Education

 

"Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war."
                                                                                                        - Maria Montessori

Academic Earth -- An organization founded with the goal of giving everyone on Earth access to a world class education. Thousands of video lectures from the world's top scholars. www.academicearth.org/

Afghan Children's Fund -- The National Geographic Society is creating a special fund to assist in the development and delivery of educational opportunities for young women and girls of Afghanistan. The Society will work with select nonprofit organizations and local authorities in the region to create the program. www.nationalgeographic.com/donate/afghan-childrens-fund.html

Foundation for Global Community -- A project-based nonprofit educational organization, dedicated to reconnecting people, the planet, and prosperity. Recognizing that natural, social, and economic systems are all parts of a single interconnected whole, the Foundation has been promoting cultural change, facilitating personal development, and strengthening community connections for over 50 years. www.globalcommunity.org

Gaia Illlumination University -- Transformational learning at home. www.gaiailluminationuniversity.com

Good Minds -- Educational Resources for Native American Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Studies, Aboriginal Studies. www.goodminds.com/homepage.htm

Great Beginnings -- Website of MaryEllen Jirak, author of The Gift of ADD, speaker, teacher of children with many assorted differences, and parent of an ADD child. All the information you need to create fresh stories and talk shows. www.gr8beginnings.com

Institute for Democratic Education & Culture -- National not-for-profit organization that promotes progressive speakers and artists on campuses and in communities. Committed to social, political, cultural and economic justice, Speak Out encourages critical and imaginative thinking about domestic and international issues through artistic and educational forums nationwide. www.democratic-edu.org/

iTunes U -- Universities & colleges. More than 170 schools offer content free to the public. Requires iTunes on your computer.
http://deimos3.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/Browse/itunesu.com.1555792676

Touch the Future -- Educational organization dedicated to raising well-adjusted, happy and creative children. Our goal is to model Optimum Learning Relationships between children and adults by applying what athletes and martial artists call The Zone, researchers call Flow and children call Play to parenting and education. www.ttfuture.org

YouTube Edu -- Videos & channels from YouTube's more than 100 college & university partners. www.youtube.com/edu