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Latest David Tzuriel Stories

2010-09-16 08:08:45

The gender difference in spatial abilities, which emerges very early in development, may be a source of the lag in girls’ achievement in math and science.

2010-09-15 17:09:37

Barriers to children's achievement in the areas of science, math, and engineering have become a particular concern as policymakers focus on America's economic competitiveness.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.