Education News Archive - August 17, 2010


Children are natural psychologists -- by the time they’re in preschool, they understand that other people have desires, preferences, beliefs, and emotions.

English and math teachers who took professional development courses online improved their instructional practices and boosted their subject knowledge scores, producing modest performance gains for their students.

Word of the Day
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.