Category Archives: Education

ERIC Database

In 2012, the ERIC database, a premier carrier of education-related scholarship, was forced to dramatically limit access to the full text of their ERIC Documents collection.  This situation has recently improved — read below. ====== From http://eric.ed.gov/?note PDF Restoration Process Update: 94% … Continue reading

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Molecular Workbench: visual, interactive experiments for science ed.

http://mw.concord.org/modeler/ Created by the Concord Consortium, the Molecular Workbench is “a modeling tool for designing and conducting computational experiments across science.” Contains lots of Featured Simulations, as well as curriculum modules focused on chemical bonding, semiconductors, and diffusion. An online … Continue reading

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Recommended Websites for Education

American Educational Research Association http://www.aera.net/ Established in 1916 and concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results Education Commission of the States … Continue reading

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About Education Resource Complete

Education Resource Complete is one of the databases that is available through GFU libraries. It provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, as well as full text for nearly 1,300 journals. This database also includes full text for … Continue reading

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TED Talks

Image via Wikipedia TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Ted.com makes “the best talks and performances from TED and partners … Continue reading

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About ERIC

Image by Christopher S. Penn via Flickr Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and Institute of Education Sciences,  is a digital library of education research and information on thousands of educational topics, from 1966 … Continue reading

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Media College

Media College http://www.mediacollege.com/ A multimedia production company in New Zealand has website that offers free tutorials, references, resources, and forums on electronic media production. There are lessons on “Video”, “Audio”, “Photography”, “Graphics”, “Computer”, “Internet”, a “Glossary”, and “Equipment” that offer … Continue reading

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Expert Voices

Expert Voices Gateway http://expertvoices.nsdl.org/ Expert Voices is a “science teaching information exchange” sponsored by the National Science Digital Library (NSDL). The topics covered are science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and it’s geared towards teachers of all levels, as well as … Continue reading

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YouTube EDU

View videos and channels from colleges and universities on YouTube EDU.

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Developing early literacy

On January 8th 2009, the National Institute for Literacy released it’s report, Developing Early Literacy.  Learn about the findings on early predictors of literacy, intervention strategies, instructional practices and much more.

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