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Do employers actually verify education?

Do employers actually verify education? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 21, 2007 - 39 answers

Free learnin'!

Where can I find video webcasts online similar to this UC Berkeley archive? [more inside]
posted by inoculatedcities on Jul 21, 2007 - 4 answers

OK, summer can't be a _total_ waste of time...

Any ideas for how to keep a bright 8-year-old mind ticking over during the summer? [more inside]
posted by LairBob on Jul 15, 2007 - 28 answers

Don't point that gun at him, he's an unpaid intern.

Looking for kick-ass internships in the NJ/NYC area. Background is CS, design, and a little bit of everything. The tougher the better. [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Jul 13, 2007 - 11 answers

Home Made Classroom Films

Help an absolute beginner make short videos for use in a classroom setting. [Requirements Inside] [more inside]
posted by absalom on Jul 12, 2007 - 11 answers

Cliff's Notes Guide to the UN +IR

Any tips/suggestions/reading lists for someone who needs a crash course regarding the United Nations and International Relations? [more inside]
posted by Duck_Lips on Jul 6, 2007 - 9 answers

Bleeding heart tired of the blood...

Help me trust my gut instinct, and not feel bad about using stereotypes, in regards to teaching to pretty much life in general. [more inside]
posted by every_one_needs_a_hug_sometimes on Jun 29, 2007 - 20 answers

Meeting gellow teachers in Florence, Italy- how?

we're teachers, going to Florence, Italy, looking for local teachers. what is our best chance to meet them? [more inside]
posted by tristanshout on Jun 28, 2007 - 4 answers

Non-Yahoo Group solution?

Other than Yahoo Groups, can you recommend something like it--a virtual classroom--that I can use to conduct an e-class with assignments etc. Thank you!
posted by quiverandquill on Jun 28, 2007 - 8 answers

Books/wares to help kids think like mathematicians?

Books/wares to help kids think like mathematicians? [more inside]
posted by O Blitiri on Jun 27, 2007 - 22 answers

Open Source Media Player for Customized playlists using Thousands of Short Audio Snippets?

I'm looking for an open source MP3 (or OGG) player for creation of educational listening drills. Must be portable, and flexible for creation, editing, burning of playlists and queues -- details on its use in here... [more inside]
posted by Alabaster on Jun 14, 2007 - 3 answers

Help me with gain science literacy

Is there a logical sequence in which to learn principles from the major fields of science, where knowledge from one field would undoubtedly help me understand the next? [more inside]
posted by cocoagirl on Jun 13, 2007 - 26 answers

Correspondence Courses for an Australian

What are some good, simple, affordable correspondence courses I can do from Australia? (The courses don't have to be based in Australia.) [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jun 12, 2007 - 5 answers

Are online/distance high schools worthwhile?

Are distance/online high schools worth the money/effort, with special regard to AP courses? [more inside]
posted by Anoxs on Jun 12, 2007 - 11 answers

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills to kids and young adults

I'm looking for educational programs/curricula/methodologies that focus on teaching critical thinking skills in elementary school and high school, know any? Also are there any educational charities that focus specifically on improving critical and scientific thinking in children and young adults?
posted by storybored on Jun 12, 2007 - 8 answers

Language Limbo

JapaneseLanguageFilter: I am looking for good practice reading materials that are a happy medium. [more inside]
posted by ikahime on Jun 10, 2007 - 9 answers

People & Resources in Student Welfare

I am deeply interested in education - not teaching, but in student life and welfare, as well as alternative/non-traditional education. How do I learn more about those issues? Which people are prominent in the field? What resources do I have? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jun 3, 2007 - 5 answers

Help me find wicked fun resources to use with my esl students.

Help me find wicked fun resources to use with my esl students. I am making new training material for my school, and I get to have a lot of fun with this project. There are a few things that I am looking for: [more inside]
posted by Knigel on Jun 3, 2007 - 12 answers

DPI Demo dilemma

Somewhere on the web there must be an interactive explanation/demonstration for DPI (pixel density) help me find it. [more inside]
posted by cccorlew on May 28, 2007 - 9 answers

Changes ahead in Australian tertiary education?

