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Education News Archive - October 12, 2012

Early Warning System For Struggling Young Readers

A new study from Stanford University demonstrates that brain scans can identify the neural differences between strong and weak readers, and may someday lead to an early warning system for struggling students.

Natural Playgrounds Inspire More Play And More Beneficial To Children

Children who play on playgrounds that incorporate natural elements like logs and flowers tend to be more active than those who play on traditional playgrounds with metal and brightly colored equipment

Teacher Make Money Selling School Materials Online

Many teachers spend the last few weeks of summer getting ready for the new school year by creating new curriculum materials for their classes.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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