Preschool Education Guidelines

Preschool Education Guidelines

Preschool is basically a place which provides preschool education for very young children, and it is generally considered as being an included part of early childhood education. Things to consider when choosing a preschool program: Find out whether the preschool center allows visits at any time, does the curriculum meet your standards, are the teachers and staff friendly, and most important, trust your intuitions. If you feel that a specific preschool education program is not right for your preschoolers, then it may not be.

Children are born ready to learn. Fortunately, children apply their innate curiosity and thirst for knowledge the same way to preschool educational and non-educational toys making just about everything an opportunity to learn.

Everybody agrees that learning might be fun. Studies show that preschool children learn better when they are involved in day-to-day activities/ chores along with their parents. You might involve the children’ s participation in adding, subtracting, counting, measuring, estimating and so on. As long as you keep all of the crafts and activities relatively easy, and yet still fun and enjoyable, then there is really no way that you can go wrong.

A preschool with a well-stocked library on preschool learning to guide a teacher ensures that he will have ideas, skills and concepts at his fingertips, which he can apply to his classroom. So take a look around the classroom, not only at the books available to the children, but the books the teachers utilize as well.

One preschool education curriculum might vary greatly from another; the most important thing to remember is that the children should be having fun and enjoying themselves, and the work should never be too difficult or too boring, because the children are still incredibly young, and although education is still completely important, you do not want to overwhelm them. The focus should be educational fun. Preschool worksheets should never be too complex. When you consider the ages of the children that you are dealing with, too much information can be overwhelming.

Educational Ebooks for Children

Educational Ebooks for Children

There are many different types of ebook available for
children. The latest novels can help encourage your
child to read but educational ebooks also have a lot
to offer.

Educational ebooks aren’t just for little kids who are
trying to learn thing for the first time, they can
also be used to supplement your child’s education and
give them the extra skills they need to excel in the
classroom.

Home schoolers have known about the benefits of ebooks
for years. Most standard textbooks are available in
ebook form and can be purchased much cheaper than the
price of the hardcover version.

Every textbook you could think of from math to social
studies can be found online as an ebook. If your child
isn’t going to go to a traditional school or is
disabled, this is a great option for education.

Small children love ebooks. Many ebooks have a little
bit of interactivity and can have links to slideshows
or music. This helps them a lot because they are
having fun instead of just trying to memorize their
ABC’s or colors.

One of the more popular uses of educational ebooks for
children is to enhance their education. There are tons
of ebooks available that are designed to help your
child with all kinds of subjects.

These aren’t the same as textbooks as they are mainly
used as aids. If your child is struggling learning all
50 states, you can find an ebook that has silly songs
about the states, or uses that alphabetical song to
help memorization.

There really is no limit to what you and your child
can learn through ebooks. You just need to search
around the Internet and you are sure to find what you
are looking for.

Education In Third World

Education In Third World

With the daily challenges posed by economic difficulty and other threats, governments in developing countries are working very hard to ensure that their educational institutions continue to provide a standard of education that can make its citizens at part with the educated people in more economically sound countries. To a certain extent, these Third World countries have succeeded in their crusade for quality education. The problem is that a good education comes with a price and it is often a price that many people in Third World countries are not able to pay. So, although quality education is available, it is still unreachable for a large segment of a developing country’s population.

Certainly, it is impressive to see that developing countries have educational institutions that are world-class and which offer education that can rival that provided by wealthier nations around the world. There is a clear recognition of the role that education plays in overcoming hardship and poverty. However elusive it may be, a good education is still viewed as the best way to a better life.

Among the developing countries that have superb educational systems are such “emerging markets” as Mexico, India, Brazil, Turkey, the Philippines, Egypt, South Africa, Malaysia, Thailand, much of South America and several of the Persian Gulf Arab States.

Obviously, the poorest of the poor in these countries will have a hard time getting into the best schools in their vicinity. Of course, there are always scholarship programs available but these are few. Besides, people at the lowest spectrum of the economic scale are more concerned with more pressing issues related to their mere survival such as where to find food and money for clothing and shelter. After these basic needs are met, that is the only time that parents can really focus on their children’s schooling. In fact, studies indicate that once their basic economic needs are met, the first priority of most poor families is how to send their children to a good school.

India recently launched EDUSAT, an educational program aimed at giving quality education to even its poorest citizens. Among the group’s first initiatives is the development of a $100 laptop which the government hopes to distribute by 2007 to public schools all over the country.

