Education News Archive - August 12, 2008

By Neha Pushkarna NEW DELHI: The 1415 students passing out of IIT Delhi on Saturday had gratitude for their alma mater as well as concern for its changing standards.

Dar Al Marefa, Mirdiff's new pioneering schoolModern bilingual school to practice an international curriculum in both Arabic and English The Mirdiff area will witness the opening of its own Dar Al Marefa in September 2008.

By Caryn Tamber In the fictional town of Lake Wobegon, all the children are above average. In law school, not so much. Only a handful of people can be at the top of the class. They're the ones you'll find bustling around in their interview-day best for on-campus recruiting this fall.

By Hemali Chhapia MUMBAI: Krishna Ramkumar and Devarun Ghosh may be leaving the IIT campus at Powai this year but the good that they have done will live on after them.

By M. Husairy Othman TAIPING: Year Six pupil V. Sivasanthiran has no problems getting his teachers' attention in class. In fact, the 12-year-old is constantly watched as he is the sole student at SJK (C) Padang Gajah in Trong, some 30km from here.

Program Adds Drummond, Freedom, Indiahoma, and Pittsburg School Districts The Gooden Group, Inc. Meg Martin, 405-397-6156 Online learning leader Advanced Academics, Inc. today announced partnerships with four additional Oklahoma school districts.

By Victor Chew I AM surprised that many teachers still carry a cane in class. My grandniece in a Chinese primary school in Cheras complained that her Malay Language teacher canes her and her classmates for spelling mistakes and other minor mistakes. Recently in the press, we read about such abuses.

By Maritza Velazquez LA VERNE - Julie Stride has one valuable piece of advice for parents with autistic children - never give up. "You should never give up on those who have obsessive compulsive disorder and autism," she said. "It takes time, a lot of patience and it takes a while to cope with it.

Today marks the start of a new school year in Richmond County, and pupils at Hornsby Elementary School have the chance to make the first mark on a new school building. Construction crews completed the new school at Sand Bar Ferry Road and Kentucky Avenue about two weeks ago.

Kathryn Pilcher Edmonds found herself teaching some of the most challenging pupils in some of the most challenging times, yet she found successes she hopes other teachers can learn from.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.