Education News Archive - June 17, 2007

By Lim, Cher Ping Abstract This paper examines and analyses where and how information and communication technologies (ICT) are integrated in Singapore schools to engage students in higher-order thinking activities.

By Song, Liyan Hannafin, Michael J; Hill, Janette R Abstract Current teaching and learning methods reveal marked differences between how students approach learning and how instructors approach teaching.

By Shawn Vestal, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jun. 17--In this graduation season, Bryson Toth had more commencements on the calendar than most. Toth earned both a high school diploma and an associate's degree this spring.

By TESS NACELEWICZ Staff Writer A teacher at Portland High School recently signed "See you later, alligator" in American Sign Language to two deaf students as he left the room. The students, Woro Yanga and Yuri Kegl, looked puzzled.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]