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Education News Archive - January 09, 2007

By Melissa Dribben, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jan. 9--With the charges against University of Pennsylvania professor Rafael Robb, the bad news keeps on coming for Penn.

By Obiakor, Festus E In this era of accountability, schools are challenged to leave no child behind, which includes making schools more responsive to students' needs.

By Finstein, Rita F; Yang, Fei Yao; Jones, Rchele Organization is an essential skill for all of us. For the student who has a learning disability (LD), development of expertise may require direct instruction and guidance (Borich, 2000).

By Boutot, E Amanda In order for students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to find acceptance and to develop friendships similar to those of their typical peers, they must be provided with the opportunities to do so.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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