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Education News Archive - October 26, 2005

By Amatea, Ellen S; Clark, Mary Ann This qualitative study utilized a grounded theory methodology to assess the conceptions about the school counselor role held by 26 administrators employed in public elementary, middle, or high schools.

By Cheung, Alan; Slavin, Robert E Abstract This article systematically reviews research on elementary reading programs for English language learners and other language- minority students. It focuses on studies that compared experimental and control groups on quantitative reading measures.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.