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education : the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, Urban Dictionary

A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education (Gillies)


Roget’s II (, Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords


Education is the process of facilitating learning. Knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits of a group of people are transferred to other people, through storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, or research. Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, but learners may also educate themselves in a process called autodidactic learning. Any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered educational. Education is commonly and formally divided into stages such as preschool, primary school, secondary school and then college, university or apprenticeship. The methodology of teaching is called pedagogy. — Wikipedia

Encyclopedia of Education, Britannica



History of American Education (YouTube Channel)
A Brief History of Education (Peter Gray, Psychology Today)


Quotations Page


National Library of Education

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library




OER Commons: Open Educational Resources



National Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
American Council on Education
National Education Association
American Federation of Teachers






EurekAlert Education (AAAS),
Education Week
NPR Archives




US Department of Education



OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form


Song Lyrics


2006-2016 Map of Future Forces affecting education (KnowledgeWorks Foundation and the Institute for the Future)



EurekAlert! - Education The premier online source for science news since 1996. A service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

  • Scientists, students to make first live,...
    on June 21, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (Terry Collins Assoc) A team of scientists and students, conducting research aboard the R/V Akademik Ioffe, will offer select museums, as well as classrooms and citizen scientists worldwide, an opportunity to explore with them in real time a dramatically changing Arctic Ocean, and to discuss their research in the first-ever live, interactive broadcasts from the fabled Northwest Passage. […]

  • One year of school comes with an IQ bump,...
    on June 21, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (Association for Psychological Science) A year of schooling leaves students with new knowledge, and it also equates with a small but noticeable increase to students' IQ, according to a systematic meta-analysis published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. […]

  • Study abroad for commuters: a case study at the...
    on June 21, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (American Physiological Society) Studying abroad can impart valuable, lifelong skills, including foreign language skills, appreciation for other cultures and access to unique learning opportunities. However, the cost remains a major impediment to many students. A course at University of New Hampshire at Manchester offered a study abroad trip during spring break. The cost, a course fee, was potentially covered under financial aid that provides funds for tuition and fees, and created […]

  • 'Exam Roulette' could quell essay-induced anxiety
    on June 21, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (American Physiological Society) For many students, essay tests are a source of dread and anxiety. But for professors, these tests provide an excellent way to assess a student's depth of knowledge and critical-thinking skills. At the American Physiological Society's (APS's) Institute on Teaching and Learning in Madison, Wis., Andrew Petzold, PhD, of the University of Minnesota Rochester Center for Learning Innovation, will discuss how a game of chance can lead to increased student preparation […]

  • Online professional development boosts teachers'...
    on June 21, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (American Physiological Society) Multiple factors make an effective professional development (PD) program for K-12 teachers. Focusing on content, active learning, collaboration and coaching support and using effective teaching models can broaden the knowledge of science teachers. However, many teachers are short on the resources needed to attend one-time short-term PD programs. The results of one online PD program for teachers will be shared at the American Physiological Society's (APS's) […]

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