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Education News Archive - February 15, 2008

By Smyth, Theoni Soublis Abstract: More than six years after the election of our current president, the nation is analyzing the effects of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) federal legislation.

By Helterbran, Valeri R Abstract: It is essential that teachers take a proactive look at their profession and themselves to strengthen areas of professionalism over which they have control.

By Martin, Don Martin, Magy; Carvalho, Kathleen Abstract: In this article, the authors assess the evidence related to various instructional styles for teaching reading to children with learning disabilities.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.