Education News Archive - June 07, 2007

By Patten, Kathryn B; Craig, Dorothy Valcarcel Four action research studies were conducted, focusing on using Apple iPods with English-language learners (ELLs) to promote reading, writing, and listening skills.

By Hew, Khe Foon; Brush, Thomas Abstract Although research studies in education show that use of technology can help student learning, its use is generally affected by certain barriers.

By Bethany Meisinger-Reiff Contributing Writer HUBER HEIGHTS -- A graduate of Wayne High School is returning to the school district to ensure students are spending their school days in class and not at large in the community.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.