Education is knowledge acquired through learning and instruction,
often given to children who are growing up.
Further education is usually pursued by adults who seek to learn more
about a particular subject later in life.
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Guidance and information on learning, plus a searchable directory of distance learning and
online courses from providers world-wide.
Published by the American Library Association, whose core mission is to provide public and
school librarians with reviews that help them decide what to buy. Booklist has also become
a valuable tool that helps librarians make reading recommendations.
College of Europe:
The worlds first university institute of postgraduate studies and training in
European affairs. The college's teaching and administrative centre and its halls of
residence are situated in and around the historic centre of Bruges.
Now with 1.3 billion cumulative subscribers around the world, Discovery Communications is
the leading global real-world media and entertainment company.
The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education (ENC) is the
largest, most comprehensive resource for K-12 math and science educators.
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the Institute of Education
Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world's premier database
of journal and non-journal education literature.
The site contains a unique and comprehensive directory categorised by curriculum and
subdivided by geography. Users simply select their desired curriculum to receive thorough
information about those particular graduate programs.
Guide to Online Schools:
An online education directory that specialises in online degrees, online schools, and
How Things Work:
A service providing answers to questions about physics, science, and how things in the
world around us work.
Navigate through 3,000 years of world history using the links to persons of world
historical importance; civilisation timelines; events and facts; and historical maps.
Math Open Reference:
High quality math reference material that moves away from boring text towards engaging,
interactive content. Need to find the radius from an arc, for example. Just drag the
orange dots and watch the answer change on the fly.
Free higher education for everyone with some excellent study units provided by the Open
The Open University (OU) is the United Kingdom's only university dedicated to distance
The Project Gutenberg philosophy is to make information, books and other materials
available to the general public in forms a vast majority of the computers, programs and
people can easily read, use, quote, and search.
The flagship Internet portal for the worlds largest publisher and distributor of
children's books, offers content and products for young children and the educators and
family members who support their development.
Science Whatzit is an online science learning project of the Oregon Museum of Science and
Industry, in collaboration with the Science Learning Network.
The Smithsonian is composed of eighteen museums and galleries, the National Zoo and
numerous research facilities in the United States and abroad.
NASA's learning centre for young astronomers is intended for students in grades K through
Comprehensive online directory of international education. Includes college undergraduate
semester, year-long and summer programs, intensive language and experiential programs plus
high school and graduate study abroad.
Teaching tips and lesson ideas to make class more fun.
The Biology Project:
Interactive resource for learning biology developed at The University of Arizona. Content
includes biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, human biology, molecular
biology, mendelian genetics, and immunology.
The JASON Project:
Through partnerships with government agencies and corporations JASON brings real,
standards-based, scientific exploration and discovery and innovative professional
development to middle grade students and teachers.
The Nine Planets:
Information about each planet and moon in our solar system with many pictures, discussion
of the history of its discovery, exploration, and physical characteristics.
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