One of the two big universities in Melbourne, Australia have radically changed their philosophy on education to be more in line with that of the US and Europe. Where should I go? [more inside]
posted by PuGZ on May 27, 2007 - 6 answers

Where to study French in France?

My wife and I want to spend about 6 months in France learning French intensively. Where should we go to study? [more inside]
posted by rongorongo on May 24, 2007 - 4 answers

Favorite exercises/ materials for Freshman Composition classes?

Favorite exercises/ materials for Freshman Composition classes? Help me engage young minds in order to brainwash educate them! [more inside]
posted by exlotuseater on May 20, 2007 - 5 answers

What further education do I need to be taken seriously as I re-enter the workforce?

I've been out of work for a number of years, by choice, staying at home to raise my kids. I have a Bachelor's in Education with a minor in English from back in 19mumblemumbleyear, and even if it were up-to-date, my life has taken a different turn, and I don't feel that teaching is for me any more. With this kind of background, if I don't teach, I am pretty much, as one of my English teachers once put it, an "educated un-employable." What further education do I need to be taken seriously as I re-enter the workforce? [more inside]
posted by misha on May 19, 2007 - 7 answers

Looking for Boston photography class

Can anyone recommend a good one day digital SLR photgraphy class in the Boston area? I'm looking for a class that would include principals of photography including aperture and shuterspeed as well as different techniques to achieve effects.
posted by ehamilt0n on May 14, 2007 - 2 answers

Y'know, I'd really like to be a luthier.

I'm a college sophomore on my way to a CS Major / Religion Minor. Apparently my initial career options (just from that major) are a little bit better than my English-major friends. But I'd much rather make interesting things than work in a cubicle. How do I do this? [more inside]
posted by tmcw on May 13, 2007 - 13 answers

The Educationalist Path Less Taken

Where does my educational experience fit into my future? [more inside]
posted by trinarian on May 13, 2007 - 7 answers

Help me find a field trip location for tech-savvy middle school students

I am looking for a good fieldtrip location for 50 middle school students in the New York City area. Requirements: these students are part of an after-school computer/technology program, and the location must be at least in some way educational, and technology-themed. We have already been to: -Sony Wonder Technology Lab -The Museum of the Moving Image -The Per Scholas Computer Recycling Facility
posted by teddyb109 on May 9, 2007 - 17 answers

Should I consider grad school if I already have a good job?

I'm 26 years old and already making a good living. Should I consider going to grad school for international relations or international affairs? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 7, 2007 - 19 answers

Renaissance man needs a degree (or do I ?)

I have a variety of talents and interests, but no degree. So, I'd like to go back to school and get a degree in Architecture or Urban-Planning. [more inside]
posted by jmnugent on May 6, 2007 - 24 answers

Best Savings Option for Education?

What are the best options for my son's education savings? He's four and so far we've only been able to put about $1000 into savings for him. Would a 529 plan be the best route? What about CDs? I have practically no experience with savings accounts/investment/financial planning, but have decided to start learning about it. Should I go get a Motley Fool book?
posted by bstreep on May 4, 2007 - 10 answers

Where to find a cheeping bird?

Help me find a cheeping bird toy [more inside]
posted by sann1657 on May 4, 2007 - 7 answers

Hello, I'll be your substitute teacher today. My Indian-name is He-who-breaths-erratically-into-paper-bag...

How can I be a good substitute teacher for middle and high school kids? [more inside]
posted by es_de_bah on Apr 30, 2007 - 18 answers

What does an Info Science major do?

I'm stuck in a contracting loop and I need career advice :( I'm about to finish up a 9 month contract at a major pharmaceutical. I was on contract for 6-months and got extended the final 3. Before that I was out of work for a few months after being laid off from my previous job. That involved supporting remote synchronization software as well as SQL work. I graduated with a major in Information Studies and I've worked help desk positions in the past. [more inside]
posted by PetiePal on Apr 30, 2007 - 6 answers

Calculate my GPA! Fun for the entire family!

