Education

Jan 6 2018

NEA – Research on Early Childhood Education #childhood #education

#childhood education # Research on Early Childhood Education Economist Robert G. Lynch found that investment in high quality prekindergarten programs generates billions of dollars in economic and other benefits for the federal and state governments. The study, Enriching Children, Enriching the Nation. published by the nonpartisan Economic Policy Institute, shows huge benefits whether programs are universal or targeted to three- and four-year-old children from poor families. Enriching Children, Enriching the Nation (May 2007) – EPI. A longitudinal study of participants in a Chicago public schools program serving preK through third grade students reported that at age 24 program participants had …

Dec 24 2017

NEA – About NEA #professional #education #websites

#professional education websites # About NEA About NEA The National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA’s 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States. NEA’s top elected officials are determined by popular vote among NEA members. Since 1857, NEA has crusaded for the rights of educators and children. A strong, united team is making a difference for America’s children. NEA print and digital publications …

Dec 24 2017

NEA – NEA Home #professional #education #websites

#professional education websites # Editors’ Picks One cold February morning, Martha Alvarez pulled out of the bus barn of Traverse City Area Public Schools in Michigan as she’s done for almost two decades. At one of the last stops, a teary kindergartner got on board. Her feet were cold, she said, and she wasn’t wearing socks. So Alvarez took action, launching a sock drive to generate donated socks for needy students. TAKE ACTION Restore Funding for Rural Schools Urge Congress to renew the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act and provide crucial support for 9 million students in rural …

Nov 29 2017

NEA – Research Spotlight on Best Practices in Education #best #education #website

#best education website # Research Spotlight on Best Practices in Education Want to know what the research says about your profession? You’ve come to the right place. Periodically NEA highlights professional research on one educational topic. You’ll find a brief article on the research, with links to related materials. And a place to make comments or offer suggestions. Topics Academic Ability Grouping Ability grouping, also known as tracking, is the practice of grouping children together according to their talents in the classroom. At the elementary school level, the divisions sound harmless enough, but in secondary schools, the stratification becomes more …

Nov 21 2017

NEA – Research on Early Childhood Education #childhood #education

#childhood education # Research on Early Childhood Education Economist Robert G. Lynch found that investment in high quality prekindergarten programs generates billions of dollars in economic and other benefits for the federal and state governments. The study, Enriching Children, Enriching the Nation. published by the nonpartisan Economic Policy Institute, shows huge benefits whether programs are universal or targeted to three- and four-year-old children from poor families. Enriching Children, Enriching the Nation (May 2007) – EPI. A longitudinal study of participants in a Chicago public schools program serving preK through third grade students reported that at age 24 program participants had …

Nov 17 2017

The NEA Foundation #education #grants

#education grants # About The NEA Foundation Whether it s providing educators with funding. best-practice ideas, support. or accolades. everything we do is designed to help students achieve more. After all, students who are better engaged are more likely to succeed, and students who succeed are more likely to go on to do great things. The way we see it, together with our partners, our funders, the educators, and the communities and students we serve, we re investing in a brighter future. From the Blog Recently, the NEA Foundation announced the five winners of the Horace Mann Award for Teaching …

Nov 14 2017

NEA – NEA Home #professional #education #websites

#professional education websites # Editors’ Picks One cold February morning, Martha Alvarez pulled out of the bus barn of Traverse City Area Public Schools in Michigan as she’s done for almost two decades. At one of the last stops, a teary kindergartner got on board. Her feet were cold, she said, and she wasn’t wearing socks. So Alvarez took action, launching a sock drive to generate donated socks for needy students. TAKE ACTION Restore Funding for Rural Schools Urge Congress to renew the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act and provide crucial support for 9 million students in rural …

Nov 8 2017

NEA – STEM Resources #best #resources #for #teachers

#best resources for teachers # STEM Resources Article Sections Curriculum Resources Exploratorium Provides interactives, web features, activities, programs, and events for K-12. Saturday and Summer professional development workshops are available through the Teacher Institute. NASA – For Educators Lesson plans, teacher guides, classroom activities, video clips, games, posters, and more for teachers and students in grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12. and higher education. eGFI: Dream Up the Future Promotes engineering education with K-5, 6-8, 9-12 lesson plans, activities, outreach programs, and links to web resources. Teachers and students can download the first three issues of eGFI magazine. Kinetic City Science games …

Jun 11 2017

The NEA Foundation #national #education #website

#national education website # About The NEA Foundation Whether it s providing educators with funding. best-practice ideas, support. or accolades. everything we do is designed to help students achieve more. After all, students who are better engaged are more likely to succeed, and students who succeed are more likely to go on to do great things. The way we see it, together with our partners, our funders, the educators, and the communities and students we serve, we re investing in a brighter future. From the Blog Recently, the NEA Foundation announced the five winners of the Horace Mann Award for …

May 20 2017

NEA – Research Spotlight on Best Practices in Education #best #education #website

#best education website # Research Spotlight on Best Practices in Education Want to know what the research says about your profession? You’ve come to the right place. Periodically NEA highlights professional research on one educational topic. You’ll find a brief article on the research, with links to related materials. And a place to make comments or offer suggestions. Topics Academic Ability Grouping Ability grouping, also known as tracking, is the practice of grouping children together according to their talents in the classroom. At the elementary school level, the divisions sound harmless enough, but in secondary schools, the stratification becomes more …