Education News Archive - April 02, 2006

By Piotrowski, Chris; Plash, Shawn H Abstract When employee turnover can be identified as endemic to a corporation or an organization, a comprehensive OD intervention approach is most appropriate.

By Williamson, Pamela; McLeskey, James; Hoppey, David; Rentz, Tarcha ABSTRACT: Empirical evidence and federal mandates support the notion that students with mental retardation (MR) should spend some or much of the school day in general education classrooms.

By Hutton, Lisa A; Curtis, Reagan; Burstein, Joyce H Abstract In this study, 172 elementary teachers were surveyed to determine the state of social studies teaching in their classrooms.

By Glbahar, Yasemin; Tinmaz, Hasan Abstract In this case study, the aim was to implement project-based learning by utilizing e-portfolio assessment in a small-scale classroom (N = 8).

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'