Homebound instruction 30-06-2011, 04:52
The teaching, by certified professionals, of children who—for whatever reason—are unable to attend school, either temporarily or permanently.
Holmes Group 30-06-2011, 04:49
A consortium of about 100 university-based schools of education founded in 1986 to reform teacher education and the teaching profession.
Josiah Holbrook (1788–1854) 30-06-2011, 04:47
American educator and founder of the AMERICAN LYCEUM, the first organization ever to provide adult education in the United States.
History 30-06-2011, 04:43
The study of the chronology, causes, results and interrelationship of events that shape a region, nation, continent or civilization.
Hispanic Americans 30-06-2011, 04:35
The Spanish-speaking population of the United States. Overwhelmingly made up of persons from the Americas, Hispanics became the largest minority in the United States at the end of the 20th century, increasing more than 80% over the last two decades to a total of 40 million by 2003—more than 13.7% of the United States population.
U.S. v. foreign high schools 30-06-2011, 04:25
The constantly shifting comparison of the academic achievement of American and foreign high school students.
High school reform 30-06-2011, 04:19
An amorphous, ongoing effort by a variety of organizations to improve academic achievement in American high schools.
High School, A Report on Secondary Education in America 30-06-2011, 04:11
A scathing report on high school quality in the United States in 1983, published by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
High School and Beyond 29-06-2011, 15:38
A periodic, national survey of post–high school placements...
High school 29-06-2011, 15:37
A uniquely American institution, first developed in Boston as a publicly supported alternative to the Latin GRAMMAR SCHOOL.
Higher-Order Thinking Skills Compensatory Program 29-06-2011, 15:30
A computer-based system for teaching low-achieving or educationally, deprived elementary school students to solve problems independently, with little help from the teacher.
Higher Education Act of 1965 29-06-2011, 15:28
A landmark federal law that provided the first federal scholarships and subsidized loans to college undergraduates and established a National Teacher Corps to improve teaching quality in low-income areas of the United States.
Higher education 29-06-2011, 15:25
A broad term referring to formal study beyond the secondary school level...
Hidden curriculum 29-06-2011, 15:23
A colloquialism referring to the unstated educational values and goals of a school curriculum...
Heuristic learning 29-06-2011, 15:22
The solution of problems and discovery of knowledge through experimentation.
Herbartianism 29-06-2011, 15:19
The concepts of German philosopher/educator Johann Friedrich Herbart (1776–1841)...
Henry Street Settlement 29-06-2011, 15:08
The first major settlement house in New York City to ease the plight of sick and homeless children roaming New York streets in the late 19th century.
Joseph Henry (1797–1878) 29-06-2011, 15:06
Leading American physicist and mathematician; responsible for converting the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., into a major sponsor of American scientific research.
Henrico College 29-06-2011, 15:01
A college that was to have been founded in Henrico, Virginia, originally “for the education of the children of those American Indian barbarians,” but later for both Indian and English children.
Hegge-Kirk-Kirk Method 29-06-2011, 14:59
A multisensory, remedial-reading instructional technique developed in the 1970s...
Hebrew Union College—Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) 29-06-2011, 14:58
The oldest seminary in the United States dedicated to Jewish scholarship and the training of Reform Rabbis.
Hebrew school 29-06-2011, 14:53
Any of a variety of schools that teach the Hebrew language and Jewish religion and history.
Hebrew Free School Association 29-06-2011, 14:51
A 19th-century organization that countered efforts of Christian missionaries by founding a group of free schools for New York City’s Jewish immigrant children.
Hebrew 29-06-2011, 14:49
The language of the Old Testament and a required subject, along with Greek and Latin, in the curriculum of the early, theologically oriented colleges in the American colonies.