Educational Loans is Designed to Meet Educational Expenses

 Educational Loans is Designed to Meet Educational Expenses


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Educational Loans is Designed to Meet Educational Expenses
Definitely, being a citizen of India we are used to slogans like ‘Education for all’, ‘Professional education at cheaper fees, ‘Free Elementary education’ etc. Arguably, these slogans are not worth it in India and mean money very often. Despite all these, many students in the country are unable to pursue their education because of the higher fees or costs associated with many of the courses. Literally, many of the professional courses that call for a huge sum of money should be confided to concerned students, who have the required aptitude. It is so because very often a large number of students in many of the courses are merely sheep herding. These days running a smooth life is very difficult with limited income and when it comes to education it becomes still harder.
At any cost no parents would like to keep their children devoid of good education that would help them lead a peaceful and prosperous life. Here, comes the importance of student education loans in India. These kind of personal loans are designed to help needy students meet their educational requirements. These days a wide variety of courses form the basis of our educational system. Students have the opportunity to explore various subjects under these courses and get the degrees from their preferred institutions with the help of such student educational loans. These loans cover the entire expenditure pertaining to a particular course like tuition fee, cost of study material, accommodation fee etc.
These personal loans have helped many needy students realise their dream. Such loans have helped them reach high positions in many reputed institutions and helped them earn a peaceful living. Therefore with the introduction of such personal loans pursuing higher education has become much easier today. Financial shortage is no longer an impediment on the way of the bright students these days to realise their dream of higher education.
These loans have become very popular among Indian students now-a-days. A recent study has shown that South Indian students outnumber the students of other parts of the country as regards the application for education loan is concerned. As this loan is meant for students, its repayment mode is easy and attractive. Moreover, its rate of interest is found to be comparatively more affordable than other personal loan interest rate. There fore, such finance is affordable for the mediocre income group parents of the needy students. Many of the loans belonging to this category allow the students to repay it only when they become successful as income earners. Often, this option is offered to students who seek professional courses with the educational loan. Normally, these loans come with the option of equal monthly installments. This means that the borrower has got to repay the loan procured on the basis of monthly installments.
Besides this education loan, there are also other personal loan interest rate which are at par with the Students educational loans interest rate.
Such loans with flexible terms and conditions can also be availed by the parents of the respective students to help the students complete higher studies.

Paralegal Education And Certification Options

Paralegal Education And Certification Options

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Paralegal is a distinguishable group of people whose function is to assist the attorney in order to deliver the legal services. They are also known as legal assistants. They get qualified for the practice through formal education, paralegal training and experience. There are many paralegal schools that offer certificate courses and other research programs in paralegal studies.

A significant limitation of paralegal professionals is that they cannot give legal assistance to the consumers directly. All the legal services have to be regulated through the lawyers (attorney). Law offices, corporation and government agencies (entities that perform specific legal works) are some of the organizations that employ paralegals. A paralegal professional can practice law but not without a license. He or she cannot represent a client in the court, decide upon a fee or take on any case.

A paralegal professional should meet certain minimum qualifications in order to practice law under a lawyer.

 Completion of the Certified Legal Assistant certifying (CLA) examination held by the National Association of Legal Assistants
 Completion of graduation from a course of study of legal assistants that is either ABA approved or institutionally accredited.
 An in-house paralegal training for not less than six months is preferred.
 It is mandatory to have at least three years of paralegal experience (law-related training) under the supervision of an attorney
 You can have two years of in-house training as legal assistant as well.

Educational programs

Paralegal educational programs in the United States are on significant growth. There are estimated 600 paralegal education programs with a variety of formats and combinations (regarding course subjects and specializations). Several public and private institutions are offering paralegal education. Some of them include community colleges, four-year College and universities, Business College and other proprietary institutions. You can apply for the courses regardless of your educational background. The course structure are constructed in such a way that anyone can apply for the programs. The most common types of programs are:

 Associate degree programs. Two-year community colleges, four-year colleges, universities and business schools offer these programs. After completing 60-70 sessions, you can earn an associate degree. Half of the course constitutes paralegal course while other half deals with general education. The transfer facility of the courses is also available (do check about this before joining any institution).

 Bachelor degree programs. Various public and private institutions offers paralegal studies major, minor or concentration within a major. The length of these programs is about 120-130 sessions that includes 30-60 sessions in related topics. You will be awarded with a bachelor degree after completing the program.

 Paralegal certificate programs You can opt for certificate programs after you have successfully completed your bachelor program. You will earn a certificate after completing 18-60 sessions (various institutions have different structure).

 Master’s degree programs. This program is an advanced degree in paralegal studies. The same colleges and universities that offer bachelor degrees have started offering masters degree. This is a specialized program that will enable you to learn paralegal studies in detail.

Apart from these, you have an opportunity to get paralegal training under any lawyer. However, if you are interested to go further into a research in paralegal studies then there are many specialized research institutes that offer such curriculum.

