Latest Educational philosophy Stories

2008-07-01 09:00:56

By Mike LaBella, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 1--HAVERHILL -- Ask dozens of teachers to juggle several beach balls and they may have a hard time. Toss in a few pingpong balls, and it's tougher, maybe even impossible.

2008-06-30 12:02:26

SAN ANTONIO, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- PASCO scientific and Project Tomorrow today announced a new report on science education that is based upon the authentic, unfiltered views and ideas of over 367,000 K-12 students, teachers, parents and school administrators collected through the annual Speak Up online surveys.

2008-06-18 12:00:47

The News & Record created the One Guilford series to stimulate discussion on vital issues affecting those who live here. The most recent symposium, hosted by UNCG on March 12, focused on education.

2008-06-03 03:00:30

By Potts, Glenn Schultz, Brian The goals of increasing student retention and developing effective learning communities led the College of Business and Economics faculty to experiment with freshmen learning communities.

2008-05-17 06:00:20

By Drake, Meg At the turn of the 20th century, Maria Montessori called for "a revolution in society's approach to human development" (Montessori, 1966). She advanced a precise, scientifically based theory that has stood the test of time, decade after decade.

2008-04-13 03:00:29

By Nagel, Paul Coke (2005) argues that vertical cooperative learning is needed between elementary and secondary school teachers. While this would help with the transition between grades and subjects, it is dependent upon school principals to implement these cooperative learning meetings.

2008-03-27 15:25:00

Analysis finds competitive and individual-type learning lead to lower achievement, poorer social interaction

2008-03-25 09:01:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Looking to help California's educators boost students' reading comprehension, Pearson School educational publishers today announced an exclusive partnership with Grant Wiggins, considered one of the nation's preeminent experts in curriculum design.

2008-03-19 03:00:34

By Park, Sung Hee Ertmer, Peggy A Abstract Although computers are now commonplace within our lives, integration within schools is much less ordinary. While access and training are no longer considered significant barriers, attention has turned to the potential influence of teachers' beliefs.

2008-02-20 15:00:56

By Elaine Marsilio, Odessa American, Texas Feb. 20--ECISD administrators continue to analyze proposed bell schedules for the high schools, which would begin in August.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.