Education

Nov 17 2017

What is Vocational Training? #vocational #education

#vocational education # What Is Vocational Training? Vocational training is used to prepare for a certain trade or craft. Decades ago, it used to refer solely to such fields are welding and automotive service, but today it can range from hand trades to retail to tourism management. Vocational training is education only in the type of trade a person wants to pursue, forgoing traditional academics. Vocational Training Overview Vocational training, also known as Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Career and Technical Education (CTE), provides job-specific technical training for trades, such as auto repair, plumbing and retail. These programs generally …

Nov 16 2017

What is Special Education? #special #education

#special education # What is Special Education? Updated August 15, 2015. What Is Special About Special Education?Special education is governed by federal law in most educational jurisdictions. Under Indviduals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Special Education is defined as: Specially designed instruction, at no cost to parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability. Special education is in place to provide additional services, support, programs, specialized placements or environments to ensure that all students educational needs are provided for. Continue Reading Below Special education is provided to qualifying students at no cost to the parents. There …

Nov 15 2017

What is the purpose of school? #schooling

#schooling # Dr. Damian Bebell of Boston College and Dr. Steven Stemler of Wesleyan University have developed a model for thinking about school purpose that they call the MIA Model. In short, this model states that schools should be in charge of defining for themselves what they believe their core purpose to be. Next, the curricular and extracurricular offerings should align with the school mission. Finally, assessments of success should be congruent with the unique mission of the school. Although schools serve a wide variety of purposes, decades of research has shown that the most commonly mentioned purposes of K-12 …

Nov 13 2017

What is Interactive Teaching #interactive #teaching #websites

#interactive teaching websites # What IS Interactive Teaching? by Dr. Louis Abrahamson, bE staff The first thing to realize about interactive teaching is that it is NOT something new or mysterious. If you are a teacher and you ask questions in class, assign and check homework, or hold class or group discussions, then you already teach interactively. Basically then (in my book), interactive teaching is just giving students something to do, getting back what they have done, and then assimilating it yourself, so that you can decide what would be best to do next. But, almost all teachers do these …

Nov 13 2017

What is an educational website #what #is #a #educational #website

#what is a educational website # What is an educational website? This is a bit controversial. It is has a lot of articles and useful information, but its design seems a bit weird and its credibility has been disputed. Wikipedia has repeated ly removed it as a source and arbitrated users using Spartacus citing it being “dedicated to a propagandistic point of view”. The author of the site, John Simkin, has denied the allegations on his forums and commenters (possibly tainted considering it being his own forum) sympathized and called Wikipedia a source for “lazy students”. Simkin seems to be …

Nov 10 2017

What is Good Teaching? #good #teaching #resources

#good teaching resources # What is Good Teaching? All students have had hundreds of teachers in their lifetimes. A very few of these teachers they remember as being exceptionally good. What are the qualities that combine to create an excellent, memorable teacher? Why do some teachers inspire students to work three times harder than they normally would, while others inspire students to skip class? Why do students learn more from some teachers than others? If you are trying to become a better teacher, these are important questions. This issue of Emphasis on Teaching focuses on the four essential qualities that …

Nov 9 2017

What is global education? #global #education

#global education # What is global education? Global education is a creative approach of bringing about change in our society. Global education is an active learning process based on the universal values of tolerance, solidarity, equality, justice, inclusion, co-operation and non-violence. Global education begins with raising awareness of global challenges such as poverty or the inequailites caused by the uneven distribution of resources, environmental degradation, violent conflicts or human rights, thus creating deeper understanding of the complexity of the underlying causes. It aims to change peopleā€˜s attitudes by them reflecting on their own roles in the world. Global education motivates …

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 3 2017

Homeschooling in Minnesota (Learn in Freedom) #school #is #dead; #learn #in #freedom!, #homeschooling #in #minnesota,

# Homeschooling in Minnesota Growth in the Number of Minnesota Homeschoolers Minnesota, the state of the United States in which I attended public school while growing up, and the state of my domicile, is the first state for which I obtained official figures on the number of homeschoolers. Minnesota’s homeschooling statute requires notice of intent to homeschool filed with local school districts, which in turn pass on their counts of homeschooled children to the state. The official figures from the Minnesota Department of Education (which in some years was called the Department of Children, Families, and Learning) for earlier years …

Oct 11 2017

Nissan Dealer Elgin IL New & Used Cars for Sale near Schaumburg IL – McGrath

# McGrath Nissan located in Elgin, IL, near Schaumburg, IL. Visit McGrath Nissan in Elgin, IL for the 2016 or 2017 Nissan. McGrath Nissan carries the following new Nissan models: We Are Your Elgin, IL New and Certified Pre-owned Nissan Dealership near Schaumburg, St. Charles, Hoffman Estates, Algonquin, Carpentersville, Crystal Lake, Bartlett, Streamwood, Dundee, Hanover Park, Geneva, Gilberts, Hampshire, South Elgin. Are you wondering, where is McGrath Nissan or what is the closest Nissan dealer near me? McGrath Nissan is located at 945 East Chicago Street, Elgin, IL 60120. You can call our Sales Department at 855-315-4191, Service Department at …