Teacher Orhan Seyfi Ari’s mark on the History of Education

Teacher Orhan Seyfi Ari’s mark on the History of Education

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Teacher and Idealist in
Teaching and Education..
the late Orhan Seyfi Ari
12 Dec 1918 – 17 Dec 1992
Teacher Orhan Seyfi Ari’s teaching, education reforms, this educator’s mark on educational and cultural history, his teaching, idealism, in education cultural reforms made him people’s Teacher of Teachers.
Editorial Halkin Sesi, 27 Dec 92: ‘…a luminary to many teachers…’
They named a street after this teacher… They hailed this teacher, his teaching, from Australia, Cyprus, Turkey, England… In poetry they sang of the teacher of teachers…
Teacher Ari’s teaching, school administration, educational leadership and reforms got this teacher invited in even retirement to give cultural and educational talks, view overseas teaching, teachers, schools.
A research writer wrote “Such nice things I have heard!” about this teacher, his teaching ~this teacher has left his mark on history of teaching, history of education, reformers -statesmen attended teacher Ari’s funeral, educators, teachers, school children bearing flowers…
Teacher Ari was a country boy; the pupils’ and people’s, ‘teacher of teachers’ (epitaph on his tomb), was born in Lapithiou, Paphos, in the, then colony, of Cyprus and raised with his cleric and teacher father Avni Esq.’s liberal views. His education & training was British: after secondary, high-school, education in Nicosia, he qualifying in school teaching at Teachers Training College, Morphou, the teacher of teachers also studied, and at a college was teaching agriculture, later mostly English, sometimes Greek, and, a scholar versed also in divinity & theology and interested in western & eastern philosophies & reformers, ethics –he wrote socio-political articles in Turkish, was reasonably versed in Arabic and in Latin.
With a keen interest in teaching, education, teachers’ continuing professional development through additional educational teaching courses and teachers’ seminars in England and Cyprus -in other disciplines mostly self-educated, well versed in pedagogy & educational philosophy (both western philosophy of education and theories & methods of education, and eastern) attaching importance to self-regulatory and self-improving systemising, practically beneficial as well as cultured and enjoyable teaching inspiring learning -and educational social psychology, teacher Orhan Ari, with highest praise for his teaching, school administration, educational leadership, some intellectual-literary, social influence, from quarters cultural, religious, political, educational, especially on, but not limited to, Turkish Cypriots, has left his mark on history of teaching, history of education, cultural, ethical, social progress of Cyprus.
The ‘teacher of teachers’, had been an elementary teacher, secondary school teacher, head teacher, lecturer; was a witty occasional socio-political columnist, in teaching circles and his club a debater on teaching and education, a thinker -in circle of friends mystic, poet.
Teacher Ari in spreading literacy, knowledge, light by teaching, education, was a true, courageous, leader to people ~this teacher’s extraordinary motivating skills had made him a choice also of British education authorities in pioneering educational social cultural efforts to advance the population ~he worked with village heads bringing water-roads-electricity, was active in preserving historic buildings, had interest in efforts of religious authorities to establish a cultural and educational basis for literacy teaching and improved education in orphanages -and in youth morality.. and now the young school teacher was debating, convincing, popularising secondary education, getting students, teachers, more and bigger modern schools with science laboratories and journal subscriptions, as well as finding and enabling research on, and collections of, poems and other literary otherwise lost works and to folk interested giving also their first taste of poetry.. when, while now Cyprus has a higher rate of literacy than in the United States and highest percentage of university graduates in the European Union, except for such efforts in their communities, many weren’t even interested in education.
Writers have seen teacher Ari as an eminent school.. Institute of Commonwealth Studies –Institute of Advanced Studies –University of London have archived this teacher in their library.. an overseas academic’s condolences are to the entire community of this teacher…
Teacher Ari was popular in both the Turkish and Greek communities during and after teaching at British schools classes composed of, e.g., English, Armenian, but mostly Turkish & Greek Cypriot students ~a Cypriot Greek author’s book refers to the beloved memory of this teacher, a Turkish Cypriot’s poem refers to this teacher as bringer of light to, waker up of, people who buried this teacher in their hearts -continues to inspire teacher Ari and his teaching…
After the island’s independence, while in the course of his community’s adapting to the Turkish system of education he appears to have been officially perhaps less appreciated, upon his peacefully passing away -as a cleric of a couple of years in his retirement to make ends meet, the press having praised his patriotism, the Leader of the Parliament of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus described him as having made both the state and the nation proud as “A successful modern educator.. who will be, with love and respect, remembered always…”
Acknowledging his wife Suzan Ari (whose own death brought many condolences –including from overseas university teaching staff) as his great helper, teacher Ari had successfully pursued idealism in cultural & school teaching and education with a sense of duty as in his verses:
“Since to mourn and remember us there is someone
That’s what counts -we can assume our duty to’ve done”
After his death a street was named after Orhan Seyfi Ari in the Marmara district of Nicosia, in the Turkish sector, Cyprus.

