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Dictionary

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)

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

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

Preservation

History




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

Quotation

Quotations Page

Library

National Library of Education

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

Participation

Education

Course

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Organization

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

Forum

Reddit

Blog

WordPress

News

EurekAlert Education (AAAS),
Education Week
NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

US Department of Education
Afterschool.gov

Document

USA.gov

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Music

Song Lyrics

Future


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

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

  • 'The Oxford Handbook of Disability History'...
    on October 15, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (University of Toledo) Dr. Kim Nielsen, who helped launch the first undergraduate degree of its kind in disability studies in the country at The University of Toledo, is one of three editors of the book published by Oxford University Press and one of 30 experts to write a chapter. […]

  • Lift off for world-first ultrasound levitation...
    on October 15, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (University of Sussex) Researchers at the University of Sussex have become the first in the world to develop technology which can bend sound waves around an obstacle and levitate an object above it. […]

  • Financial impacts of cancer found to intensify...
    on October 15, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (European Society for Medical Oncology) A study conducted in Germany draws attention to the fact that the socio-economic burden of cancer is real in Europe too, and not only in the context of the US healthcare system where it has been associated with higher morbidity and mortality. The results to be presented at the ESMO 2018 Congress in Munich show that income loss is the main source of perceived financial hardship, and that this is associated with adverse psychological effects in patients. […]

  • RIT engineering dean recognized as Outstanding...
    on October 15, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (Rochester Institute of Technology) Doreen Edwards, dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, will be presented the Outstanding Educator Award from the American Ceramics Society at its annual conference and honors banquet on Oct. 15. […]

  • Why don't we understand statistics? Fixed...
    on October 12, 2018 at 4:00 am

    (Frontiers) The first study of why people struggle to solve statistical problems reveals a preference for complicated rather than simpler, more intuitive solutions -- which often leads to failure in solving the problem altogether. The researchers suggest this is due to unfavorable methods of teaching statistics in schools and universities, and highlight the serious consequences when applied to professional settings like court cases. […]

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