Education

May 28 2017

Tips on Creating and Maintaining an Educational Web Site #educational #web #pages

#educational web pages # Note: To speed up access time, the material in this article appears on a series of web pages, but you may also visit a single page with the full article (useful for printing a paper copy). This essay is an updated version of the following journal article: Teaching of Psychology is published by Division 2 of the American Psychological Association (the Society for the Teaching of Psychology ). If you print, cite, circulate, or add web links to this page, please include full citation information (links to Teaching of Psychology are also appreciated). In this article …

May 28 2017

Quotes and Sayings on the Value of Education #education #words

#education words # Education make a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.Peter Brougham Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.Wiliam Butler Yeats Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I’ll understand.Native American Saying What we learn with pleasure we never forget. Alfred Mercier Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. G. K. Chesterton Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life.Frederick W.Robertson It is …

May 20 2017

The five best teacher resource websites on the internet #best #teacher #resource #websites

#best teacher resource websites # The five best teacher resource websites on the internet At one end of the spectrum, teaching can be a very rewarding, engaging profession where you get to see the lives of our youth transformed via the education process. However, at the other end of the spectrum, it can get a little bit lonely. But fear not! With the advent of the internet, with it has come a huge range of teaching resources available to you for free! Here s our roundup of the five best teaching resources on the WWW. primaryresources.co.uk Run by Gareth Pritchard, …

May 20 2017

Game On: Increasing Learning Through Online Games #online #games #learning

#online games learning # This website is the result of a collaborative group project created for EPS 415: Technology and Educational Reform taught by Professor Nicholas C. Burbules at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, during Summer 2011.The group members are:Erin Lodes, Bianca Marcell, Erin Schramm,Henry Turek, Angela Williams, and Molly Yue. New generations of learners require new methods of teaching. As computer and Internet use become more widespread among students of all ages, educators must be prepared to adapt to the needs of this interactive and innovative generation. Gaming provides an excellent alternative to traditional learning activities. Learners can …

May 20 2017

Information on education #information #on #education

#information on education # From the Editor Stuart J. Fischer, MD Editor-in-Chief Welcome to OrthoInfo, the patient information web site of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Our site contains over 400 articles about fractures, sports injuries, joint replacement and other orthopaedic topics written specially for patients and families. We have the latest orthopaedic news as well as information on safety and prevention. All of our articles are written and peer reviewed by orthopaedic surgeons who are experts in their fields. We hope you will take a few minutes to browse our site and view our articles, videos, and learning …

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 …

May 19 2017

Interactive Fiction games on Kongregate #interactive #games #for #students

#interactive games for students # We have reduced support for legacy browsers. What does this mean for me? You will always be able to play your favorite games on Kongregate. However, certain site features may suddenly stop working and leave you with a severely degraded experience. What should I do? We strongly urge all our users to upgrade to modern browsers for a better experience and improved security. We suggest you install the latest version of one of these browsers: Trending with Friends g Register or sign in to start receiving activity updates from around Kongregate! Kongregate is a community-driven …

May 19 2017

NCPIE: National Council on Patient Information and Education #information #on #education

#information on education # October 2016 NCPIE�s 31st Annual �Talk�About�Your�Medicines� Month This year, Talk About Your Medicines Month casts a spotlight on a signficant and growing medication safe use issue POLYPHARMACY, the use of 5 or more medications by the same person at the same time putting patients at increased risk for drug interactions and side effects. This year�s TAYM program will include educational resources and social media messages focused on addressing, preventing and managing polypharmacy. These materials can be used to develop a Talk About Your Medicines Month program in your community addressing POLYPHARMACY. Click here Talk Before You …

May 19 2017

The Dirt on Soil – Learning Adventures #schooleducation

#schooleducation # What?s the difference between soil and dirt? Dirt is what you find under your fingernails. Soil is what you find under your feet. Think of soil as a thin living skin that covers the land. It goes down into the ground just a short way. Even the most fertile topsoil is only a foot or so deep. Soil is more than rock particles. It includes all the living things and the materials they make or change. Let?s take an elevator ride from the surface to the bedrock below. We?ll pass several distinct layers, orhorizons. as we go. Together, …

May 18 2017

SMART Board Math Games: Educational Math Games You Can Count On! #interactive #games #for #education

#interactive games for education # The Factor Game The Factor Game consists of a grid numbered 1-30. Start by splitting the class into two teams, or play teacher vs. students for that extra bit of rivalry. Team one begins by selecting one of the numbers on the grid. This is the number of points that they earn for their turn. However, this game has a twist. Team two will also earn points on team one’s turn, because the factors of the first number picked become their points. So, for instance, if team one started by picking 24, they would get …