The Need For Scholarships

The Need For Scholarships

Scholarships are the amount of money that is given or cut in fees of students on some spatial basis. Various institutes all over the world provide scholarships for students, based on performances in exams or in some other cases as arias, finance or family backgrounds.

Scholarships are the financial help to the students for their studies. Most of the time scholarships are given based on performances. It is a kind of reward for brilliant students as the reductions of fees or direct financial help. Institute provides scholarships to uplift the level of education and to make it easy for brilliant students to get higher education at low cost.

Higher education is getting more and more costly now a days. Sometimes it gets even out of reach for a certain class of people. Scholarships provide the opportunity to the students of those classes to reach up to that higher education, without caring about big amounts of fees. Sometimes students have to earn money for their own expenses besides the fees of the institutes, in such cases scholarships helps a lot.

In countries, where higher studies are not world class, students tends to go abroad for studies, sometimes because of differences of currencies it becomes a big problem for them, most of the world class institutes provides scholarships for outsider students on the basis of certain exams which help students study abroad. Most of the excellent engineering, medical, business, arts and other institutes provide scholarships. As in U.S.A., all big educational institutes have scholarships for outsider students as well as excellent home country students.

Not only for higher level, but for now almost every educational institute has scholarship programs in different forms. Those programs help in raising education level and provide opportunity for performers. Almost all governmental institutes have scholarship programs to help performers in which government provides money to feed excellence in the country. World over big educational institutes have various scholarship programs and now it is a regular phenomena for all kinds of institutes.

Besides performance in examinations there are some more criteria in which scholarships are provided as there are scholarships for handicaps, scholarships for poor students, scholarships for military background students, scholarships for outsider students and scholarships on the basis of personal earnings (students without financial support of any kind).

Scholarships are always given to certain students on some spatial basis; there are three basic reasons for it:

Giving reward to performers so performance is appreciated and others are given motivation to perform.

Helping students, which are financially incapable, but academically excellent.

Honoring some families from spatial backgrounds (as in military)

Scholarship is a very good system for studies as now importance of studies, spatially higher studies, is regularly increasing. In such case, if there are students, which have excellent qualities but are unable to pay heavy fees, will not be able to study than it will be a big loss of human resource. On the other hand scholarships provides motivation to all kinds of students and establish the importance of studies.

Educational Programs of Paralegal Classes

Educational Programs of Paralegal Classes

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One of the essential requirements of a person who would want to enter the paralegal profession is education, because paralegals are distinct group of educated and trained persons employed in legal offices and function as able assistants to lawyers.
In relation with the increasing number of people entering the paralegal profession, today there is an estimated 600 paralegal programs of paralegal classes in the United States. A variety of public and private institutions offer paralegal classes, including community colleges, four- year colleges and universities, business colleges and propriety institutions. These different institutions make it possible for persons with various backgrounds to enter the profession.
The most familiar types of educational programs of paralegal classes are the following:
§ Certificate Programs – these types of educational programs of paralegal classes are usually designed for those who are already a holder of an associate or baccalaureate degree. The range of units in certificate program paralegal classes is 18 – 60 semestral units. Longer programs usually include both general education and paralegal courses, similar to associate degree programs.
§ Bachelor Degree Programs – students in this paralegal class are awarded as baccalaureate degree holders after completing the course. Usually, this type of educational programs of paralegal classes is offered for four years by colleges and universities which have a paralegal studies major, minor, or concentration within a major. These programs are usually about 120 – 130 semester units, including 30 – 60 semester units in paralegal and related course.
§ Associate Degree Program – Paralegal classes under this program last for two years. These types of programs are offered by two – year community colleges, some four-year colleges and universities and some business schools. Before a student could earn an associate degree he must obtain and successfully complete a 60 – 70 semester units. Paralegal classes under this type of program are ½ paralegal courses and ½ courses in general education. Students under this program must consider where he would continue his paralegal education.
§ Master’s Degree Programs – Paralegal classes under this program are more advanced since the students under this type of program must be bachelor degree holders. Few colleges and universities that offer undergraduate paralegal studies are now offering an advanced degree in paralegal studies. This type of program is usually taken for two years.
Before a student enrolls in any of the said program, it is wise for him to make sure that the paralegal school has a program approved by the American Bar Association to ensure that the type of educational programs of paralegal classes has the quality needed for a paralegal education. Meanwhile, seeking of ABA’s approval is voluntary on the part of the institution.