Education News Archive - May 11, 2009


UO architecture professor's Green Classroom Toolbox aims to put student performance into the planning.


School children as young as 11 can benefit from a daily exercise program to reduce their risk factors for cardiovascular disease, researchers in Germany say.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.