelor of Arts in Education program. These specialized licensures provide students with practical knowledge and expanded skill sets that they can apply to their classroom. Experienced faculty present innovative pedagogy techniques and advise students on current trends in education for a supportive and collaborative learning environment. Mild to Moderate Intervention Specialist (MMIS) (K-12) License Notre Dame College’s MMIS license prepares special education teachers to meet the educational needs of K-12 students in inclusion, resource and intervention classrooms. …