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Here is a list of over 40 educational websites where you can get a free education

Here is a list of over 40 educational websites where you can get a free education
According to www.webometrics.info, there are more than 17 000 universities, but getting a degree in many of them is quite costly. Many students around the world(and their families) get into big debt or have to work over sixty hours a week in order to afford an education. Two-thirds of the US college seniors who graduated in 2011 had student loan debt, with an average of over 27 000 USD per person. Reading those statistics I can’t stop thinking about those words from over 30 years ago: With mass education, it turned out that most people could be taught to read and write. In the same way, once we have computer outlets in every home, each of them hooked up to enormous libraries, where you can ask any question and be given answers, you can look up something you’re interested in knowing, however silly it might seem to someone else. – Isaac Asiov Enough with the words, here is a BADASS list of over 40 educational websites: 1. 21. You can also watch free documentaries here. Credits:

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The Real 21st-Century Problem in Public Education is Poverty This post first appeared in The Washington Post’s Answer Sheet blog. Teacher Lori Peck, helps first grader Timia Harris at Grace L. Patterson Elementary school in Vallejo, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) So much has been said about new “21st century” skills, standards and learning requirements, that they have become virtually synonymous with “college and career readiness” (a similarly poorly defined goal). Faculty of English In this section of our web site, we try to give you a taste of some of the many approaches to literary criticism which are practised in the Cambridge English Faculty. We hope that our virtual classes will help you enjoy your reading more and introduce you to some new ways of thinking about literary texts. We hope in particular that A Level students will find the classes helpful in building on the knowledge and critical skills that they already possess, and that teachers in schools and other institutions of higher education will find them a useful resource. As this is an experimental attempt to use electronic media in a traditionally bookish subject, we would very much appreciate your feedback.

Deschooling Society by Ivan Illich by Ivan Illich I owe my interest in public education to Everett Reimer. Until we first met in Puerto Rico in 1958, I had never questioned the value of extending obligatory schooling to all people. Together we have come to realize that for most men the right to learn is curtailed by the obligation to attend school. Free-Ed.Net Are You Feeling Lost Here? This is understandable; Free-Ed.Net is truly an unique place. The confusion arises from the universal expectation that a place of education is designed to systematically transform an individual into a stereotypical "educated person" who is set upon the path to lifelong success and satisfaction. People arrive here expecting to be told exactly what they need to do in order conform to that image. Free-Ed.Net, however, deals with the reality of human uniqueness—that every person is a truly an individual who ought to be free to capitalize upon their individuality.

Understanding the Propaganda Campaign Against Public Education This post first appeared on Diane Ravitch’s blog. A few years ago, when I was blogging at Education Week with Deborah Meier, a reader introduced the term FUD. I had never heard of it. It is a marketing technique used in business and politics to harm your competition. FUD stands for Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt. The reader said that those who were trying to create a market-based system to replace public education were using FUD to undermine public confidence in public education.

Academic Teaching Doesn't Prepare Students for Life Academics. Most of our current school system revolves around it, and yet, I think it falls miserably short of what our kids need. To be honest, I think our academic system of education is highly overrated, at best. Ivan Illich Archives Ivan Illich died in peace Monday December 2, 2002 in Bremen, Germany. Archives Korean Translations from Green Review녹색평론에 실린 이반 일리치의 글 Audio Recordings Free Online College Courses Available from Prestigious Colleges and Universities You’ve probably heard the phrase, “The best things in life are free!” but you might be unaware that some online college courses fall into that category! Several of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the U.S. now offer various classes over the internet – for free!

A Review of Models of the Teaching/Learning Process The Teaching-Learning Process: A Discussion of ModelsDeborah A. McIlrath and William G. Huitt Citation: McIlrath, D., & Huitt, W. (1995, December). The teaching-learning process: A discussion of models. Educational Psychology Interactive. 3 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom Google’s advance in the education field has brought to schools around the globe affordable devices and effortless access to educational content. Google’s latest solution for learning is called Google Classroom. Although Google Classroom will be available at the beginning of the school year to all schools that have adopted Google Apps for Education, the Mountain View based company granted access to Google Classroom to a select few individuals in July.

How the Power of Interest Drives Learning Teaching Strategies Peninsula Park In recent years researchers have begun to build a science of interest, investigating what interest is, how interest develops, what makes things interesting, and how we can cultivate interest in ourselves and others. They are finding that interest can help us think more clearly, understand more deeply, and remember more accurately. Interest has the power to transform struggling performers, and to lift high achievers to a new plane.

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