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2012-01-11 08:00:00

The Laurel School announced today it has appointed Hal Hensler as the Head of School. The Laurel School, located in San Francisco, serves students in K-8th grades with learning differences and students who benefit from a small class size. In addition to being a long-time educator, Hal was also a pro baseball player with the Detroit Tigers. SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 The Laurel School announced today it has appointed Hal Hensler as the Head of School. The Laurel School,...

2010-03-15 14:50:00

All Kinds of Minds' groundbreaking new book merges the science of learning with the art of teaching DURHAM, N.C., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All Kinds of Minds, a national nonprofit dedicated to translating the latest research on how students learn into training and tools that equip educators to better reach all learners, today announced the forthcoming release of their new book supporting that mission - Schools for All Kinds of Minds. "There is a renewed sense of urgency to...

2008-10-07 15:00:34

All Kinds of Minds today congratulates Heather Sparks for earning "2009 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year" honors. Sparks is a graduate of the All Kinds of Minds Schools Attuned program and serves as a program facilitator, where she spent her summer months training fellow educators in the Schools Attuned techniques and methodologies. "Schools Attuned is a professional development experience that has significantly changed my teaching," Sparks said. "After completing the Core Course in 2000, I...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'