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
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.