My wife is going to be starting a (humanities) PhD in a few weeks' time. What gifts should I get her? [more inside]
What level of education/training is typical of suburban and small town police officers in the US?
I dropped my science classes in grade 10, one of the major stupid decisions in my educational career. Now I want to catch up on my science knowledge. What's the least expensive way for me to catch up, either over the internet or through local classes? (I live in Toronto).
I'm 3 years out of college, and unemployed again. I feel like I should go back to school, but what for??! [more inside]
I'm looking for the best combination of online/free software tools to keep notes during class lectures. Visual timeline, web clips, outline formatted text, etc. - the more options, the better. I know there have been similar questions before but hope there's a better answer out there than I've found before. [more inside]
What's a good university, where good means a high concentration of people interested in learning? [more inside]
My school teacher SO would like to start posting the lesson plans she's written online. She'd like for others to be able to find them via search engines. What would be the best platform do this on an ongoing basis? [more inside]
Help me find employers willing to train smart, talented folks in a new field. [more inside]
Which programming languages should I learn? I'm a n00b interested in becoming a GIS analyst. [more inside]
Where do I find information about universities like Georgetown that offer the DLS program, or Doctor of Liberal Studies? I hold an MLS (English) and am interested in more interdisciplinary research, but alas, Georgetown is too far away. Thanks!
I always hear that blogging and YouTube are (and/or will be) revolutionary in American politics. Is this true? How so? Can you recommend recent books, academic articles, extended blog posts and other media that demonstrate (or argue against) the effects of blogging, citizen journalism, social networking web sites and YouTube on American politics? Differing viewpoints would be appreciated!
Looking for serious, modern, and fun art schools in Europe, or possibly the US. [more inside]
Hood+Tech Filter: Help me give these kids a fighting chance. [more inside]
Cultural learnings of America for make benefit of self: How can an Asian girl gain some North American experience?
I'm a Malaysian in my mid-twenties looking for non-academic opportunities to live in North America on a short-term basis. How can I do this? [more inside]
What methods, software, stuff will create an exciting and cutting edge distanced education program? [more inside]
Should I go back for a second Bachelors Degree in Computer Science when all I want to do is write stories? [more inside]
Are internships really as important to success as my school makes them out to be? [more inside]
There's a certain fiendishly addictive structure in video (and other) games, and I'd like to know if anyone has named it or researched it. [more inside]
Is Kumon a good or a bad thing? Does it work? [more inside]
What are the best elementary schools for kids? [more inside]
How do I quickly rearrange classes of 7-12 students? [more inside]
Do employers actually verify education? [more inside]
Any ideas for how to keep a bright 8-year-old mind ticking over during the summer? [more inside]
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]
Help an absolute beginner make short videos for use in a classroom setting. [Requirements Inside] [more inside]
Any tips/suggestions/reading lists for someone who needs a crash course regarding the United Nations and International Relations? [more inside]
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]
we're teachers, going to Florence, Italy, looking for local teachers. what is our best chance to meet them? [more inside]
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!
Books/wares to help kids think like mathematicians? [more inside]
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]
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]
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]
Are distance/online high schools worth the money/effort, with special regard to AP courses? [more inside]
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?
JapaneseLanguageFilter: I am looking for good practice reading materials that are a happy medium. [more inside]
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]
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]
Somewhere on the web there must be an interactive explanation/demonstration for DPI (pixel density) help me find it. [more inside]
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]
My wife and I want to spend about 6 months in France learning French intensively. Where should we go to study? [more inside]
Favorite exercises/ materials for Freshman Composition classes? Help me engage young minds in order to
brainwash educate them! [more inside]
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]
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.
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]
Where does my educational experience fit into my future? [more inside]
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
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]
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]