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September 17, 2013

The link below is a comprehensive and informative resource that ranks each university in America by size, degrees offered, tuition costs, admission rates, graduation rates, and retention rates. . . . read more

Educational Quotes

"I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework." -- Edith Ann, [Lily Tomlin]   "You teach best what you most need to learn." -- Richard David Bach   A mind once . . . read more

Illinois Education Links

by Ed Schmidt

Illinois Association of School Administrators Illinois Association of School Business Officials Illinois Principals Association Illinois Elementary School Association Illinois Association of Regional . . . read more

Dropout Prevention Video

by Ed Schmidt

Turning the Tide, a video produced by America's Promise Alliance for its Dropout Prevention campaign. read more

Illinois Learning Standards

by Ed Schmidt

The Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) define what all students in all Illinois public schools should know and be able to do in the seven core areas as a result of their elementary and secondary schooling. On June 24, 2010 the Illinois . . . read more

A Definition of Learning

by Ed Schmidt

Learning is the lifelong process of transforming information and experience into knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes. SOURCE read more

Top 12 Presidents to Influence Education

by Ed Schmidt

12. Bill Clinton (1993-2001) In 1994, President Clinton signed the Goals 2000: Educate America Act. The Goals 2000 plan was ambitious, setting targets such as the “United States students will be first in the world in mathematics . . . read more

Top 12 Pioneers in Education

by Ed Schmidt

You don't need to venture into the Old West or shutte into space to be a pioneer.  These Top 12 pioneers in education have explored much rougher terrain to shape modern learning. Horace Mann (1796-1859) Pioneer of . . . read more

Casimir Pulaski

by Ed Schmidt

Casimir Pulaski, Father of the American Cavalry Casimir Pulaski, the oldest son of Count Joseph Pulaski, was born in March, 1748. At the age of fifteen, he joined his father and other members of the Polish nobility in opposing the . . . read more

Educational Resources for Parents from FamilyEducation.com

by Ed Schmidt

Links to FamilyEducation.com     Help by Grade Level Preschool Kindergarten First Grade Second Grade Third Grade Fourth Grade . . . read more

Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Watch this Youtube video and then give us feedback....

by Ed Schmidt | January 27, 2011

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. read more Feedback

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