EDUCATION How Kids Learn Archive

    Adult Education
    Higher Education
    K to 12
    School Guide
    Special Reports
    Live Discussions
    Photo Galleries
    Education Index
  Real Estate

35 Total Stories (Displaying articles 1 - 20)

In Schools, No Points for Styles: Some Educators Say Teaching Methods Should Reflect Students' Skills; Others Worry About Race and Class Bias (Post, April 9, 2002)

Relying on Science in Teaching Kids to Read (Post, Feb. 26, 2002)

Repeat After Me: Memory Takes Practice: Forget Herbs; Focus on Focus, Experts Say (Post, Aug. 7, 2001)

Memory Mastery (Post, Aug. 7, 2001)

Adult Illiteracy, Rewritten: Director Revises Widely Quoted 1993 Study That Said 1 in 5 Couldn't Read; Analysis Called Overly Pessimistic (Post, July 17, 2001)

At-Risk Youth Finds Self in Class, in Life (Post, June 26, 2001)

Studying The Bard -- as She Likes It: Subject Takes Senior To Campuses, Abroad (Post, June 26, 2001)

Questioning the Answers: Teachers Turning to Age-Old Socratic Method to Help Modern Students Hone Their Critical Thinking Skills (Post, May 22, 2001)

A World Beyond Words: U-Va. Student Develops Simpler Sign Language (Post, May 15, 2001)

Can't Wait for Summer: Months Before They Start, the Most-Coveted Day Camps Are Filling Up (Post, March 29, 2001)

Learning Lessons in the Toy Store: High-Tech Innovations, Parents' Misconceptions Can Interfere With the Serious Work of Children's Play (Post, Dec. 12, 2000)

Taking Fear Out of the Equation: Trying to Improve Algebra Scores, Teachers Use New Tactics to Introduce Concepts to Much Younger Students (Post, Sept. 26, 2000)

Internet at School Is Changing Work of Students--and Teachers (Post, Sept. 5, 2000)

Blue Ribbon Doesn't Always Reflect Excellence, Report Says (Post, Sept. 5, 2000; 4:16 PM)

Early Schedules Indicate Later Successes (Post, Aug. 29, 2000)

Hot Debate on Value of Summer School: Some Educators Say It Helps Skills; Others Call It Unproductive (Post, June 13, 2000)

History Students Going Beyond the Book: Teaching Program Encourages Using Original Sources (Post, June 6, 2000)

For Students, No Dodging the Drafts: New Writing Programs Try to Revive Revising (Post, May 23, 2000)

Teaching in Tongues: Schools, Children Must Struggle to Overcome Language Barrier: Schools, Children Must Struggle to Overcome Language Barrier (Post, April 24, 2000)

Erasing the Stress on Penmanship: With Children on Keyboards, Many Schools Deemphasize Proper Handwriting (Post, April 4, 2000)


1 - 20  |   21 - 35

© 2002-2005 The Washington Post Company