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Education News Archive - August 19, 2012

Back-to-School Health Basics

As summer is coming to a close, it’s time to think about getting ready for the start of school. For parents and guardians, it’s especially important to understand the back-to-school health basics. Luckily, the CDC has provided a number of tips for families and educators.

Fifth Grade Students Predicted The Evolution Of The Internet

A strangely prophetic video recorded by a group of grade school students back in 1995 correctly predicted that online activity on the future would focus on communicating, watching videos, shopping, and cats.

Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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