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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Ask Dr. Math a question using the Dr. Math Web form, or browse the
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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 world’s 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
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.
to Online Schools:
An online education directory that specialises in online degrees, online
schools, and distance learning.
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.
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 University.
The Open University (OU) is the United Kingdom's only university
dedicated to distance learning.
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
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
Science Whatzit is an online science learning project of the Oregon
Museum of Science and Industry, in collaboration with the Science
The Smithsonian is composed of eighteen museums and galleries, the
National Zoo and numerous research facilities in the United States and
NASA's learning centre for young astronomers is intended for students in
grades K through 8.
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
Teaching tips and lesson ideas to make class more fun.
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
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
Information about each planet and moon in our solar system with many
pictures, discussion of the history of its discovery, exploration, and
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