Latest Michaella Sektnan Stories

2010-04-27 12:35:00

A study that will be published in a forthcoming journal adds to the mounting evidence that self-regulation "“ or children's ability to control their behavior and impulses "“ is directly related to academic performance. A key finding in that study shows that at-risk children who can self-regulate have higher reading, math and vocabulary achievement. The study was conducted by then-Oregon State University graduate student Michaella Sektnan, who did the research as her master's...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'