Educating Data - Lessons from the Digital Classroom
Technologists and venture capitalists are betting that the data online learning generates will reshape education. In four small schools scattered across San Francisco, a data experiment is under way. ...
Excited dog makes baby laugh!
I've gotten a lot of requests for updates. My son is now 3 years old and as much as they're still great friends and love to play together that particular type of play no longer happens. :(...
Boot Camp Classes May Offer A Peek At The Future Of Higher Ed
“We focus solely on in-demand, contemporary skills,” he said. “We are trying to deliver an outcome.” But new models of higher education alternatives are rising from those ashes that really can chall...
Fukushima Man Returns to Radioactive Town and Saves the Pets | Life With Dogs
Everyday, the last man in Fukushima walks the town carrying food to feed his four-legged neighbors.
American Public University System
The American Public University System (APUS) is a for-profit, online learning institution of higher education that is composed of the American Military University and the American Public University. A...
Educating Data - Lessons from the Digital Classroom
Technologists and venture capitalists are betting that the data online learning generates will reshape education. In four small schools scattered across San Francisco, a data experiment is under way. ...
Begabtenprüfung
The Begabtenprüfung ("aptitude examination", literally "examination of the gifted") is a college admission examination in Germany which provides an alternative to the Abitur or qualifies the student f...
Jail Madrassa
Jail Madrassa is a religious seminary being used as a faith-based religious center for rehabilitation of drug addicts, juvenile criminals, and religious training for a fee.This seminary came into lime...
Peer-mediated instruction
Peer-mediated instruction (PMI) is an approach in special education where peers of the target students are trained to provide necessary tutoring in educational, behavioral, and/or social concerns.(Cha...
Senior lecturer
Senior lecturer is an academic rank. In the United Kingdom, Australia, and Switzerland, Lecturer is a faculty position at a university or similar institution. Especially in research-intensive universi...
Supplicant
A Supplicant, one who supplicates, is a term applied to humble petitioners, and in particular to University of Oxford students who have qualified but not yet been admitted into their degree. At both O...
Digital teaching platform
Digital teaching platforms refers to a general concept that broadly covers the ongoing development of digital learning environments and how these environments can be used effectively.The digital teach...
Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education ("BPI")is a San Diego, California-based publicly held, for-profit education services company which owns online and campus-based Ashford University and University of the Rockies, ...
Yogi (Buddhism)
In Buddhism, Yogi (Burmese: ယောဂီ) term is normally quote/ refer to male or female practitioners who are maintaining their Silas (precepts) or Mediators who are doing Vipassanā meditation. The te...
Mathemagician
A mathemagician is a mathematician who is also a magician.The name "mathemagician" was probably first applied to Martin Gardner, but has since been used to describe many mathematician/magicians, inclu...
Shokuiku
Shokuiku (Kanji: 食育) is the Japanese term for "food education". The law defines it as the "acquisition of knowledge about food and nutrition, as well as the ability to make appropriate decisions throu...
Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs
Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs (SASA) is an division of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) of the U.S. Deaprtment of Education (ED) that administers progra...
Tutor
A tutor is an instructor who gives private lessons. Shadow education is a name for private supplementary tutoring that is offered outside the mainstream education system.Normally, a tutor will help a ...
Professorial Lecturer
Professorial Lecturer is a title used for an academic expert and authority of a specific field in research. This terminology is used at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Th...
Student voice
Student voice is "any expression of any learner regarding anything related to education" and describes "the distinct perspectives and actions of young people throughout schools focused on education. E...
Adult learner
An adult learner (North America) or mature learner (UK) (sometimes also called adult student, returning adult, adult returner, and student) is a person who is 18 years and up who is involved in forms ...
Open education
Open education is a collective term to describe institutional practices and programmatic initiatives that broaden access to the learning and training traditionally offered through formal education sys...
Ben Youssef Madrasa
The Ben Youssef Madrasa was an Islamic college in Marrakesh, Morocco, named after the Almoravid sultan Ali ibn Yusuf (reigned 1106–1142), who expanded the city and its influence considerably. It is t...
Revision week
Revision week refers to a period preceding examinations in high schools, higher education institutions, and military colleges. Generally, this period is one week long and free of classes or assessment...
Sclipo
Sclipo /ˈsklɪpoʊ/ was a Learning Management System, providing a fully hosted Online Campus solution with web applications that support face-to-face and distance education. The project seems to have cl...
Summative assessment
Summative assessment (or summative evaluation) refers to the assessment of participants where the focus is on the outcome of a program. In contrast to formative assessment, which summarizes their deve...
Multi-subject instructional period
In an educational milieu MSIP can be defined as the either the Manitoba School Improvement Plan or the Multi-Subject Instructional Period. For the purpose of this article the acronym MSIP will be us...