Published Date:October 2, 2012
Todays teachers face classrooms of students who cut their teeth using electronic communications, and two education scholars at the University of Illinois have just released both a software application and a new book that they believe will profoundly change the teaching of literacy for this technology-savvy group and generations to come.
October 2, 2012
Published Date:October 1, 2012
Celebrated authors of books for children and adults will share their enthusiasm for their craft in a series of events as part of the College of Educations annual Youth Literature Festival, to be observed Thursday-Saturday (Oct. 4-6).
October 1, 2012
Published Date:September 11, 2012
Incidents such as the one that took place at Normal Community High School on Friday (Sept. 7), during which a student armed with a gun briefly took classmates and a teacher hostage at the Illinois school before being subdued, provide sobering reminders that crisis plans are as imperative as lesson plans in U.S. schools today.
September 11, 2012
Published Date:August 27, 2012
Photos of happy, smiling faces on patient education websites may engage readers, but they also may have a negative impact on older adults comprehension of vital health information, especially those elderly patients who are the least knowledgeable about their medical condition to begin with, suggests a new study.
August 27, 2012
Published Date:July 24, 2012
Students with cognitive and learning disabilities that engaged in a self-directed learning program were more likely to access mainstream instruction and achieve their academic or other goals, suggests research by Karrie A. Shogren, a special education expert at the University of Illinois.
July 24, 2012