Most schools give their students grades that are on a scale of A, B, C, D, or F, skipping over the letter E. But some schools donâ€™t use the F for failing and instead use the letter E.
'A'students at Eastern Middle School in Silver Spring, Maryland are being rewarded with a party, complete with a DJ, pizza, and a game room.
Many schools prevent students from tweeting in class. But a teacher in Wisconsin is embracing social media as a learning tool, saying sites like Twitter can expand discussions beyond a classroom's four walls. (Jan. 24)
Josh Duhamel visited Park City, Utah, this week to promote shelter dog adoption at an event sponsored by Pedigree. (Jan. 22)
In the first study of its kind, new research finds what children with autism see doesn't quite match up to what they hear. Think of it like watching a movie that’s badly dubbed. (Via Vanderbilt) That’s what researchers at Vanderbilt Unviersity say it’s like for children with autism whose brains can’t immediately ...
New research finds what children with autism see doesn't quite match up to what they hear.
Lessons in computer programming will be adopted by the national curriculum for primary schools in England from September - but this is not a new concept for schools in Estonia.
Under a new plan, students in Chicago Public Schools will be taught computer science from kindergarten through their senior year of high school.
An African-American girl may be expelled from a private school in Orlando if she doesn’t cut and shape her natural hair, according to a news report. Vanessa VanDyke, 12, said school officials gave her one week to decide whether to change her hair or leave Faith Christian Academy, where she ...
Attention, grammar police and enthusiastic editors: "Because" is now a preposition — because Internet. Languages change over time to adapt to changes in our lifestyles. Now, linguists are starting to embrace a meme-ed preposition as one of those natural evolutions of speech. (Via The Atlantic) Now, if you're thinking to yourself "Prepowhatsits?" let's recap: "Nine or 10 of ...