The word education is a noun. Education means (1) the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university), (2) the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill, (3) the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior), (4) the gradual process of acquiring knowledge, (5) knowledge acquired by learning and instruction.
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Use this helpful education directory to locate aviation schools, Christian schools, diving schools, libraries, and other related educational links in all fifty states.
Founded at Rutgers University Graduate School of Education, NIEER's mission is to provide research and research opportunities to educators, policy makers, researchers, and journalists about education for 3 and 4 year olds.
This is the education website for the Smithsonian Institute. For educators, the site includes field trips, lesson plans, professional development and a resource library that all utilize the Smithsonian collections.
SunGard Higher Education provides software, strategic consulting, and technology management services to colleges and universities. The mission is to create the unified digital campus, and SunGard is used at more than 1600 institutions. The website contains a place to locate a problem and then presents the solutions available. These range from Recruiting and Admissions to IT Services, and more.
The IES' mission is to provide rigorous and relevant evidence on which to ground education practice and policy and share this information broadly. By identifying what works, what doesn't, and why, the Institute aims to improve educational outcomes for all students, particularly those at risk of failure. The IES is the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education.
Well-qualified teachers are in great demand for both elementary and secondary schools. Learn about the educational requirements to become a teacher.
Founded in 1996 to make the Internet more user friendly for educators. The website includes: a search engine for educational sites only, original content such as lesson plans written by educators, site reviews, daily features and columns, teacher and principal profiles, chats, and employment listings. All services are free.
This directory, published by the United States Department of Education, is intended to help visitors identify and contact organizations that provide information and assistance on a broad spectrum of education-related topics.
This is the website for the University of California, San Diego Extension program. It is one of the largest continuing education providers in the world with over 500,000 California students. There are 3 major areas of service: professional education and training, cultural enrichment, and regional economic solutions.
The Association is dedicated to providing information and resources for adult and continuing education. The website provides membership information, meeting dates, publishes two journals, and provides links for further information about adult learning.
Bucknell, located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1846. Bucknell has 3400 undergraduates and 150 graduate students. Aside from an undergraduate liberal arts program, Bucknell offers professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. The website contains information about the school, visiting, and applying.
The Academy, located in San Francisco, has a mission of exploring, explaining, and protecting the natural world. It has a world-class specimen collection, an aquarium, early childhood education and outreach programs, a science careers program, and more. On the website, users can find out about the programs and visiting the Academy.
FAS encompasses Harvard College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the Division of Continuing Education. The website describes the museums and institutes also connected to FAS. FAS receives over 22,000 applications a year and enrolls about 1600. 64% of new students are from public schools. Much more information about FAS on the website.
Georgia Tech, located in Atlanta, was founded in 1885. In 1961, it was the first university in the Deep South to admit African-American students without a court order. Today there are more than 16,000 students enrolled in a focused, technologically-based education. The school has separate schools in Computing, Architecture, Engineering, Management, Arts & Sciences, and Science.
Founded in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it is highly selective school. Harvard has had many distinguished graduates including seven presidents. There are about 2700 faculty members, 6700 undergraduates, and 12,400 graduate students. Radcliffe College became part of Harvard in 1999.
UCSB was established in 1944. The school has a faculty of 1080, five of whom are Nobel prize winners. UCSB is known as one of the hottest schools according to Newsweek Magazine. Besides the school of arts and sciences, UCSB has a College of Creative Studies, an engineering school, an education school, and an environmental science program. There is also a UCBS Washington Center.
UNI, founded in 1876, is a state-supported school with approximately 14,000 students located in the Cedar Falls. There are 829 faculty. UNI has been listed as one of the best Midwestern colleges by the Princeton Review. There are a number of Master's programs and two doctoral programs: Education and Industrial Technology. The IT degree is unique to UNI. Students can apply to UNI online.
The following articles provide recent education-related news.
Millennials are choosing online learning over traditional education more often every day and not just because the cost is more attractive. They are leveling up their skillset for a few different reasons.
By Kaytie Zimmerman, Under 30. Forbes. Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500.
The Department of Education will not probe or take action on any complaints filed by transgender students who are banned from restrooms that match their gender identity, the department reported to BuzzFeed.
Newsmax. Monday, 12 Feb 2018 15:07:24 EDT.
The education secretary has had success in rolling back Obama-era regulations, but she has made less progress on school choice. That, and other education news in our weekly roundup.
Clare Lombardo. NPR. Saturday, 10 Feb 2018 06:12:24 -0500.
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