Education

May 25 2017

NEPC – Network of Education Policy Centers #education #policy

#education policy # ABOUT US The vision of Network of Education Policy Centers (NEPC) is to develop into a strong formally established network of leading education policy centers, a global actor with local and regional expertise in education policy that promotes the values of an open, democratic, multicultural, and pluralistic society. Policy in our understanding involves implementation and evaluation as well as the formulation of new policies. The mission of NEPC is promoting flexible, participatory, evidence-based, transparent education policies reflecting open society values, which mean proactive policy initiatives as well as advocacy and monitoring activities of governments and national education …

May 25 2017

Our Story – Educational Websites For Kids – The KidsKnowIt Network #educational #websites #for #children

#educational websites for children # The KidsKnowIt Network was born in the Summer of 1998, when a Salt Lake City, Utah, USA educator began a classroom project for his students. Frustrated with the lack of quality educational websites at the dawn of the Internet, this teacher set out to build his own. With absolutely no programming, design, or Internet training of any kind, he purchased a book on website development, and began to teach himself how to program. Several hundred frustrating hours later, the first website, KidsAstronomy.com, was published. Mr. Bertoch’s initial intentions were to use this website only for …

Apr 21 2017

Perkins Collaborative Resource Network #career #education

#career education # QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS – VERSION 5.0 OCTAE has released the compiled list of questions and answers regarding the implementation of Perkins IV. Download Pay for Success Financing Model U.S. Department of Education Issued the First-Ever Pay for Success Awards to Expand Opportunity in Career and Technical Education, Dual Language Programs. View the Press Release Here Connecting Secondary CTE and Registered Apprenticeship A new Department report includes a systematic review of the programmatic, administrative, and financial policies that six states have developed to link career and technical education and registered apprenticeship programs. Download REACH HIGHER CAREER APP CHALLENGE …

Apr 20 2017

Doe Network: International Center For Missing and Unidentified Persons #doe #website

#doe website # Welcome to the Doe Network! The Doe Network is a 100% volunteer organization devoted to assisting investigating agencies in bringing closure to national and international cold cases concerning Missing Unidentified Persons. It is our mission to give the nameless back their names and return the missing to their families. We hope to accomplish this mission in three ways: By providing exposure to these cases on our web site. By providing credible potential matches between missing and unidentified persons to investigating agencies. By striving to get much needed and deserved media exposure to these cases. We receive and …

Apr 9 2017

Illinois Online Network #online #educational #activities

#online educational activities # Online Teaching Activity Index ION is always trying to further the knowledge of online education. In the course of our research and practice, we come across many best practices in online teaching. This index represents a compilation of those activities to help instructors plan their online and hybrid courses. A complete description of each activity is given, along with examples when possible. Common educational uses of each activity are discussed as well as common educational objectives. Furthermore, teaching strategies for the given activity are provided. This index is primarily directed towards the use of these activities …

Apr 7 2017

The 11 Best Educational Websites for Kids – Education – – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – #best #online #education #websites

#best online education websites # The 11 Best Educational Websites for Kids Even pediatricians agree that a little bit of screen time each day is okay for kids. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics. children over 2 should be limited to 2 hours of “recreational screen time” per day. In our house, we try to limit recreational screen time to one hour per day, but because we homeschool our kids do a lot of educational work online. And they love it! Our kids race through their work so they can get to their computers. Here are my picks for …

Apr 6 2017

The Global Education Conference Network #global #education

#global education # Global Collaboration Day is now over! Please read our wrap-up post: http://www.globaleducationconference.com/forum/topics/global-collaboration-day-wrap-up. If you participate in this event as an attendee or host, you can download certificates here: https://app.box.com/v/2016GCDcertificates . GETTING STARTED The Global Education Conference Network is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Our activities are designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. Please join this community to receive updates about our 2016 events! We also have a new site, GlobalEd Events. that provides …

Mar 28 2017

Social Network Sites: Facebook For Education? eLearning Industry #sites #for #education

#sites for education # Social Network Sites: Facebook For Education? Social network sites, also referred to as social media sites, such as Facebook, Ning, and SuperClubsPLUS, attract young people today. Because of the familiarity with secondary students, ease of use, and ease of access, social network sites could be incorporated seamlessly into the online learning environment (OLE). By doing so, they would extend learning to a dynamic, changing, and shared experience beyond the boundaries of the classroom. They would actively engage students, as many already monitor their own online presence for new activity or comments often. Tuesday 14 April 2015 …

Mar 15 2017

NEPC – Network of Education Policy Centers #education #policy

#education policy # ABOUT US The vision of Network of Education Policy Centers (NEPC) is to develop into a strong formally established network of leading education policy centers, a global actor with local and regional expertise in education policy that promotes the values of an open, democratic, multicultural, and pluralistic society. Policy in our understanding involves implementation and evaluation as well as the formulation of new policies. The mission of NEPC is promoting flexible, participatory, evidence-based, transparent education policies reflecting open society values, which mean proactive policy initiatives as well as advocacy and monitoring activities of governments and national education …

Mar 14 2017

Our Story – Educational Websites For Kids – The KidsKnowIt Network #educational #websites #for #children

#educational websites for children # The KidsKnowIt Network was born in the Summer of 1998, when a Salt Lake City, Utah, USA educator began a classroom project for his students. Frustrated with the lack of quality educational websites at the dawn of the Internet, this teacher set out to build his own. With absolutely no programming, design, or Internet training of any kind, he purchased a book on website development, and began to teach himself how to program. Several hundred frustrating hours later, the first website, KidsAstronomy.com, was published. Mr. Bertoch’s initial intentions were to use this website only for …