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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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