Education

May 28 2017

Education Reform: The Tough Standards Movement #education #reform

#education reform # Shaun Kerry, M.D. Is such a movement harmful? Most people oppose it, yet it seems to be forced on us. In 1959, John Holt noted that a consequence of tougher standards in education is that children are too busy to think. A pioneer of school reform, he made a noteworthy contribution to education with a series of books that are partially listed in the bibliography. For a more complete listing of his works, please refer to Amazon.com. Alfie Kohn has led the next generation of writers who expressed a similar opinion. In his books, all extremely content-rich, …

May 28 2017

An Overview of the U #department #of #education #gov

#department of education gov # An Overview of the U.S. Department of Education September 2010 A Message From the Secretary Education is my life’s work. When I was young, I learned the difference a quality education can make. My mother and father were educators who knew the extraordinary potential of children. Today, I am honored to serve as the U.S. secretary of education and be part of such an amazing team of people. We are all proud of the services the Department provides, and we are dedicated to improving our nation’s education system. This booklet will give you the big …

May 28 2017

Ministry – definition of ministry by The Free Dictionary #ministry #of #education

#ministry of education # ministry minister 1. a clergyman in certain branches of the Christian Church. He is a minister in the Presbyterian church. dominee كاهِن свещеник ministro pastor der Geistliche præst κληρικός pastor (kiriku)õpetaja, jutlustaja کشیش pappi pasteur כומר मंत्री svećenik, poslanik lelkész, lelkipásztor pendeta klerkur, prestur pastore. ministro del culto 牧師 성직자 dvasininkas, pastorius mācītājs pendeta dominee prest pastor كشيش clérigo pastor священник pastor duhovnik sveštenik präst พระผู้สอนศาสนา (ในศาสนาคริสต์) papaz. rahip 牧師 священик گرجا کا ایک عہدہ دار mục sư 牧师 2. (the title of) the head of any of the divisions or departments of a government. the …

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 28 2017

The Best Student Websites – Save the Student #best #websites #for #students

#best websites for students # Useful Student Websites Of course, we re not the only website out there helping students and graduates out! There are lots of other great resources out there to support you through university and beyond. Here you ll find a list of other student facing websites which we think other students (and graduates) might find useful. If you want to suggest a website, please contact us . Student Life Advice Bright Knowledge The essential guide to education, careers and student life. Money Aware A frequently updated and well written debt blog which provides free help and …

May 27 2017

20 of the Best Search Engines for Students #study #websites #for #students

#study websites for students # 20 of the Best Search Engines for Students Academic Search Engines Google Scholar – Powered by Google, this search engine makes it easy to find papers, abstracts, citations and other scholarly literature. iSEEK – Designed specifically for students and educators, iSEEK is a non-commercial search engine that delivers editor-reviewed results from universities, government sites and other noncommercial providers. OJOSE – The Online JOurnal Search Engine (OJOSE) is a search engine that can help you find, download or purchase scientific publications from over 60 different databases. Scirus – Scirus is another search engine focused on the …

May 27 2017

The six best websites for students #best #websites #for #students

#best websites for students # The six best websites for students Students spend a lot of their time on the Internet, whether it’s productively researching an essay or endlessly Facebook stalking that girl from Year 10 French. It’s inevitable – most students spend more time glued to their laptop screens than embracing the big wild outdoors. So if you’re going to be browsing anyway, there are some very useful websites out there that you may as well be using instead of refreshing your Twitter or vegging out on Netflix. Started by Martin Lewis in 2003. Money Saving Expert bills itself …

May 25 2017

The Classroom Web Page: A Must-Have in 2008 #educational #web #pages

#educational web pages # The Classroom Web Page: A Must-Have in 2008 Every American educator needs to build and maintain his or her own teacher Web page. Before you respond with arguments about how many non-Web-paged educators are among the best teachers you know, understand that I’m sure you’re right. In fact, I bet many of those nonwired teachers run wonderfully holistic, project-based classrooms where hands-on activities abound and high expectations for all students are the rule rather than the exception. But I believe they could be doing so much more for their students if they did have a Web …

May 25 2017

The best educational websites for kids who won t stop stealing Mom s tablet #best #educational #websites #for #kids

#best educational websites for kids # The best educational websites for kids who won’t stop stealing Mom’s tablet Babies may be born with a cellphone in hand these days, but there’s a big advantage to the fact that most kids are comfortable with technology by the time they can crawl. It’s certainly important to protect kids from the dangers of the Internet, but at the same time, a significant portion of our children’s education takes place online. Half of America’s kids under 8 have access to a mobile device like a smartphone, an iPod, iPad or other tablet. And before …

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 …