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What is the Technology Footprint in Your Classroom? - 9 views

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    Strategies and techniques are provided regarding the benefits of using digital tools to support teaching and learning in any content area or grade level.
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Marietta Johnson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    Mrs. Johnson was in great demand as a lecturer and, after John Dewey's favorable review of her school in 1915, she achieved a worldwide recognition as a leader in the Progressive Education movement.
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Marietta Johnson - 3 views

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    Mrs. Johnson was in great demand as a lecturer and, after John Dewey's favorable review of her school in 1915, she achieved a worldwide recognition as a leader in the Progressive Education movement.
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Report slams heavy focus on school testing - Washington Times - 2 views

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    "As Congress and the Obama administration weigh a major reform of education policy, the government should overhaul testing methods that have handcuffed teacher creativity and done little to boost student achievement, according to a new report from the National Research Council."
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What is the Value of Vocational or Technical Education? - 0 views

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    A shortage of skilled workers in today's workforce is attributed by many employers to the lack of satisfactory education beyond high school.
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What is the Value of a Community College Education? - 0 views

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    A common question some adults ask when considering enrollment in a two-year college to continue their education is - What is the value of a community college education? The significance of earning an associate degree or professional certificate lies in the employment prospects. Attainment of a degree or certificate not only improves employment opportunities, it often improves the person's quality of life.
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Top 10 Reasons Why Adult Education is Crucial Beyond High School - 0 views

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    Better employment opportunities and personal development are the leading successes many adults seek when considering enrollment in continuing education.
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What Makes a Highly Effective Adult Education Program? - 0 views

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    What makes a highly effective adult education program depends on how well a school stimulates adult learning. These qualities are influenced by the ever-accelerating advances of knowledge and technology. Also, let's not forget about adults who decide whether they want to continue to learn or not and businesses which must continue to teach and train their employees or slide into obsolescence.
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Best Strategies for Eliminating Elementary Student Math Misconceptions - 0 views

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    Eliminating math misconceptions is difficult and merely repeating a lesson or extra practice will not help. Telling students were they are mistaken will not work either. Recognizing student misconceptions and immediately focusing on the misconception is important. Providing guiding questions using inductive reasoning is the best approach, along with the use of writing prompts which help reveal further student misconceptions.
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Society Needs Adult and Continuing Education - 0 views

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    Based on the premise that formal education is confined to the first two decades or so of a person's life and cannot possibly prepare one for the constancy and rapidity of change, lifelong learning becomes an imperative if each person is to cope with the explosion of knowledge, understand societal differences as they evolve, and adapt to the aging process.
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The Real Value of Continuing Education - 0 views

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    Anyone continuing their education encounter opened doors to new adventures and opportunities which are closed to those without the same benefits. The value of continuing education increases every year. Without a college degree, including a degree from two-year program, the prospects of finding a high-quality job with excellent earnings is difficult at best. The level education for the average person in the United States is increasing, making it essential to complete additional education beyond a high school degree.
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6 Tips and Tricks for Using Interactive White Boards - 1 views

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    Interactive whiteboards (IWB) allow science and math teachers to teach multi-sensory lessons, seamlessly jumping from one type of media to another. Interactive science or math lessons can easily integrate text, sound, video, and graphics based on the tactile nature of the IWB.
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Five Reasons Why Continuing Education is a Positive Career Step - 0 views

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    Many people make a decision about jobs and careers after leaving high school or college, some based on clear goals and others on need. However, there are many varied and often uncontrollable reasons why these initial occupations do not last. This leads to five reasons why continuing education must be considered as a positive investment for achieving success in a chosen occupation
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Making the Most of Wikis in Your Science or Math Classroom - 2 views

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    Wikis are the most popular Web 2.0 tool being used in science and math classrooms. Based on a survey of readers - 43 percent use them to support their teaching and student learning. A Wiki is appealing, encourages participation, supports collaboration, and promotes interaction by students who love to use technology. By the way - this includes most students today!
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Wiki or Blog: Which is Better? - 0 views

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    Both wikis and blogs provide teachers with a a dynamic process for integrating Web 2.0 technology in their science and math classes. These two types of online tools offer students a more engaging process for learning. Both are relatively easy tools which do not require teachers or students to learn any special program tools or computer skills. Their uses and applications are only limited by the vision and purpose for helping students learn.
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10 Online Programs Which Support Learning in Adult Education - 0 views

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    Free online technologies are changing adult education by offering the ability to use free online tools to support collaboration and completing class work. The list is long in regards to the number of online programs which support adult students in their quest for learning in adult education. The sheer number of these online software programs continues to grow almost daily. A review of several of these programs has narrowed the list down to a few which are beneficial to adult students, because they ease their work load and collaboration efforts with fellow classmates.
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How is Continuing Education Evolving - Continuing Education - 0 views

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    "The way people obtain their education is changing on a daily basis. These changes are all based on the fact you and I expect to be able to work, learn, and study whenever and wherever we want."
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Saving the Sports Complex Algebra Project - 1 views

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    An algebra project focusing on a theme which interests students is more likely to engage them in the project, so lets take a look at sports. Many students participate in sports at some level, whether as part of a school team or a community team. For the most part these same students do not understand the costs involved to host the sport. Also, they do not understand how much money is needed to ensure a profitable season so the sport can continue from year to year.
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Why Use Web 20 Tools when Teaching Science or Math? - 2 views

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    The following is a common question heard around teacher workrooms, teacher lunchrooms, faculty meetings, and science or math conferences. "Why use web 2.0 tools when teaching science or math?" The answer is both simple and complex at the same time.
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Avoiding Continuing Education is Too Costly for Career Success - 0 views

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    Recommendations are provided for how to take time to learn new career skills and professional knowledge for advancement or employment in a new career.
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