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
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]