How do I convert my German university grades to an American GPA? [more inside]
posted by markovich on Apr 30, 2007 - 7 answers

Poor student wants $ back

What is the best site/method for selling back textbooks? [more inside]
posted by rglass on Apr 28, 2007 - 16 answers

How to teach e e cummings to middle schoolers

Poets and poetry enthusiasts: how to read aloud and analyze an e e cummings poem for middle schoolers? [more inside]
posted by AV on Apr 26, 2007 - 18 answers

Those who can't paint, manage.

Which U.S. colleges/universities have well-regarded programs in arts management? Are any of them in Wisconsin or Illinois? [more inside]
posted by princesspathos on Apr 25, 2007 - 7 answers

For want of a U-Tube

My lab is running low on U-tubes...what can I use in place of a U-tube/porous cup for a salt bridge in a voltaic cell? [more inside]
posted by The Coach LD on Apr 22, 2007 - 11 answers

Can't teach an old dog new licks...

When I read the biographies of artists I admire, they always seem to start with lines like "began playing the piano at 5", "got first drumkit at 7", and so forth. Every great musician I've known personally got started at a very young age, usually before age 12. Have there been any successful (defined here as having produced music enjoyed by a significant number of people) who came to music relatively late in life? Past 18? 30? 40?
posted by phrontist on Apr 22, 2007 - 29 answers

What should my two year old be learning?

Help me find learning objectives/goals for young children (3 years old) and help me find games to help! [more inside]
posted by peripatew on Apr 19, 2007 - 18 answers

Where do I find a technology conference planner ?

What are good sources of information to find a corporate conference planner ? [more inside]
posted by jurczyk on Apr 19, 2007 - 7 answers

Is this a great idea or flight of fancy I will regret?

Yet another, "I don't know what I want to be when I grow up" filter. I think I want to be a nurse. [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Apr 19, 2007 - 14 answers

I Wanna Be A Social Worker...

What can I do in social work and/or education that doesn't require a social work/education degree? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Apr 17, 2007 - 13 answers

Gold and Platinum jewelry classes in NY

Where should I study jewelry-making in New York? (Looking for a full bench certificate program, not at a college and not an individual class, but flexible if it is an excellent class) [more inside]
posted by rmless on Apr 13, 2007 - 1 answer

Websites for educational materials

What websites facilitate the sharing of classroom materials? YouTube but with quantum physics quizzes instead of cat videos? [more inside]
posted by stuart_s on Apr 12, 2007 - 8 answers

Public Education in Memphis, Tn

My family and I will be moving to mid-town Memphis this summer. I originally thought private education was the only way to go in Memphis but after doing my research I am finding out that there are some public schools where academics are challenging and they offer more extracurricular activities than the private schools. I am leaning towards White Station high school and Snowden for elementary school. Appreciate any help.
posted by bethrossrn on Apr 11, 2007 - 5 answers

Ideas for innovative uses of technology in higher education?

For many years our university has touted itself as being "cutting-edge" with technology by requiring students to buy laptops. Obviously we need to be doing more and I'd like some ideas for ways we can be innovative in this sector and reach out to the students, faculty, and staff with new resources that will actually be used. Bonus points for ideas that go against the grain, defend easily for funding, and generally rock. [more inside]
posted by genial on Apr 11, 2007 - 31 answers

Help me budget for a free education

What will my free degree cost me, and how can I make it pay? [more inside]
posted by hamster on Apr 9, 2007 - 4 answers

Help me get a South African high school transcript

Can someone help me get a sample transcript/report card/curriculum/other literature from South African High Schools? [more inside]
posted by ORthey on Apr 9, 2007 - 5 answers

How should I finish my BS in Computer Science to improve income potential/stability?

ComputerScienceCarreerFilter, CrystalBallFilter: I'm shortly going to transition from a Community college to a four-year university - Hopefully in pursuit of a BS degree in Computer Science. Which specializations are good for job security and income potential? [more inside]
posted by Orb2069 on Apr 9, 2007 - 14 answers

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