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Education News Archive - June 27, 2007

By Maltese, Adam V Dexter, Kirsten M; Tai, Robert H; Sadler, Philip M Using a national survey of more than 7,000 students from 128 different college introductory science courses, the authors compared students who experienced Block scheduling and Traditional scheduling in high school.

By Jitendra, Asha K DuPaul, George J; Volpe, Robert J; Tresco, Katy E; Et al Abstract. This study evaluated the effectiveness of two consultation-based models for designing academic interventions to enhance the educational functioning of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'